IBM: Banks Expect Commercial Blockchains By 2017

IBM: Banks Expect Commercial Blockchains By 2017

Banks and financial firms are planning to release commercial-grade blockchain services within the next two years, two surveys published today by IBM show. In total, 200 banks and financial markets operators, respectively, were surveyed about the current status of their work with the technology, and 15% of banks interviewed indicated that they see commercial-scale services coming online sometime before the end of 2017. Of the financial markets operators asked the same question, 14% suggested that they would have their own services online by that date. "In effect, 2017 looks to be the....


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