IBM and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ to Use Blockchain for Contact Management Between the Two Companies
三菱东京日联银行亚太地区副首席执行官、亚太地区新加坡分部及企业银行部总经理Motoi Mitsuishi先生表示：“区块链技术不仅有能力改变金融世界，也可以被运用到其他商业领域。今天，我们和IBM一同启程探索这项新技术的潜能。我们对于和IBM 研究部门和IBM全球商业服务部门共同完成的、对区块链第一阶段的概念验证工作的结果非常满意，并且期待着这些区块链的应用日渐成熟。”
IBM产业平台资深副主席Bridget van Kralingen表示：“IBM将会持续投入数十亿美元对这一新兴技术进行研发，该技术拥有为我们的客户带来变革性改变的潜能。区块链将会重新定义复杂的多方通讯和基于交易的商业模型，这一点在银行业和金融服务业特别明显。该技术将会让我们更专业地帮助客户识别正确的项目，并且构建区块链解决方案更高效地处理日常商业问题。我们对于通过区块链创新扩大我们和三菱东京日联银行的合作关系感到高兴。”
IBM, today announced it has signed a contract with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ to examine the design, management and execution of contracts among business partners using blockchain technologies.
The two companies will begin by piloting blockchain to automate business transaction between IBM and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.
This happens to be the first actual project built on the Hyperledger Project fabric, an open-source blockchain platform, to use blockchain for real-life contact management on the IBM Cloud.
IBM and BTMU have created a prototype of smart contracts on a blockchain platform, to access blockchain for real-life contract management on the IBM Cloud.
This is the one of the first projects built on the Hyperledger Project fabric, an open-source blockchain platform, to use blockchain for real-life contract management on the IBM Cloud.
“Blockchain technology has the potential to change not only the financial world, but also other areas of the business world, leading to improved efficiency of the end-to-end business process,“said Mr. Motoi Mitsuishi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of BTMU Asia & Oceania and General Manager, Singapore Branch and Corporate Banking Division for Asia & Oceania. “Today, we are embarking on a journey with IBM to exploit the potential of this new technology. We are very pleased with the outcome of the first blockchain proof of concept working with IBM Research and IBM Global Business Services and we look forward to seeing these blockchain applications come to fruition.”
“IBM continues to invest billions of dollars into research on emerging technologies that hold transformative potential for our clients. Blockchain will reinvent complex multi-party and contract-based business models, especially in banking and financial services,”said Bridget van Kralingen, senior vice president, IBM Industry Platforms. “This expands our expertise in helping clients identify the right projects and build out blockchain solutions to solve day-to-day business problems more effectively. We are delighted to be expanding the scope of our partnership with BTMU with this blockchain initiative.”