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Pilot a blockchain for business — free beta!

Want an easy and economical way to get started with blockchain development? Try the new IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan, currently in beta. This development and testing environment is ideal for developers who are exploring blockchain technology and want to build a business blockchain for demos, pilots, and pre-production staging.

With the new Starter Plan, you get:

  • One-click setup of a pre-configured blockchain network consisting of two members, two peers, a certificate authority, an ordering service, and a channel
  • Sample apps you can deploy and demo as is, and start customizing
  • A pre-production staging environment for your business logic and applications
  • A Swagger UI to help you easily integrate APIs into your applications
  • No learning curve when migrating to a full production network, because the Starter Plan offers the same experience as the Enterprise plans

Get started with the Starter Plan Deploy a sample network to your Starter Plan instance

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Hyperledger is a global, open source, collaborative effort, hosted by The Linux Foundation, to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies.

Hyperledger Fabric

Hyperledger Fabric is a Hyperledger project and framework implementation whose modular architecture powers the IBM Blockchain Platform.

Hyperledger Composer

Hyperledger Composer is Hyperledger project and toolset for quickly prototyping a Hyperledger Fabric blockchain network and developing applications to interact with it.

Engage with IBM to accelerate your blockchain solution

IBM Blockchain Workshop

In this collaborative workshop, work with IBM experts to explore the blockchain use cases relevant to your business and determine your best first pilot of the technology.

Blockchain Founder’s Handbook

Blockchain brings organizations together. Learn how network founders have successfully launched their consortia.

IBM Blockchain ecosystem

Join the IBM Blockchain community of business leaders and developers embracing the blockchain opportunity and receive special benefits and perks to accelerate innovation.

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