#1 Source for BlockChain News

IBM Blockchain

IBM Blockchain | Santander Bank Enters $700 Million Deal with IBM

in Banking/Blockchain/blockchain app/blockchain companies/blockchain explained/blockchain explorer/blockchain for dummies/blockchain info/blockchain ledger/blockchain news/blockchain stock/blockchain tutorial/blockchain updates/blockchain wiki/daily blockchain news/editorial/IBM blockchain/prconnect/trending/what is a blockchain by

According to Cointelegraph, Europe’s Banco Santander and tech behemoth IBM have announced an accord involving the IBM blockchain.

The pair signed a $700 million USD deal aiming to increase Santander’s technological developments.

The news was released yesterday via a press release.

IBM Blockchain

The deal is a five-year “global technology agreement” that will improve the bank’s services by using innovative technology such as blockchain, AI, and big data. IBM will take care of the technology behind its new services.

IBM has been leading the blockchain revolution in business across the globe. Only last week, the company successfully completed a blockchain trial aimed at improving the shipping industry. In this instance, IBM’s blockchain recorded a shipment of mandarins from China to Singapore.

The details of the trade were recorded on the blockchain. This replaced the usual bill of lading (BL) document. In normal practice, the BL is mailed to all parties involved in the shipment; this includes banks and those who provide trade financing. It can take anywhere up to a week to send the document around.

However, in using the IBM blockchain instead, the entire record is sent in 1 second.

>> Is Crypto About to Get Institutional Investment? Novogratz Thinks So

Santander

Santander is Spain’s biggest financial and credit group, and now the company is looking to “evolve towards the open, flexible and modern IT environment it requires.” The move should reduce the bank’s overall annual IT spending.

David Soto, IBM General Manager for Santander Group, was quoted in the press release as saying:

Crypto News Desk

GIVE US 32 MINUTES AND YOU'LL BE INFORMED


Email address
Secure and Spam free...

“Santander Group is leveraging IBM technologies to support their security and regulatory work, and to rapidly develop new services that meet emerging customer demand by tapping into IBM’s unique technology and industry expertise.”

The financial institution created its own blockchain research team last year. Called the Digital Investment Banking team, its purpose is to explore blockchain’s ability to enhance securities trading.

Featured Image: DepositPhotos © Fotofabrika

If You Liked This Article Click To Share

!function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s)if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function()n.callMethod?
n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments);if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;
n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′;n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0;
t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)(window,
document,’script’,’https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js’);
fbq(‘init’, ‘894368744004449’);
fbq(‘init’, ‘447469122301599’);
fbq(‘init’, ‘1763072463990516’);
fbq(‘track’, ‘PageView’);

(function(d, s, id)
var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];
if (d.getElementById(id)) return;
js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id;
js.src = “http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.6”;
fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);
(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest from Banking

LVMH Blockchain

LVMH Blockchain | Louis Vuitton on the Blockchain?

Blockchain technology has many uses. Mostly synonymous with the financial sector and
OKEx Blockchain

OKEx Blockchain | The OKChain will Test-Launch in June

Malta-based crypto exchange OKEx has announced plans for its own decentralized exchange or
crypto adoption

Chicago Mayor Believes Crypto Adoption is “Inevitable”

Cryptocurrency received an endorsement from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel when he stated that
Square

Square is Hiring | You Can Be Paid in Bitcoin if You Want

Twitter and Square founder Jack Dorsey has always been bullish in his
polymath

Polymath Partners with SeriesOne for Security Token Issuance

Security token platform, Polymath, has reportedly partnered with digital securities fundraising platform,