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Alan Zeichick
Blockchain Cloud
Real-world uses of blockchain are starting to bubble up—examples include bringing more trust and transparency to supply chain transactions or allowing easier intracompany financial transfers. To turn those ideas into action, though, companies need a production-ready blockchain system, one where developers don’t need to worry about the plumbing of IT infrastructure and don’t have to master the implementation details of complex peer-to-peer protocols.

That’s where the new Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service comes in, with the kind of resilience, recoverability, security, and global reach you need before trusting your financial systems, supply chain and customer experience to blockchain. Developers can design a blockchain network, program the business logic, and integrate blockchain with new and existing applications. And Oracle Cloud handles the operation and security. Blockchain is now fully baked, so bring on the enterprise use cases.

— Alan Zeichick, Oracle director of strategic communications
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