Boston, March 6, 2018 – 2017 saw a lot of blockchain experimentation in the form of proofs of concept and even pilots in financial services, as well as a number of other industries. For these to move forward to production in 2018, the technology needs to mature in a few key areas, including system performance at scale, data security and confidentiality, and integration and interoperability with legacy systems and between blockchain systems.
This report identifies the key aspects of DLT platforms and profiles the major distributed ledger technology platforms and solution providers in the capital markets industry. It is based on qualitative Aite Group interviews from February to November 2017 with over 20 executives heading up blockchain innovation at global capital markets firms, and it also draws from relevant secondary data. This report profiles six DLT startup firms (Clearmatics, Digital Asset Holdings, EquiChain, Juzix, Paxos, and R3), one consortium DLT project (Hyperledger project), and two DLT enablers (IBM and Synechron).
This 40-page Impact Report contains nine figures and six tables. Clients of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investments service can download this report, the corresponding charts, and the Executive Impact Deck.
This report mentions ABN AMRO, Clearmatics, CLS Digital Asset Holdings, DTCC, EquiChain, IBM, Linux Foundation, London Stock Exchange Group, Mizuho Financial Group, Northern Trust, Juzix, Paxos, R3, SBI Securities, and SWIFT.