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IBM signs blockchain deal with Australia government

[ July 9, 2018   //   ]

IBM has signed $740 million technology supply deal, including blockchain, with the Australian government, to improve data security, per a report by Bloomberg.
Under a five-year contract, the company will provide services such as blockchain, automation, and artificial intelligence to Australian federal departments, including defense and home affairs.
IBM’s Asia Pacific head, Harriet Green, told Bloomberg that the new partnership will give Australian citizens access to the world’s greatest technologies across many government agencies, and ensure data security.
The new partnership will give Commonwealth citizens access to the world’s greatest technologies across many government agencies, and ensure data security, she said. Green added that the partnership is also expected to catapult Australia to “the top three of digital governments in the world.” The deal is expected to make IBM the central technology partner of the government.

 

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