Cloud trumps blockchain: DTCC’s TIW goes live, and no one’s choosing the DLT option

Sources say the industry is not yet ready to fully adopt wide-scale implementations of distributed-ledger technologies.

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s long-anticipated re-platforming of its Trade Information Warehouse (TIW) project went live in October 2022. The service has been delivered on cloud technology with support for distributed-ledger technology (DLT) capabilities at the access layer. It would appear, though, that no one is interested in connecting through the latter.

Three sources with knowledge of the re-platforming told WatersTechnology that so far, all clients have connected to the

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