Blockchain knowledge storage and privateness start-up Sharder desires to improve its knowledge cupboard space because it seems to be to present the storage hub for the Island blockchain utility.
The new utility, known as Boxes, punches up Sharder’s storage by an extra 96 terabytes. It’s present storage hub at present handles 32 terabytes.
Sharder chief advertising officer Paul Rogash informed Cointelegraph Boxes will act because the storage hub for Island and can come out within the third quarter of this yr.
“Boxes will interact with other blockchain applications where we can give more security and storage space,” Rogash mentioned. “One of its key makes use of is for the upcoming Island utility which is within the remaining stage of growth.
Island, a storage utility for delicate knowledge, will likely be launched globally in October. Rogash mentioned Island approached Sharder final yr and signed a growth contract in February.
Sharder supplies safe storage of information throughout a number of blockchains. Data is encrypted after which cut up into fragments earlier than being distributed to completely different nodes. The firm mentioned its mannequin ensures knowledge is extra secured this fashion. It additionally permits for simpler authentication and validation of information.
“We’re not storing data you consistently have to call up; this is data that is sensitive and you want secured such medical files or police reports,” Rogash mentioned. “You want to make sure that information is very secure.”
Along with Island, Sharder already works with SignEase and Filecoin, who can be engaged on a decentralized storage mainnet. Sharder additionally has a token, SS, to pay for storage providers. Rogash mentioned the corporate is in talks with different corporations to provide Boxes as a safe knowledge storage hub.