An Overview of Crust’s Recent Big Progress

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PRESS RELEASE. Excellent progress has been made in Crust’s Web3.0 storage ecosystem in the last three months since its mainnet launch, including key partnerships, blockchain platform integrations, application integrations and several exciting headways inside Crust’s own community and ecosystem.

They are partnering / using / integrating Crust:

  • Polygon
  • Near
  • Elrond
  • Moonbeam
  • BSC
  • Flow
  • RMRK

They are helping building Crust ecosystem and community:

  • Linux Foundation
  • SwitchSwap
  • Decentralized Cloud Foundation

Let’s take a closer look

Polygon – Crust Network Brings Decentralized Storage Solution Package to Polygon with Seamless IPFS Compatibility

September: Crust Network, a decentralized storage network that underpins Web3.0 style data & file architecture and Metaverse storage, is bringing highly practical, powerful but handy IPFS-based decentralized storage solutions packages to the Polygon ecosystem.

Crust Network is ready to facilitate Web3.0 style, decentralized storage experiences for Polygon users and developers with its 6000+ IPFS nodes and approx. 2000 Petabytes storage capacity available, which is all achieved in just two weeks from Crust Network’s mainnet launch.

Polygon is the first well-structured, easy-to-use platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development that supports building and connecting secured chains like Plasma, Optimistic Rollups, zkRollups, Validium, etc.

NEAR – Crust Network Partners with NEAR Protocol to Introduce Decentralized Storage Solutions

October: Crust Network is partnering with NEAR Protocol to introduce practical, powerful, and user-friendly IPFS-based decentralized storage solution packages to NEAR users and developers.

Crust Network fundamentally provides a package of comprehensive decentralized storage solutions for both Web3.0 end users and developers. The solution package includes a complete portfolio of Crust Files, Crust Pins, IPFS Scan and a series of open source dev toolkits dedicatedly designed for their target users in Web3.0 and the Metaverse.

NEAR is a Proof-of-Stake Layer-1 public blockchain platform built with usability and developer accessibility in mind. With a novel sharding mechanism called Nightshade and its unique account model, NEAR is built to connect the users of today’s Internet to the blockchain-based web of the future.

Elrond – 2,000 PB Of Unstoppable IPFS Storage Available For Elrond NFTs and dApps Via Crust’s Decentralized Storage Solutions

Through this thrilling collaboration between Crust and Elrond, developers building on the Elrond Network will gain access to over 2,000 Petabytes of storage on more than 7,000 IPFS servers spread all over the world.

The combination of the Elrond internet-scale blockchain protocol and unstoppable storage solutions, such as the ones offered by Crust Network, create a solid trust layer for the new digital economy, on top of which the next generation of powerful Web 3.0 applications can be deployed. said Lucian Mincu, Elrond Network CIO.

Elrond is a new blockchain architecture, designed from scratch to bring a 1,000-fold cumulative improvement in throughput and execution speed with 5-second latency and negligible cost, attempting to become the backbone of a permissionless, borderless, globally accessible internet economy.

Moonbeam & Moonriver – Crust Network Integrates with Moonriver to Bring Web3 IPFS Storage to the Kusama Ecosystem

October: Moonriver integrates with Crust, allowing its developers to utilize Crust’s decentralized storage capabilities. The integration brings highly practical, powerful and handy IPFS-based decentralized storage solutions to the Moonriver and Kusama communities.

Moonriver’s Ethereum capabilities go beyond EVM, allowing Ethereum-based projects to utilize the same smart contract languages, Ethereum-based accounts, developer tools, base-level integrations, and other services to easily expand to Kusama with little to no changes. These projects are then able to natively interact not only with Kusama but other parachains that are also connected to the network.

BSC – Crust Network Partners with BSC to Introduce Web3.0 and Metaverse Storage Solutions

November: We are excited to announce that Crust Network, a decentralized storage network that underpins Web 3.0 style data & file architecture, is partnering with BSC to introduce practical, powerful, and user-friendly IPFS-based decentralized storage solution packages to BSC users and developers.

Flow – Crust Network Partners with Flow to Introduce Solutions for NFTs Storage

Flow blockchain is a fast, decentralized and developer-friendly blockchain, aimed at becoming the foundation for the digital assets that will power the new generation of gaming and entertainment applications. They are the minds behind CryptoKitties, Dapper Wallets, NBA Top Shots and more.

NFTs storage is the most exact scenario that shows an urgent demand for decentralized storage in the space of Web3.0 and the Metaverse, and Crust Network is the solution they just need. Crust Network fundamentally provides a package of comprehensive decentralized storage solutions for Flow users, including Crust Files, Crust Pins, IPFS Scan and a series of open source dev tools.

RMRK – Crust Network partners with RMRK in constructing the next-generation NFTs standard

RMRK (pronounced “remark”) is a set of NFT legos that give NFTs infinite extensibility, hosted on the Kusama blockchain, Polkadot’s canary network, without the need for parachains or smart contracts.

The RMRK 2.0 & 2.1 NFTs standards call for precise and workable solutions for data storage off-chain, especially when its multi-resource and changing/conditional outputs rendering features are put into real use. Except for joining and sponsoring RMRK’s recent hackathon to strength the partnership, Crust Network also eyes on a long-term solution that RMRK’s new NFTs standard will integrate as a native Web3.0 infrastructure.

Linux Foundation – Crust’s work with Open Source Strategy Forum

Linux Foundation announces Crust Network as its Start-up Sponsor of its OSSF conference, alongside other companies, non-profit organizations and communities such as Databricks, Hyperledger and on the Sponsorship and Partnership list.

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit technology consortium founded in 2000 as a merger between Open Source Development Labs and the Free Standards Group to standardize Linux, support its growth, and promote its commercial adoption. It also hosts and promotes the collaborative development of open source software projects.

SwitchSwap – SwitchSwap NFT DeFi Platform Launching Soon, Powered by Crust

SwitchSwap is a fully decentralized platform for Web3 users to mint, manage and trade/swap NFTs from multi blockchains. SwitchSwap is designed to build a complete portfolio of decentralized applications specifically for NFTs by covering the full lifecycle of NFT scenarios with some beautiful Web3-styled solutions.

As the fundamental of Web3 initiative, decentralized storage plays a critical role in almost all of the Web3 scenarios you can name, including DAPPs hosting, general off-chain data storage & hosting, NFTs metadata storage, and GameFi/SocialFi/Metaverse data storage. NFTs related scenarios are no exception. This is why SwitchSwap choose to integrate Crust Network as their native, built-in solution to store NFTs metadata in the minting process.

DCF – From Crust Network to Some Next Big Steps

DCF (Decentralized Cloud Foundation) has been funding the decentralized cloud storage project Crust Network since 2018, and will extend the efforts to provide both financial and non-financial support to more projects and teams that drive technical innovation.

DCF also announce its next big plan of globalization and Web3.0 ecosystem expansion in its recent blog.

Crust Network is a real work of art. For DCF, however, it’s just the beginning of a long journey.

About Crust Network

Crust Network is essentially an IPFS incentive layer protocol and a substrate-based blockchain that builds a decentralized storage network of Web3.0 ecosystem. Funded by DCF (Decentralized Cloud Foundation), It is designed to build a decentralized cloud ecosystem that values data privacy and ownership.

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