A blockchain network is a system of devices connected via the internet, working together to create and validate a ledger of the transactions happening within their shared system.
In a broader sense, the term blockchain network is often used not only to describe the system of devices and software taking part in the blockchain, but also the individuals, organizations, and institutions that are operating those devices.
In short, a blockchain network is the blockchain ledger plus everyone contributing to the ledger. A blockchain network is governed by a protocol, or set of algorithmic rules.
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Bison Trails is a blockchain infrastructure platform-as-a-service (PaaS) company based in New York City. We built a platform for anyone who wants to participate in 25 new chains effortlessly.
We also make it easy for anyone building Web 3.0 applications to connect to blockchain data from 43 protocols with Query & Transact (QT). Our goal is for the entire blockchain ecosystem to flourish by providing robust infrastructure for the pioneers of tomorrow.
In January, 2021, we announced Bison Trails joined Coinbase to accelerate our mission to provide easy-to-use blockchain infrastructure, now as a standalone product line. The Bison Trails platform will continue to support our customers. With Coinbase’s backing, we will enhance our infrastructure platform and make it even easier to participate in decentralized networks and build applications that connect to blockchain data.