After working with the Algorand team for close to a year, we are proud to announce that Bison Trails will be supporting the Algorand mainnet launch! We will democratize access to the Algorand network by making it easy for anyone to run enterprise-grade Algorand nodes using the Bison Trails platform.
The Algorand protocol was created by Silvio Micali, recipient of the Turing Prize for his contributions to the field of cryptography. It uses a pure proof-of-stake consensus mechanism with high throughput, fast transaction finality, and partition resilience. It has two types of nodes: Relay and Participation nodes. Relay nodes connect the network, propagate transactions and blocks, and facilitate blockchain sync for new nodes joining the network. Participation nodes host one or more sets of participation keys and carry out Algorand’s consensus algorithm.
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 21 new chains effortlessly.
We also make it easy for anyone building Web 3.0 applications to connect to blockchain data from 33 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.
You can familiarize yourself with our Algorand offering by contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re incredibly excited to support and secure this new network, and look forward to a successful mainnet launch!
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