Hidden Blockchain Opportunities (3): Decentralized Cloud Storage - PleskHidden Blockchain Opportunities (3): Decentralized Cloud Storage - Plesk
Blockchain Series Part 3 of 3: Lukas Hertig talks about Decentralized Cloud Storage opportunities for hosting and cloud providers.




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Toolkit Plesk Premium Email Plesk Email Security Feature Packs Business & Collaboration WordPress Pack Hosting Pack Power Pack Language Pack Featured Extension Extension Pricing Extensions Help center More Careers Events Webinars Plesk University Blog Plesk Partner Program Contact Us FREE TRIAL Hidden Blockchain Opportunities (3): Decentralized Cloud Storage By Lukas Hertig November 19, 2018 Business and industry, Product and technology 3/4 Minutes Decentralized Cloud Storage is one use case that’s growing very fast and aims to solve one of the biggest online challenges today. Cloud storage is controlled by a few super large providers (Google, Microsoft, Dropbox, Amazon, and so on). Raising questions about data protection, privacy, licensing, control and ownership of data. It’s yet another hidden blockchain opportunity for hosting and cloud providers. Decentralized Cloud Storage in the Blockchain age A few Blockchain companies have started working on proper alternatives, providing opportunities for cloud and hosting providers too! They all operate in a similar way: (Read part 1 of the Blockchain series if this is not clear yet) Instead of running storage through a company that controls it centrally, a decentralized Blockchain network stores the data. The technology is open source and there’s no company controlling the data within this Blockchain network. Compared to a centralized network, decentralized cloud storage ( decentralized networks ) represents not 100s or 1000s of computers/servers, but often millions. The price to store data is lower and the availability of such network is significantly higher than traditionally centralized networks. The data is encrypted and each user controls their own encryption keys. Making the Blockchain concept a rock solid, unhackable and unbreakable solution. Examples of such Blockchains are: STORJ: (Funding: 35M USD) – Version S3 compatible V3 will be released soon Sia: (FunSkip - to - content - Contact - us: - +34 - 944 - 58 - 06 - 58 - Plesk - Partner - Program - Plesk - Lifecycle - Policy - Blog - Contact - us - Plesk - 360 - Menu - Contact - us: - +34 - 944 - 58 - 06 - 58 - Plesk - Partner - Program - Plesk - Lifecycle - Policy - Blog - Contact - us - Plesk - 360 - Solutions - By - Role - Developers - Content - Managers - Digital - Agencies - IT - Admins - Web - Hosters - Hyperscalers - Menu - Developers - Content - Managers - Digital - Agencies - IT - Admins - Web - Hosters - Hyperscalers - By - Edition - Web - Admin - Edition - Web - Pro - Edition - Web - Host - Edition - Business - & - Collaboration - Plesk - WordPress - Edition - Menu - Web - Admin - Edition - Web - Pro - Edition - Web - Host - Edition - Business - & - Collaboration - Plesk - WordPress - Edition - By - Cloud - Amazon - Web - Services - Microsoft - Azure - Alibaba - Cloud - GCP - Marketplace - Vultr - DigitalOcean - Linode - Menu - Amazon - Web - Services - Microsoft - Azure - Alibaba - Cloud - GCP - Marketplace - Vultr - DigitalOcean - Linode - Partner - Program - Exclusive - discounts - - benefits - and - exposure - to - take - your - business - to - the - next - level - Become - a - partner - Product - Explore - Features - Everyone - Admins - & - Web - Hosters - Developers - Designers - & - Agencies - Plesk - Features - Menu - Everyone - Admins - & - Web - Hosters - Developers - Designers - & - Agencies - Plesk - Features - Key - Topics - WordPress - Toolkit - SEO - Toolkit - Plesk - eCommerce - Toolkit - Joomla! 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- They - all - operate - in - a - similar - way: - (Read - part - 1 - of - the - Blockchain - series - if - this - is - not - clear - yet) - Instead - of - running - storage - through - a - company - that - controls - it - centrally - - a - decentralized - Blockchain - network - stores - the - data. - The - technology - is - open - source - and - there’s - no - company - controlling - the - data - within - this - Blockchain - network. - Compared - to - a - centralized - network - - decentralized - cloud - storage - ( - decentralized - networks - ) - represents - not - 100s - or - 1000s - of - computers/servers - - but - often - millions. - The - price - to - store - data - is - lower - and - the - availability - of - such - network - is - significantly - higher - than - traditionally - centralized - networks. - The - data - is - encrypted - and - each - user - controls - their - own - encryption - keys. - Making - the - Blockchain - concept - a - rock - solid - - unhackable - and - unbreakable - solution. - Examples - of - such - Blockchains - are: - STORJ: - (Funding: - 35M - USD) - - Version - S3 - compatible - V3 - will - be - released - soon - Sia: - (Fun -