John Quinn: How StorJ Is Battling Cloud Competitors (AWS/Azure) and Decentralized Peers (Filecoin, Sia, Maidsafe)
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John Quinn, the Co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer at StorJ joins host Tom Shaughnessy to discuss the decentralized storage provider.
- Decentralized (StorJ, Sia, Filecoin, Maidsafe) vs Centralized storage providers (AWS, Azure) How StorJ is more focused on competing with centralized cloud providers over its decentralized peers. What's new in the comprehensive StorJ Version 3.0 White Paper (90+ pages). How the StorJ platform works, metrics so far (100 petabytes stored globally). StorJ's token dynamics. Why decentralized storage is needed since mass data can not be stored on-chain. What the future holds for decentralized storage and StorJ StorJ's timeline (2Q18 full launch for V3) Why uptime for nodes on StorJ is more important than bandwidth speed or storage capacity.
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