Recently, the developers of ZenCash reported that the number of nodes of this security-oriented cryptocurrency has reached 17,000. According to them, this makes the ZenCash network the largest and decentralized.
The bitcoin network is currently represented by 9612 nodes. Most of them are located in the USA.
According to the developers of ZenCash, a large number of nodes makes the network more secure, and also resistant to failures, attacks and other malicious effects. They are also convinced that the number of nodes is more important than the hash capacity.
“An extensive network is an integral part of the development of decentralized applications through the use large computing power and throughput. The presence of multiple nodes plays an important role for network security. The nodes guarantee compliance with all ZenCash consensus rules, rejecting blocks that contradict these norms,” the project team notes.
The developers noted that the last team actively worked on the development of the platform ecosystem. The project participants conducted several surveys among the community of the coin in Reddit, and also carefully analyzed the market and their competitors.
In the future, the ZenCash team will focus on supporting the network and work products, countering “51% attacks,” and developing sidechain solutions.
A few days ago there was a mandatory update of the Super Node software.
ZenCash is the fork of the more famous cryptocurrency Zcash, and with a capitalization of just $ 88 million is currently 74th in the Coinmarketcap rating.
Recall, in April, Digital Currency Group added a ZenCash cryptocurrency to the investment portfolio.