Storj Blog

Today, the Storj Labs team is excited to announce we have launched a waitlist for farmers who would like early access to the next version of the Storj network. Community members who would like to join the waitlist can visit the Storj Labs website to reserve their slot as one of the first people to share their hard drive on the V3 network. We previously opened a V3 waitlist for developers, companies and other people who would like to store data on the new network.
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Leading up to the launch of Storj network V3, we feel the time is right to update the brand to better reflect the resilient, distributed nature of our platform. The V3 network will deliver a massive improvement in durability, scalability, performance and ease of integration. It will also support streaming, drop-in S3 compatibility and achieve a significant improvement in both performance and reliability.

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With so much to discuss about the last few months, and only an hour to do so, we focused on two key topics for our Q2 2018 town hall: farmer payouts and V3 development progress.

Establishing a process for consistent monthly payments is one of our top goals. John Gleeson, vice president of operations, described the following schedule:

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To improve the payout process for Storj farmers, we have launched a new service to track payments each month. Instead of searching in the monthly Google sheet, you can visit https://payout.storj.io/ and enter your payment destination address. The app will display gigabyte hours, bytes downloaded, terabytes stored, terabytes downloaded, and the payout amount in dollars.

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If you are still holding StorjcoinX (SJCX), it’s time to convert the deprecated* coins to STORJ tokens. On June 29, 2018, Poloniex, the main exchange that supports SJCX, will permanently shut down all withdrawals of SJCX tokens still held by their customers. Poloniex already disabled SJCX trading on October 26, 2017, when they listed our new STORJ token. Starting May 16, we will open the STORJ converter app, located at https://sjcxto.
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