IPFS is the Internet

AXEL IPFS Pinning is the
fastest and easiest way to
manage your content
on the distributed web.

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What is IPFS?

IPFS, also known as the “Interplanetary File System” is a peer-to-peer distributed network designed to make the web faster, more secure and more affordable. It enables the creation of completely distributed applications and aims to replace HTTPS and build a better web for everyone.

AXEL IPFS is a fast and efficient way to store, manage and distribute your content by harnessing a network to streamline how data is processed across the web.  Rather than relying a singe node, the network breaks up the content and targets the closest network to its destination.  Fast, efficient, powerful, that’s IPFS.

What’s so different about the AXEL IPFS Pinning Facility?

The AXEL IPFS Pinning Facility is the easiest IPFS tool on the planet to use! It’s the first to market with a built in file management system and putting files on IPFS can literally be done within a few clicks.

Our user focused system is:

  • Simple: Drag-and-drop pinning requires no heavy coding
  • Powerful: All the benefit of IPFS with extended features
  • Discoverable: IPFS Global Search and public indexing

We built a product that is both powerful and simple and will set the standard for content management on our decentralized and distributed network with unique features and proprietary technology.

What does that mean for you?

You can add files to IPFS quicker and easier than ever!

Access to a global decentralized and distributed network!

Your files are highly secured when pinned with our facility!

What is IPFS pinning and why do you need it as a service?

Nodes on an IPFS store data in a way that is similar to how data is stored with a cache. This means that data is not automatically stored and is treated is system “trash” that gets thrown away. Pinning tells a server on IPFS to retain the data because it’s important.

To retain your most important data, you will need a pinning service. This enables you to pin files to IPFS and there is generally a cost associated with this type of service. If you don’t have a lot of storage space on your local device but you need some data to be retained, you’ll want to use a pinning service.

Pinning services are also great in instances where there is limited connectivity to the internet and you want to access data from anywhere at anytime.

What are the benefits to using AXEL’s IPFS Pinning Facility?

Saving on Bandwidth
and Storage

One of the greatest benefits of IPFS is being able to save on bandwidth and storage. This can be achieved through uploading and hosting all of your websites assets on IPFS. When your assets are hosted and pulled from IPFS rather than on your web hosts’ server, the costs of your storage and bandwidth decrease.

Overcoming Latency

Reductions in latency occur with IPFS, especially in third world countries or places with limited internet connectivity.

This will help power applications and services with rich media content to deliver a consistent experience globally.

Storing Files

Anyone looking for a place to store and archive their files can also do so with IPFS. One of the great things about it is that with IPFS, file duplications are removed across the network.

Check out the IPFS demo website we built to show how your images can be pulled from IPFS.

AXEL’s IPFS features are built for everyday use:

  • Show Your Content to the World: Push “publish your content” to allow public view of content
  • Find What You Want: Incredible search capability that’s super easy to use on our Global IPFS Search feature
  • See What You’re Looking For: Preview pane allows you to see and browse only the content you want
  • Come On Over: Import existing hashes to the AXEL IPFS facility
  • Mobile Friendly: The FIRST mobile app viewer for IPFS access EVER
  • Secure Your Files: Our encryption features allow you to secure the files you put on IPFS

What’s the difference between HTTP and IPFS?

The chart to the right gives direct comparison between the two.

Need help getting started?

Check out the tutorials below to get started.

Getting Started

Using IPFS Search

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IPFS Help Library

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