Gladius is a blockchain and software development company headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia and founded in 2017 by Max Niebylski, Alex Godwin, and Marcelo McAndrew. The company offers a decentralized solution, called Gladius, that protects users against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Key features of Gladius include a desktop client where users can earn tokens by renting their spare network bandwidth, a web portal for monitoring attacks and bandwidth usages, and network pools.
From November 24, 2014 to December 31, 2017 Gladius held their ICO selling approximately $12.5 million worth of the Gladius (GLA) cryptocurrency.
The following companies are partners with Gladius:
- It's Blockchain
- Korea Coin Solution (KCS)
Gladius is a company that helped the decnetralization of CDN and DDoS protections on Ethereum's blockchain. Through Gladius' blockchain, users around the world are able to rent unused bandwidth to assist with DDoS protection network, or partake in content delivery.
Decentralized CDN andDDoS Protection on theBlockchain
Gladius - Anti-DDoS service on Ethereum blockchain
October 20, 2017
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