ConsenSys Tool Infura User Numbers Grow 250% in Under a Year

Infura, a blockchain development tool from ConsenSys, now has over 350,000 users for its service to connect to Ethereum and build decentralized apps (dapps).

The product has seen the number grow from 100,000 less than a year ago, an increase of 250%, Consensys announced Tuesday.Infura allows developers to connect to the Ethereum blockchain using an API without having to run a full node, and underpins the majority of dapps on the network.Among the projects using infrastructure provided by Infura are decentralized exchange Uniswap, DeFi protocol MakerDAO and digital wallet MetaMaskConsenSys also noted that 13% of Infura’s requests are on Layer 2 networks, pointing to an increasing demand for Ethereum scaling services.

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