IOST, the native token of the IOST Network, surged by 8.65% after the company announced that it has struck a deal to integrate with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
IOST, which stands for Internet of Services Token, will look to enhance its decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible token (NFT), GameFi and web3 offerings by integrating with AWS' Web3 systems, according to an announcement.
The network will use AWS' AI tools and decentralized internet architecture, the announcement added.
IOST is a native blockchain that was released to the public in 2018, it aims to achieve 100,000 transactions per second (TPS).
The IOST token is currently trading at close to 13 cents, rising from a low of 11 cents before the announcement was made. Trading volume is up 548% to $66 million, according to CoinMarketCap.
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