Staking is an activity where a user locks or holds his funds during a cryptocurrency wallet to participate in maintaining the operations of a proof-of-stake (PoS)-based blockchain system. it's almost like crypto mining within the sense that it helps a network achieve consensus while rewarding users who participate. If you would like to do Cryptocurrency STAKING. AzureADA is the best solution for you. AzureADA (ticker: AZUR) An enterprise-level Cardano cryptocurrency stake pool operator for staking ADA. Why should you Choose AzureADA? There are a lot of stake pools out there to choose from. Thank you for considering us. Choose Cardano stake pool operators who are experienced, have a solid infrastructure, and have skin within the game. Below are just a few of the reasons why AzureADA (with ticker AZUR) is a pool you can trust to grow your ADA investment. See the frequently asked questions below for some concrete tips to assist you to select the best pool. PROVEN Performance The AZUR pool has been around since the Incentivized Test Net (ITN). We cut our teeth during this time period and learned some valuable lessons and fine tuned our processes prior to mainnet. Maximizing rewards is heavily influenced by operator proficiency and pool infrastructure. As an example, recently two prominent, near saturated pools lost Internet & minted no blocks for several days due to technical Issues. That means no rewards for at least one full epoch. Multiple Professionals We have not one, not two, but FIVE main team members. Our ops guy has over 20 years in IT security and consulting and ran all the IT operations for 2 separate companies. He's Azure Certified (indicating a proven level of competency). Our dev guy actually develops on the Azure platform. and that we have a business and marketing guy to keep things organized and rolling. This gives us more than one set of eyes and hands to run the pool. Large Pledge Pledge is how much ADA we, as stake pool operators invested within the stake pool and promise to stay in it. It's an indication that we've "skin within the game" and are super-serious about being successful. At the time of writing this, we are in the top 3.8% of pool pledges... we've invested more than over 96% of the other pools and a broad range of skills critical to successful stake pool operations.. We've also invested thousands of dollars into our infrastructure, marketing, and other elements of our stake pool, above and beyond our ADA holdings. Enterprise-Class Enterprise-class may be a fancy way of saying that we're not playing around. We use the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, the largest, most secure, and most feature-rich cloud platform within the world. Mission-critical systems are hosted on the Azure cloud. If banks and hospitals trust Azure with their sensitive and life-saving systems, you'll rest assured that it'll run your stake pool just fine. We follow industry best practices in how we architect and run the stake pool. Global As you can see from our topology on our website, our Cardano server infrastructure features a global footprint. We leverage Microsoft Azure's world-class distributed network and have the flexibility to deploy servers around the globe. We currently have servers in: Japan The Netherlands France USA (East Coast and West Coast) Nimble & Adaptive With 3 separate Azure tenants and a flexible work schedule, we are able to respond quickly to any changing circumstances. Our infrastructure is often moved and changed during a matter of minutes to best contribute to decentralization. Involved If you check out our Twitter feed, you will see that we are VERY involved in Cardano. We post almost daily at times. Recently, we held a live Meetup in Kyiv with a key Cardano player, professor Roman Oliynykov, from IOG, who helped develop the Ouroboros protocol. we've other Meetups scheduled. Cardano fans since 2017 We've been closely following the Cardano project since 2017 and have invested substantially, both time and money. We are all in! Each of us owns ADA and has skin within the game. We each have Cardano tattoos. So do all our kids. OK, no tattoos, but you never know what the future holds!