SHANGHAI, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Molecular Data Inc. ("Molecular Data" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: MKD), a leading technology-driven platform in China's chemical industry, today announced that following the collaboration with China's listed UCloud to further drive digital transformation to upgrade the chemical, medical, and new materials industries, Molecular Data has signed a 3 year IPFS (Interplanetary File System) customized operational arrangement with an renowned industry partner to gear up its data services.
Molecular Data is addressing the inadequacies faced in the various industries including deploying Blockchain solutions accordingly. Without IPFS, file storage costs and efficiency remains high. As such, Molecular Data intends to tap on the merits of IPFS such as decentralization of data; less costs, efficiency and data security.
This move by Molecular Data follows the steps of global giants in the storage space who have invested considerable technology efforts in IPFS and related applications.
The strategic MOU will also help bring in the appropriate technical providers needed in the upgrade, including maintenance and technical services.
About Molecular Data Inc.
Molecular Data Inc. is a leading technology-driven platform in China's chemical industry, connecting participants along the chemical value chain through integrated solutions. The Company delivers e-commerce solutions, financial solutions, warehousing and logistics solutions, and SaaS suite that are intended to solve pain points for participants in the traditional chemical industry. Built upon a comprehensive knowledge engine and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, the Company's e-commerce solutions are mainly offered through its online platform, consisting of molbase.com, molbase.cn, Moku Data WeChat account, Chemical Community APP and other ancillary platforms.
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