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Ledger suffered scalability issues amid FTX saga, says CTO

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TL;DR Breakdown

  • FTX’s recent decline caused major disruptions to the Ledger hardware wallet.
  • Users have reported being unable to access their funds on Ledger.

FTX’s recent decline caused major disruptions to the Ledger hardware wallet, with many users reporting issues accessing their funds and transactions. Ledger’s hardware cryptocurrency wallets suffered some issues due to the bloodbath on a crypto exchange.

In a statement released on Twitter, CTO Charles Guillemet addressed the situation, saying that Ledger has been facing scalability issues since yesterday because it has experienced massive usage from people.

A report of the issue was made at around 11.00 pm UTC. However, it was formally stating that the performance of its hardware wallet interface application Ledger Live had decreased

FTX’s ongoing crisis is at the root of Ledger’s problems. Guillemet explained that investors have increasingly switched from crypto exchanges to Ledger.

On Twitter, the hardware wallet company announced it had fixed the problem within about an hour of identifying the problem. As of now, the server outage has been resolved, Ledger said.

With rising demand for secure cryptocurrency storage options, it is clear that more and more investors are turning to Ledger to keep their funds safe. While there may be some temporary disruptions in the short term, we can be sure that the company will continue to work to ensure the best possible experience for its users.

While some users have reported being unable to access their funds on Ledger, others have voiced concerns about transaction delays and slow loading times. However, CTO  has assured users that the issues are being addressed and that full functionality will be restored soon.

FTX community approach to ledger

The crypto community remained optimistic about Ledger’s operations despite market conditions. Ledger has come under fire from some industry insiders for allegedly using incorrect terminology when speaking with clients, as FTX struggles to keep its business afloat.

However, with a proven track record of reliability and security, Ledger continues to be the top choice for many cryptocurrency investors. Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of FTX, made a similar claim on Twitter on November 7 but quickly deleted it. Regardless, Ledger is still seen as the most trusted name in crypto hardware wallets and will likely continue to lead the market for years to come.

Despite these challenges, many users continue to see Ledger as the gold standard for crypto hardware wallets, thanks to its reputation for security, ease of use, and support for a wide range of cryptocurrencies. Whether you’re looking to store your crypto safely or to participate in the next big wave of blockchain innovation, Ledger is a trusted partner for managing your digital assets.

Ravin Njina

Ravin Njina

Experienced Freelance Writer with a demonstrated history of working in the accounting industry. Skilled in Cryptanalysis, Web Content Writing, Writing, Marketing Strategy, and Online Content. Strong media and communication professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Accounting and Finance from University of California, Los Angeles.

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