We’ve also added a completely new location, US West which is located in Seattle. To connect to this new location simply change your stratum server setting in your mining software to uswest.alpereum.ch. We have also changed the naming scheme of our US East location, instead of usa.alpereum.ch it is now useast.alpereum.ch. No need to hurry and change your miners, usa.alpereum.ch will permanently point to useast.alpereum.ch from now on. The Asia location has also been changed from Hong Kong to Singapore, however the stratum server still remains the same: asia.alpereum.ch
For the past several months, Alpereum has been known to host lower difficulty ports such as 500 million difficulty and 1 billion difficulty. While we prided ourselves in this feature, the recent popularity of Ether has made us a target by malicious botnet miners that use infected devices to CPU mine on the lower difficulties. This created a significant amount of load for very little hashrate benefit. We also do not believe in allowing these malicious actors to persist. We’ve sinced removed those lower difficulties, and changed around our port scheme as a whole. The old ports still work, however they redirect to the new ones. You can see the new port layout on our Join Page.
Switzerland is a geo-politically stable region, with rule of law and favorable regulations in regards to crypto currency.
While our international team includes people from all over the world, all operations are in Switzerland and managed by Swiss legal entity Bitcoin Suisse AG.
The Alpereum mine is powered by hydro-electric power from the nearby Axpo glacial hydro electric plant.
Often both mining centers and mining pools are run in sweatshop conditions, hiding from authorities. Stability and reliability often leave much to be desired.
The Alpereum mining facilities and pools operate openly, and our world-wide cloud based infrastructure guarantees low latency and a high degree of stability.
In the world of crypto mining pools, there have been and continue to be a number of bad actors. Incidents such as exit rips and skimming have been rampant.
By providing a trustworthy and credible partner in the form of Bitcoin Suisse AG, a Swiss regulated and licensed financial intermediary and service provider with a three year track record of excellence, miners can rest assured they get their fair share.
Switzerland boasts perhaps the best data and privacy laws of any jurisdiction worldwide.
Bitcoin Suisse AG is a Swiss regulated financial intermediary, and hosts all private client data in Switzerland, securely encrypted.
Miners and financial partners can rely on their data being kept private.
Alpereum aims to make mining easy.
We will present FAQ's and setup videos for mining against our pools.
A few clicks and very little configuration, and you will be mining.
Our equipment is set up by mining professionals with many years of experience.
We use the best hardware available and we do not overcrowd our data center
Setup by security specialists, employing encryption, sophisticated anti-fraud procedures and DDoS protection. Alpereum mining pools are much safer than most of the standard pools.
The mining facility is fully insured, and the financial institutions behind the Alpereum brand very solvent.
A worldwide cloud infrastructure with a full failover system in place ensures pools with the highest standards in regard to uptime.
All mining rigs are surveilled - and failures are immediately detected.
In the mining data centre mining operators are always on call and ready to react to a crisis situation.
The Alpereum brand is owned and administrated by Bitcoin Suisse AG, a regulated Swiss financial intermediary.
All private client data is kept securely encrypted in Switzerland, and not shared with any 3rd party.
Our pools are run on high-quality cloud solutions with full failover and excellent connectivity.
At all times, the pools and mining rigs are surveilled in terms of hashrate and power consumption. The uptime of the infrastructure is likewise monitored.
Crypto-financials are tracked in real time, and potential leaks quickly identified and handled. The facility itself is also surveilled through live streaming video.
Alpereum employs highly skilled staff in the areas of crypto mining, pool mining, IT-administration, blockchain software development, finance and regulations.
We claim that the Alpereum team is amongst the very best in these fields, worldwide.
Our mining pools all employ low payout limits (0.2 ETH) and 30 minute payouts for all miners participating.
Fiat transactions are likewise handled swiftly, with same-day or next-day speed.
They claimed there was no gold to be mined in the Swiss Alps. They were wrong.
We aim to make the best and most transparent pool mining solutions on the market