According to a recent post by Ivancheglo, titled “Economic Clustering and IOTA”, the Tangle as we know it today will be one of many clusters
VISA is capable of thousands of transactions per second (TPS), but anybody can achieve those numbers on centralized systems. Problems start to arise when you want to decentralize your data and have a trustless scheme. A trustless and immutable data architecture is achieved when lots of people all simultaneously have a copy of the data. The bigger the data holder’s pool, the more trustless the system becomes. Scalability is the golden goose in the world of “trustless” and “immutable”.