# What is Bytom Sidechain(BMC)?
Bytom sidechain is a high-performance layer 2 scalability solution that is compatible with EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) and OFMF (Open Federation Management Framework) cross-chain.
# Key Features
- High-performance: High speed of transaction and low transaction fee.
- EVM-compatible: Supports Ethereum developing ecosystem and tools.
- OFMF Cross-chain: Supports cross-chain with Bytom, Bitcoin and Ethereum.