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Peer-to-Peer

A loan to a start-up or other new company from a source other than a financial institution. A lender often charges high interest in a P to P loan. This provides the borrower with financing needed to maintain operations until it becomes profitable. See also: Angel investor.
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Peer-to-peer computing harnesses the processing capabilities of linked computers throughout a global grid, transforming any connected desktop or PDA into a virtual supercomputer.
CareScience will host a thorough discussion about this technology and present results of its beta testing at the upcoming symposium, "P2P/CARE: Peer-to-peer Computing in the Clinical Environment" in San Diego, Calif.
Our analysis going into this round of funding suggests that PartSage may be as much as 12 to 18 months ahead of the competition with it's fully distributed peer-to-peer computing and communications architecture," says Carrescia.
Papers from a November 2005 conference detail recent research in peer-to-peer computing, QoS, sensors and radio, storage and distribution, traffic characterization, and routing, as well as traffic control, power efficiency, LAN network security, and wireless and ad hoc.
Barrett intends to use POPster to demonstrate how streamed video from one Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 processor-PC to another can illustrate the power of peer-to-peer computing driven by Intel's latest technologies.
org Pavilion will be located on the floor of the Enterprise Application Summit, where attendees can also explore solutions for the extended supply chain, collaborative applications, partner relationship management, and peer-to-peer computing.
This volume from the March 2005 conference consists of 77 papers presented during seven workshops on context modeling and reason, mobile peer-to-peer computing, communications security, middleware support, pervasive wireless networking, pervasive eLearning, and sensor systems.
One of the healthcare industry's first peer-to-peer computing solutions, the Care Data Exchange securely locates and indexes clinical data from participating health care organizations using health information technology partners that are working with the Exchange.
Additionally, DALi's peer-to-peer computing approach combined with the use of mobile agents provides an opportunity for companies faced with large-scale distribution and large-scale content creation problems.
Internet and enterprise distributed computing are being widely embraced by industry leaders as the most intelligent form of Peer-to-Peer computing.
Our agreement with HP confirms Roku's role in peer-to-peer computing and its application within enterprise solutions," said Chuck Ennis, president and CEO of Roku Technologies.
We have partnered with Endeavors Technology as we believe they have one of the best models for enabling peer-to-peer computing in a safe and secure way for businesses.