Peer-to-Peer

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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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The WiFi approach works well for wireless infrastructure access (downstream and upstream traffic), the Alliance feels, but is inefficient when supporting peer-to-peer communications.
While their perspectives and opinions varied, all emphasized the benefits of improving peer-to-peer communications with available technologies.
Openera's Mobile IMS Client is built on a presence-powered Active Phone Book that serves as the springboard for launching Openera's portfolio of real-time, peer-to-peer communications services including Video Sharing and Multimedia Content Sharing.
In addition to the Army's SecureNet system for intrusion prevention, the Fort Hood DOIM deployed Intrusion's SecureNet SpySnare to block all forms of spyware and unauthorized peer-to-peer communications, often a source of spyware infections.
To test its detection and prevention capability, the appliance was subjected to an extensive barrage of more than 500 variants of worms, exploits, spyware, adware, peer-to-peer communications, Instant Messaging events, stealth scans and probes.
With a strong patent portfolio, and a leadership team led by Internet Telephony industry veterans, the company aims to be the leader in the peer-to-peer communications technology sector.
Use of peer-to-peer communications reduces the amount of data being sent over busy store networks, and increases the speed of content distribution among kiosks or devices.
SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France -- Popular Telephony, the pioneer of serverless peer-to-peer communications, today announced the availability of PeerioData(TM) - the new, much awaited Peerio-based peer-to-peer application for business environment.
amp; SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France -- Popular Telephony, the telecommunications middleware company and the creator of Peerio(TM) the innovative technology for serverless, peer-to-peer communications, has announced the immediate general availability of the Peerio Open Source NAT / Firewall (FW) Traversal library.