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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jsmith.engineering.ipdynamics.com), advanced IPSec security, peer-to-peer communications and complete mobility to rapidly enable individual users, project teams and virtual communities to securely collaborate from any location, over any type of network or device or via the Internet.
In addition, the pattern of source-destination pairs may evolve as users begin to move toward increased peer-to-peer communications. In addition to changing traffic patterns among network nodes, evolving Internet use might alter the balance between TCP and non-TCP traffic.
The company recently released Think & Do Studio 6.2, which adds real-time peer-to-peer communications for Windows CE-based controllers, as well as provides support for additional O/O devices.
This allows for higher-end application-level support for routing data in a network between two or more advanced peer-to-peer communications (APPC) systems.
It had already developed an array of SNA software under its SNAps family, including 3270 emulation and peer-to-peer communications. Also, following Apple's lead, third parties had developed a number of robust Mac-to-SNA products.
Using the print redirection method, Windows files are converted into fax format and transmitted to any fax machine in the world in true What-You-See-Is-What-You-Fax (WYSI-WYF) format through peer-to-peer communications.
It accommodates distributed control and supports peer-to-peer communications.
All this makes it a real-time cost-effective solution for businesses that require peer-to-peer communications at enterprise levels, without losing their pockets on setting up telecom infrastructures.
Further, a novel approach to the switching fabric allows peer-to-peer communications between devices in adjacent slots within a switch group, offloading bandwidth to the controller and enabling greater overall system throughput among connected devices.
The FIM also enables control-in-the-field using peer-to-peer communications between fieldbus devices, www.emersonprocess.com.
According to the Alliance, the scheduling medium-access technique selected by WiMedia is optimized for wireless multimedia applications; scheduling is generally a better approach when the majority of the network bandwidth is used for peer-to-peer communications, the group says.
The PXI-5 hardware standard supports peer-to-peer communications along with the higher data transfer speed provided by the PCIe serial architecture.