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peer-to-peer (p2p)

It’s upset Metallica. It’s annoyed Eminem. It’s drawn record labels, college students, web developers, recording artists, and universities into court. It caused an uproar with the Napster debacle and has stumbled into a bad name in the public eye. Yet peer-to-peer technology goes far beyond its file-swapping capabilities and will likely have a significant part in changing the way businesses purchase computers and create networks. Peer-to-peer computing will drive down costs, increase efficiency, and increase productivity of a business's computer network. But what is it exactly? And how will it do these things? Explore this site to learn about peer-to-peer networking, its rocky history and its future place in the computing world.

 

 

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