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peer-to-peer

adj
(Computer Science) (of a computer network) designed so that computers can send information directly to one another without passing through a centralized server. Abbreviation: P2P

peer-to-peer

A relationship between two computers on the same network such that they are able to share information without a third computer having to act as a server. Peer-to-peer networking is often used on the Internet to facilitate the sharing of music and video files (often illegally) between users.
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Of the 10 million transactions, 70 per cent were on recharge and the remaining 30 per cent on Peer2Peer (P2P).
The STARS Networks, as communities of practice, now number eight and include: First-in-Family Network; First Year Experience Network; Peer2Peer Alliances Network; Psychological Well-being Network; Sharing Ideas, Resources and Experiences Network; STEM Network; Student Equity Network; and the Transition-Out Network.
In the past 2 years, these AGs have produced 9 topics for future CAP practice guidelines, identified 67 conversation leaders for the CAP Peer2Peer program, characterized the composition of 234 pathology practices, profiled specific attributes and talents of 253 delegates, and advised the Council on Education on ways to improve its new learning management system.
Peer2Peer Global Mobility Benchmarking Workshop for Corporate HR Professionals: An exclusive workshop, enabling corporate HR professionals to benchmark with their peers on talent mobility policy and operational issues in a confidential environment.
A Peer2Peer lunch ($50 early-bird rate) and after-hours roundtable reception ($30 early-bird rate) can also be added the registration fee.
0 is tougher to neutralize as the group asserts in a statement that "in the future even the necessary data for Popcorn Time will be transferred purely via Peer2Peer (the infrastructure for this is already in the beta 5.
The charity raises awareness of bullying and provides support, running several schemes including Peer2Peer mentoring, young ambassadors and playground pals.
The Spirit of Mentoring IMPACT is a formal program that encourages cross-divisional, culturally diverse partnerships; Peer2Peer, which is exclusively for Employee Network Group members, provides professional development: and BRIDGE is a mentoring initiative for employees within Sodexo business lines.
In addition, proprietary protocols inhibit the ability of ISPs to track DoS activity, and encryption for user privacy, peer2peer and a superpeer system to assist with call routing and NAT/Firewall traversal further obscure the command traffic, the CRN claims.
Peer2Peer Networks is excited to announce the upcoming launch of Gizmo, a new platform and service for real estate crowdfunding.
The three-day pass covers the attendee's choice of educational sessions throughout the three-day event, plus the Industry Networking Reception, Peer2Peer Luncheon, two continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, expo admission and handouts of all sessions.
In a January 2011 CIO Peer2Peer Research Panel poll, 97 percent of respondents indicated they were investing in server virtualization projects and more than 50 percent said they planned to initiate storage virtualization projects over the next 12 months.