peer-to-peer network

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peer-to-peer network

 (pîr′tə-pîr′)
n.
A computer network in which every computer acts as both a client and server, allowing every computer to exchange data and services with every other computer in the network.
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BitTorrent Sync has a peer to peer protocol that allows you to move files directly from one device to another without using an insecure intermediary.
Code in the class file implements the peer protocol and should not be changed.
The ASI transport facilitates the fast switching of data over a wide range of Networking, Storage, and Peer to Peer protocols. To support this however, it will be necessary to provide software and hardware that interfaces between the various protocol stacks and the AS endpoint hardware device driver.