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Studies have shown that P2P traffic accounts for 50-70 percent of traffic on consumer ISPs networks, and that hundreds of millions of P2P clients have been downloaded and are in use. [Source: CacheLogic]
|Key Terms To Understanding P2P
Often referred to simply as peer-to-peer, or abbreviated P2P, a type of network in which each workstation has equivalent capabilities and responsibilities.
A network architecture in which each computer or process on the network is either a client or a server.
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