Tuesday, 09 December 2008 12:08

BitTorrent and Oversi collaborate on P2P solution for ISPs

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BitTorrent, the company that maintains the peer-to-peer Internet file sharing protocol of the same name, has partnered with Israel based caching solutions provider Oversi, to deliver an integrated P2P solution for ISPs. The companies claim the solution will deliver reduced bandwidth costs, deferred infrastructure investments and a higher quality subscriber experience.

The solution involves BitTorrent's intelligent client protocols communicating with Oversi's network intelligence platform to improve peer selection in line with the ISP's network capabilities while speeding up P2P downloads.

According to the two companies, enhanced intelligence will enable the ISP and P2P clients to avoid network bottlenecks. The solution is deployed in the P2P cloud and uses the ISP's existing network resources.

Eric Kinker, CEO of BitTorrent, said, "We're glad to be cooperating with leading network equipment vendors like Oversi to build solutions that help network operators while preserving and even improving the end user experience on BitTorrent file transfers. We believe that cooperative endeavors like this offer the most promising opportunities for helping the Internet to evolve."

David Tolub, Oversi's President and CEO, said, "We welcome our collaboration with the global P2P technology leader. For the first time, network intelligence is being combined with P2P client intelligence to solve a key ISP dilemma: how to reduce network congestion while improving users' performance. This solution meets a real need, while reducing operational and
capital expenses at a time of shrinking budgets".

The BitTorrent/Oversi solution supports commercial and non-commercial P2P applications and ongoing advances in P2P architectures.

NetEnhancer, Oversi's recently launched P2P management tool, is designed to optimize the resources of ISPs by automatically routing P2P traffic to local peers in line with the available network resources of the operator.

BitTorrent's Policy Discovery Protocol is designed to help peers automatically discover ISP policies which will optimize peer selection and accelerate downloads.

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