P2P Components

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The P2P Components are tools to build and analyze p2p networks:

MyP2PWorld: A complete P2P network simulator. More information is available here.
Link Assess: Measures the instantaneous quality of any link between two nodes.
Net Topology: A P2P component to help construct a locality aware overlay network.

Network traffic optimization

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PeerNet helps broadband operators to minimize network traffic by making better use of the existing infrastructure. Large and popular content files are temporarily stored and distributed from local P2P-caches in the access networks, reducing peak traffic loads on weak links further up in the network.

Product features:

Content type agnostic.
Dynamic traffic detection; Caching content with largest network traffic impact.
Fault tolerant: P2P caching nodes can fail without damaging QoS.
Cost efficient: Caching on inexpensive consumer grade hardware.
Diagram 2. Decrease in link load from using locality aware P2P. (Source: H. Xie, A. Krishnamurthy, 2007, ”P4P: Explicit Communications for Cooperative Control Between P2P and Network Providers”)

Video distribution

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Peerialism’s product for video distribution over internet – PeerTV – enables content owners to distribute better quality video at significantly lower cost to many more viewers. Cost savings are between 50% to 90% depending on network conditions whilst the maximum number of simultaneous viewers is almost limitless.

Product features:

Support for RTP streaming.
Support for HTTP progressive download.
Support for video on demand.
Player and codec agnostic: No new player needed.
Modifiable QoS settings for customer specific requirements.
Locality aware: ISP friendly.

Diagram 1. U.S. Internet video traffic increase between 2000 and 2007. (Source: Cisco, 2007, ”The Exabyte Era”)

 

PeerTV has been acquired by MPS Broadband AB. Please contact them for further commercial discussions.