Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking


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Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking

(networking, product)
(APPN) IBM data communications support that routes data in a network between two or more APPC systems that need not be adjacent.
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By incorporating the Cisco 7000 family of router-based CIP and advanced peer-to-peer networking, HP believes its customers could achieve a significant up-front cost savings, better-managed TCP/IP and NetWare network traffic as a result of the following benefits:
Enhancements include Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking (APPN) support for direct transport over Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Switched Multimegabit Data Service (SMDS) and Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN); Data Link Switching Plus (DLSw+) enhancements, including SNA dial-on-demand routing (DDR) and DLSw Lite; and Boundary Access Node (BAN) capability.
The 3746 Nways Controller Model 950 is a multiprotocol switching node that is designed to integrate key networking technologies such as Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking (APPN)(a), High Performance Routing (HPR), TCP/IP, frame relay and ATM.

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