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peering

An agreement between two networks to accept each other's data packets and forward them. The Internet is a combination of public and private peering. See IXP and Tier 1 network.
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The Internet is a network of networks arranged into a system of business relationships called the Global Internet Peering Ecosystem.
I had been working with the cable companies on the benefits of peering, and as a result, many of them built into multiple regional IXPs and started peering openly with each other and with the other Tier 2 ISPs in the ecosystem.
These new players and their peering relationships are shown graphically in Figure 2.
* The volume of traffic being exchanged directly in a peering relationship, among the cable companies and between the cable companies and the Tier 2 ISPs was huge-second only to the Tier 1 ISPs' traffic exchange volume estimates at the time.
* In 2003, the cable companies had an Open Peering Policy.
The company's software application is based on 'direct peering' P2P technology with an optimised footprint for smartphones and numerous operating systems.
PEERING AT REVIEW The peer review process that most journals use got its start in the early 1700s.