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internetnews.com: Napster, IBM Team for Cache Management

Mar 11, 2004, 21:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Online music service Napster has unwrapped its latest offering, an IBM-powered 'Super Peer' cache-management system for ISPs, universities and businesses looking to cut costs while distributing digital music files.

"The 'Super Peer' application, announced Wednesday, uses Big Blue's eServer BladeCenter systems running Linux and is used to cache Napster content in on-site servers to reduce bandwidth costs, a key element in the drive to mass-market digital music..."

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