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..."