February 15, 2001
Sun developing software platform for P2P
Author: JT Smith
Fad or practical computing application? While the figurative jury has yet to render a verdict on P2P, the usual high-tech suspects aren't waiting around. Today's edition of Network World Fusion reveals that Sun Microsystems is working on a software platform for peer-to-peer computing. The company hopes to provide a simple code layer to help other vendors build P2P applications. It also hopes to do something with P2P and Java, oh boy.