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peer

Etymology: L, par, equal
a person deemed an equal for the purpose at hand. A peer is usually a colleague or associate of roughly the same age or level of mental endowment.

peer

(pēr) [ME.]
One who has an equal standing with another in age, class, or rank.

peer review

The evaluation of the quality of the work effort of an individual by his or her colleagues. It could involve evaluation of articles submitted for publication or the quality of medical care administered by an individual, group, or hospital.
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The Certified XConnect Ready Partner Program is designed to create an ecosystem of pre-tested vendors and solutions to facilitate peering.
With IP peering federations, the value to each operator and consumer increases with the addition of new participants.
That alone told us that the service provider community was beginning to recognize the great advantages peering holds for them," Tehrani added.
Switch and Data and our PAIX services continue to be the forerunner in the exchange and peering industry," says Ernie Sampera, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Switch and Data.
We are happy to extend our partner base with Switch and Data and are sure it will further enable the peering flows between the U.
The Intrado VoIP 9-1-1 Peering Service will provide a solution that reconciles incompatibilities and simplifies interoperability management, reducing the time and costs for implementation of an effective solution.
The forum is designed to assemble peering coordinators from South America, North America, Europe and Asia in a neutral environment to discuss interconnection of their autonomous networks.
Stealth's Voice Peering Fabric(TM) is a distributed switched Ethernet fabric that functions as an exchange for VoIP traffic.