GNi Selected to Support the BitTorrent.com Video Download Service

BitTorrent inc. is developing a video download website to distribute movies online. They are still negotiating with several movie studio’s, but today they selected GNi to “host” their online Video Store.

GNi signed an agreement with BitTorrent Inc., to provide an IP transit Internet address for streaming videos at one gigabit per second. GNi’s Service Level Agreement (SLA) with BitTorrent guarantees 99.999 percent uptime.

Ashwin Navin, president and co-founder of BitTorrent stated:

“BitTorrent is emerging as a key player for distribution of video content over the Internet and needs bandwidth providers that can keep pace with our growth. GNi’s reliability and flexibility were key factors in our decision to work with them, so we can focus on the best user experience for our service.”

GNi provides multi-carrier/multi-homed Internet transit, managed services and 24/7 “remote hands” support to maximize uptime, eliminate points of failure, and provide reliable service for mission-critical applications. GNi provides their service to clients such as Symantec, HP and the Oakland Raiders. GNi guarantees 99.999% uptime and High Quality service.BitTorrent inc. is planning a video download website to distribute movies online.

Derek Wise, president and CEO of GNi said:

“We’re excited about working with BitTorrent, Their video distribution model presents some interesting challenges that allow us to demonstrate our innovative approach to delivering the best Internet services and support.”

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