BitTorrent is: A protocol invented in 2001 by our founder and Chief Scientist, Bram Cohen. Originally created as a replacement for HTTP, BitTorrent is and has been the most efficient way to move large files across the internet for over a decade.
BitTorrent is: Two software client brands, BitTorrent and µTorrent, trusted by more than 170 million users around the world.
BitTorrent is: A company of over 100 people, based in downtown San Francisco, passionate about building a better, smarter Internet through distributed computing.
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BitTorrent DNA is a disruptively effective content delivery technology. It significantly reduces bandwidth costs for popular files while dramatically improving the performance and scalability of websites. BitTorrent DNA enables websites to seamlessly add the speed and efficiency of patented BitTorrent technology to their current content delivery infrastructure, requiring no changes to their current Content Delivery Network (CDN) or hardware in the origin infrastructure. Businesses can benefit from the efficiencies of peer-assisted content delivery while improving the end-user experience.
BitTorrent Device Certification
BitTorrent Certified is a program designed to meet the technology demands of smart device manufacturers. The BitTorrent Certified program includes a Software Development Kit (SDK) for consumer electronics manufacturers; ensuring compatibility between consumer electronics products, and the BitTorrent ecosystem of services and software. Compatible devices are eligible for the BitTorrent Certified logo endorsement, which allows manufacturers to leverage the BitTorrent brand for packaging and promotional materials.