Analysis Of Niklas Zennstrom And Janus Friis

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In 2000 Kazaa was invented by Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis. Tele2 is a Swedish company where Niklas Zennstrom met Janus Friis for the first time. In 1992 Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis quit Tele2 and created Kazaa. In 2000 315 million users downloaded Kazaa all over the world. (Church & Pizzi, 2012)
In 2003 Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis created a VoIP service application named Skype. Microsoft owned Skype since 2011. Users can communicate with each other through P2P by voice and messaging. Video conferencing and file transferring are the important features of Skype. Making calls through Skype are free of cost whereas calls to landline and repairs are billed through user account.
Core changes
From P2P to VoIP
The duo Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis created Kazaa and Skype. Both Kazaa and Skype are having a lot of differences in the core structure. Kazaa is peer-to-peer based and Skype is VoIP based program. Despite of having dissimilar engineering sciences Kazaa is the older version of Skype. In Kazaa we can transfer information only, whereas Skype advances in engineering structure. In Skype we can transfer files, make calls and attend conferences. Skype is multi-tasking application compared to Kazaa. After a lot of examinations Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis felt that Skype will avoid the technical hitch in the market and finally was released in 2003. Within six months from 2003 to 2004 2.4 million users got registered on Skype.

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