BitTorrent Logo – BitTorrent, Inc. , is privately held American based in San Francisco , California . It is responsible for developing the protocol BitTorrent and also the software uTorrent and BitTorrent , two clients for this protocol. The company was founded on September 23 , 2004 by Bram Cohen and Ashwin Navin. Currently, files transferred using the BitTorrent protocol constitute a significant portion of all traffic on the Internet .
According to the website of the company, BitTorrent Inc. has announced partnerships with many companies, including venture capital, such as Accel Partners and DCM , technology partners like ESA Flash Components, NTL Incorporated, Opera Software , and device partners as Buffalo Technology, D-Link, IO Data, Marvell Technology Group , Netgear , Planex Communications Inc. and QNAP Systems Inc.