Following are some important terms, which are frequently used in context of Computer Networks. Terms Definition 1. ISO The OSI model is a product of the Open Systems Interconnection project at the International Organization for Standardization. ISO is a voluntary organization. 2. OSI Model Open System Interconnection is a model consisting of seven logical layers. […]

Following are some major differences between OSI Reference Model and TCP/IP Reference Model, with diagrammatic comparison below. OSI(Open System Interconnection) TCP/IP(Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol) 1. OSI is a generic, protocol independent standard, acting as a communication gateway between the network and end user. 1. TCP/IP model is based on standard protocols around which […]

TCP/IP means Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol. It is the network model used in the current Internet architecture as well. Protocols are set of rules which govern every possible communication over a network. These protocols describe the movement of data between the source and destination or the internet. These protocols offer simple naming and […]