Thursday, 24 May 2012


What Is TCP/IP?

TCP I IF stands for transmission control protocol I Internet protocol. It is the protocol used by every computer on Internet. A protocol is a set of rules and procedures that defines how computer receive and transmit data over the network.

• TCP/IP ensures reliable connection between different computers that communicate over Internet. It is used to identify every computer on the Internet separately.
TCP/IP software is different for different computers but provides same interface to the network. Two different types of computers can communicate with each other using this protocol. For example, a personal computer can exchange data with mainframe computer over the Internet by using TCP/IP.