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15 Cards in this Set

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A networking technology originally developed by Xerox in the 1970's and improved by Digital Equipment Corporation, Intel, and Xerox. Ethernet, which is the most common form of network transmission technology, follows the IEEE 802.3 standard.
The field in a frame responsible for ensuring that data carried by the frame arrives intact. It uses an algorithm, such as CRC, to accomplish this verification
Flow Control
A method of gauging the appropriate rate of data transmission based on how fast the recipient can accept data
A network layer service that subdivides segments it receives from the transport layer into smaller packets.
A package for data that includes not only the raw data, or "payload" but also the senders and recipients addressing and control information. Frames are generated at the data link layer of the OSI model and are issued to the network at the physical layer
An application layer protocol that formulates and interprets requests between web clients and servers.
A nonprofit, US government funded group that was established at USC and charged with managing IP address allocation and the domain name server.
The nonprofit corporation currently designated by the US government to maintain and assign IP addresses
An international society composed of engineering professionals. Its goals are to promote development and education in the electrical engineering and computer science fields.
An organization that sets standards for how systems communicate over the internet
A core protocol in the TCP/IP suite that operates in the network layer of the OSI model and provides information about how and where data should be delivered. IP is the subprotocol that enables TCP/IP to internetwork
IP Address
The network layer address assigned to nodes to uniquely identify them on a TCP/IP network. IP addresses consist of 32 bits divided into 4 octets or bytes.
A collection of standards organizations representing 146 countries with headquarters located at Geneva, Switzerland. Its goal is to establish international technological standards to facilitate the global exchange of information and barrier-free trade
A professional organization with members from over 180 countries that helps establish technical standards for the internet.
A business that provides organizations and individuals with internet access and often, other services, such as email and web hosting.