Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol


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Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

[tranz‚mish·ən kən′trōl ‚prōd·ə‚kȯl ′in·tər‚net ‚prōd·ə‚kȯl]
(computer science)
The Internet's principal communication standard, dictating how packets of information are sent and received across multiple networks. TCP breaks down and reassembles packets, and IP ensures that the packets are sent to the correct destination. Abbreviated TCP/IP.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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These standards - transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP) - can be the foundation for local area networking in a physician's office or for wide area networking in a health care enterprise.
It makes no difference what kind of computer or operating system is involved, because the Internet's TCP/IP (transmission control protocol/Internet protocol) communications standards function as a universal language able to be understood by all computers.
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First and most important, iSCSI utilizes the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) for transporting iSCSI packets between network connections and utilizes SCSI as the storage protocol.
TCP/IP -- Transmission Control Protocol/Internet protocol (first used by the Department of Defense in 1983).

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