Definitions for "MESSAGE SWITCHING"
An automated communication procedure that links sales, operations, and trading locales by means of a computer. This electronic device routes orders, stores information, and relays execution reports to the proper departments and offices.
A type of network communication that sends an entire message, or block of data, rather than a simple packet.
Technique of receiving a message, storing it until the proper outgoing line is available, and then retransmitting. No direct connection between the incoming and outgoing lines is set up as in-line switching.
A message (image or text) is divided into many parts and the parts are transmitted to the receiver separately. Once the parts are received they are put back together to form the message.