1. A set of communication protocols that support peer-to-peer connectivity functions for both local and wide area networks. 2. (ETS) Low level network transport protocols developed to allow cooperating computers to share resources across a network. TCP/IP is a combination of the transport control protocol and the internet protocol technologies.
The protocol suite originally developed for the Internet. It is also called the Internet protocol suite. Any computer that connects to the Internet must use TCP/IP. It permits computers to talk to each other.
A set of rules that controls communication. It lets different computers and networks understand each other. Return to .
A set of communications protocols used to link dissimilar computers across many kinds of networks, including both local area networks and wide area networks.
Transport Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) refers to the common language of the Internet, and by using it, computers of many different kinds can communicate.