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HOW YOUR NETWORK WORKS

HOW DOES DATA travel from one part of your network to another? The answer lies in the TCP/IP model. TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) is the method used by computers to connect over networks, while IP (Internet Protocol) is the way in which data is broken down into ‘packets’ of information and transferred.

Each packet is labelled in such a way as to make it clear where it’s come from and what its destination is. When data is transferred, the TCP part of the process is responsible for ensuring

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