FORCESight Column – April 1993

TCP/IP Upgrade

By Stephen Force

Preparing for my “TCP/IP Reality Check” presentation, it struck me just how accepted Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) has become in the mainstream data processing world. When I first worked with VM TCP/IP at the University of Tuebingen (Germany) Medical Center in 1988, I found it quite interesting. TCP/IP was logical, but for someone trained in SNA it seemed somewhat quirky and peculiar.

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