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ALSO CALLED: Internet Group Management Protocol
DEFINITION: The Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) is an Internet protocol that provides a way for an Internet computer to report its multicast group membership to adjacent routers. Multicasting allows one computer on the Internet to send content to multiple other computers that have identified themselves as interested in receiving the originating computer's content. Multicasting can be used for such  … 
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When Retention Schedules Shouldn't Live Up to their Name
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you understand how retention schedules have unintentionally misled companies into keeping unneeded data. Learn why taking the leap to get rid of excess information is a solid way to govern it, lessen risk, and save money.
Posted: 19 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Apr 2015

Iron Mountain

What Enterprises Should Do About IPv6 in 2011
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this white paper is to provide enterprises with guidance, based on a three- to five-year outlook, on how IPv6 should be included in their network design, planning, and operations starting today. The intended audience is enterprise network administrators.
Posted: 26 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Wireless LANs Standards: Where Are We Now?
sponsored by Burton Group
WHITE PAPER: Not all standards are created equal. Some are technically elegant but achieve little market adoption. Others are broadly deployed.
Posted: 18 Jul 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2006

Burton Group
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IGMP DEFINITION (continued): … The Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) is an Internet protocol that provides a way for an Internet computer to report its multicast group membership to adjacent routers. Multicasting allows one computer on the Internet to send content to multiple other computers that have identified themselves as interested in receiving the originating computer's content. Multicasting can be used for such applications as updating the address books of mobile computer users in the field, sending out company newsletters to a distribution list, and "broadcasting" high-bandwidth programs of streaming media to an audience that has "tuned in" by setting up a multicast group membership.Using the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) communication model, IGMP is part of the Network layer. IGMP is formally described in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Request for Comments (RFC) 2236.
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