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DEFINITION: Also see OSI Reference Model illustrated.OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) is a standard description or "reference model" for how messages should be transmitted between any two points in a telecommunication network. Its purpose is to guide product implementors so that their products will consistently work with other products. The reference model defines seven layers of functions that take place  … 
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Foundational Focus: OSI Model - Breaking Down the 7 Layers
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WHITE PAPER: The OSI model is a conceptual tool used to discuss and describe network functions. It is a good idea to be familiar with the OSI model, the features assigned to each layer, and examples of common protocols or technologies associated with the OSI layers.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 12 Apr 2013

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Comparing Private Line, Frame Relay, ATM, Ethernet and IP VPNs
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper helps enterprises choose the appropriate WAN solution.
Posted: 01 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

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The OSI Model: Understanding the Seven Layers of Computer Networks
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WHITE PAPER: This paper explains each of the seven layers of OSI model, including their functions and their relationships, also it provide with an overview of the network process, which can act as a framework for understanding the details of computer networking.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

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TCP/IP Sleuthing--Troubleshooting TCP/IP Using Your Toolbox
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WHITE PAPER: Troubleshooting is a necessary part of supporting any network installation. This paper will explain how to consider troubleshooting different problems that could exist in network.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

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OSI PROTOCOLS DEFINITION (continued): …  at each end of a communication. Although OSI is not always strictly adhered to in terms of keeping related functions together in a well-defined layer, many if not most products involved in telecommunication make an attempt to describe themselves in relation to the OSI model. It is also valuable as a single reference view of communication that furnishes everyone a common ground for education and discussion.Developed by representatives of major computer and telecommunication companies beginning in 1983, OSI was originally intended to be a detailed specification of interfaces. Instead, the committee … 
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