The OSI Model and Switching

The OSI Model and Switching

Vasilios A. Siris (Institute of Computer Science (FORTH), Greece)
Copyright: © 2002 |Pages: 14
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-930708-17-4.ch001


In this chapter we give the motivation and basic concepts of the OSI reference model, discuss its seven-layer architecture, the communication between systems using the OSI model, and finally the relationship between the OSI model and multilayer switching.

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