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Explain the history and purpose of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model.

Describe when and why the International Standards Organization developed the OSI model.

List the seven layers of the OSI model.

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The Open System Interconnection (OSI) reference model is a model that describes the computer network design and the protocols being implemented in the network infrastructure. The data control moves from one layer to the next going from the bottom layer to the top layer and all the way back.

During the late 1970s was the start of the concept of layered model of computer network architecture. The ...

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