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Why are network protocols needed? How do you decide which protocol is more suitable for a network implementation?

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A network protocol is a convention or standard that controls or enables the connection, communication, and data transfer between two computing endpoints (nodes) in a network.

The widespread use and expansion of communications protocols is both a prerequisite to the Internet, and a major contributor to its power ...

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Why are network protocols needed is explained. How do you decide which protocol is more suitable for a network implementation is explained.

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