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Internet Basics: BGP and How Networks Talk to One Another

April 16, 2019 0 Comments RSS Feed

BGP and How Networks Talk to One AnotherUnless you’re a network administrator or tech enthusiast, you’ve probably never heard of BGP (Border Gateway Protocol), but the Internet could not exist without it.

A network is a group of computers linked together, either wired or wireless. Each computer is identified by a unique ID number called an IP address. BGP allows computers in different networks to communicate with one another, and we’ve come to know the combination of all the countless interconnected networks on the planet as the Internet. Read more

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