Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board  area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with  your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for  future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use  examples to reinforce your ideas:

The discussion assignment for this week will be about network protocols. Many network protocols have been used, and new protocols are entering the network marketplace constantly.

Conduct research using the library and the Internet for information about network protocols.

  • Select at least 2 protocols for discussion.
  • Describe the protocols, and provide examples of where they might be effectively used.
  • What strengths make each protocol suitable to the example application?

Responses to Other Students:  Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with a reply of at  least 100 words about their primary task response regarding items you  found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your  discussion, please consider the following questions:

  • What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
  • What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?

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