Full form of TCP/IP

What is the full form of TCP/IP?

  • Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

What does TCP/IP mean?

TCP/IP is the suite of communication protocols, which is a set of networking protocols that allows two or more computers to communicate. This protocol is used to connect hosts on the internet. It has several protocols, the two main ones being TCP and IP. The defense data network, part of the department of defense, that is developed TCP/IP protocol and it has been widely adopted as a networking standard. The TCP/IP model is a concise version of the OSI(Open system interconnection) model. It contains four layers, 
  1. Application/Process layer
  2. Transport/Host to Host layer
  3. Internet layer
  4. Network access/link layer

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