What is the OSI model?
Learn about what may be the single most important networking concept that helps different systems communicate—the OSI model.
The OSI reference model is the most basic element of computer networking used commonly as a point of reference by network engineers. Network engineering expert, John Pickard, discusses the role of the OSI model in data encapsulation and de-encapsulation, and identifies the seven layers of the OSI model by name and number, even offering a mnemonic for remembering their correct order.
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