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There is, however, one Rosetta stone of the computer world that can link a wide variety of mainframe, minicomputer, and PC systems. That common denominator is called TCP/IP.
—Frank J. Derfler, Jr.
One of the problems facing network administrators these days is the need to support multiple protocols. If the network includes Windows NT servers and Windows machines, NetBEUI is often the protocol of choice. Throw in some NetWare nodes, and you also need IPX/SPX. If any UNIX boxes are on the network, or if the network has an Internet gateway, TCP/IP ...