Stephen Cooper has taken a close interest in online security since his thesis on internet encryption in the early 90s. He believes that technology should serve the needs of people and so writing about protection from snoopers and hackers is his ideal niche. After working as an IT consultant across Europe and the USA, he has become adept at explaining complicated technology in everyday terms. He is a people person with an interest in technology.
A message switched network guide with an in depth look at circuit switching, message switching and packet switching, along with their use today. Packet switching has completely replaced message switching on modern networks. However, there are a few remnants of message switching technology still in use.
Multicast messaging offers a great way to create groups for video and voice chat. How does it work? Find out with this guide. Multicast routing involves sending the same message to many endpoints. The multicast method doesn’t send a message to all addresses on a network segment – that is broadcasting.