MIS 220 Chapter 7

Internet technology is providing the IT infrastructure for electronic commerce, electronic business, and the emerging digital firm
FTP is the major Internet service that enables a user to log on to one computer system and do work on another
A PDA is an example of an Internet client platform
The Internet is based on peer-to-peer technology
Two computers using TCP/IP can communicate even if they are based on different hardware and software platforms
Every computer on the Internet is assigned a unique Internet Protocol (IP) addess
Web Browser software is programmed to HTML standars
Any site on the Web must have a home page
To access a Web site, the user must have a URL to that site
Search engines can find little-known Web sites
Search engines display matches by ranking them in some sort of hierarchy specific to the engine
Some Web sites have become so popular and easy to use that they aso serve a portals for the Internet
A new version of the IP addressing schema being developed is called Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) and contains 128-bit address
Internet2 is a research network with new protocols and transmission speeds that provides an infrastructure for supporting high-bandwidth Internet application
VoIP technology uses the Internet Protocol to deliver voice information in digital form using packet switching
A PDA is a
wireless handheld personal digital assistant with e-mail and Internet service
FTP is the capability for
transferring files from one computer to another
is an encrypted private network configured within the public Internet
Wireless cellular phone systems are entering the generation of networks
Bluetooth is the popular name for this IEEE standard
IEEE 802.15.
A device that acts as a connection point between computers and can filter and forward data to a specified destination is called a
Which technology uses the Internet Protocol to deliver voice information in digital form using packet switching
The internet is based on the following three key technologies
Client/server computing, packet switching, and the development of widely used communications standards for linking networks and computers
The method o slicing digital messages into parcels, transmitting them along differnt communication paths, and reassembling them at their destinations is called
Packet switching
The most important communication standard today for linking disparate computers and networks is
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Instant messaging is a type of
chat service
The need in some cases for employees to have access to secually explicit material on the internet, such as medical researchers, suggest that
companies need to base their internet use policies on the needs of the organization and culture
connects computers and peripheral devices located close to each other, often in the same building
A network that covers a large geographic area is most commonly referred to as a
wide area network
The total amount of digital information that can be transmitted through any telecommunications medium is measured in
Digital subscribers lines
operate over existing telephone lines to carry voice, data, and video
Which protocol is the Internet based on?
What service converts IP addresses into more recognizable alphanumeric names
In the domain name “http://myspace.blogging.com”, what are the root, top-level, second-level, and third-level domains, respectively?
“.”, com, blogging, myspace
IPv6 is being developed in order to
create more IP addresses
Which of the following services enables logging on to one computer system and working on another?
Web browser software requests Web pages from the internet using which protocol?
Together, a protocol prefix, a domain name, a directory path, and a document name, are called a
Uniform resource locator
The open-source Web server that controls 70 percent of the market is
Apacher HTTP server
What technology allows people to have content pulled from Web sites and fed automatically to their computers?