Importance of Standards

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Importance of standards

  •     Devices need to communicate: they Need a standard/common language. It is called a Protocol. A communication protocol.
  • Devices from one manufacturer need to work with a device from another manufacturer.
  •  Imagine a D-Link WAP: Laptops need to connect to it; PDAs need to connect to it; 3COM Wireless NICs need to connect to it; They use a standard – eg 802.11g. This is a wireless communication protocol that all these devices can use to connect.
  • Having standards means that Products will


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