Monday, June 15, 2009

Internet Evolution

Internet has taken many forms during its evolution. Many new innovations has been introduced in the Internet since then – And hence today we are experiencing the Internet which is more sophisticated and brims with higher speed, greater reliability, and larger bandwidth. Here’s a brief description of birth evolution of the Internet. The need was deeply felt because the then existing military networks were not reliable. A research scientist Wesley Clark finally proposed a solution which was based on an interconnection of computers to form a subnet. The idea was bought by ARPA and the director of ARPA, Larry Roberts assigned the contract to implement the design to BBN, a consulting firm. BBN implemented the design by connecting minicomputers with 56kbps transmission lines and the birth of first ever internet took place.