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What does TCP stand for?

TCP stands for Transport Control Protocol

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Military and Government

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In addition to the reliable transport control protocols, several efforts are underway by vendors, the Internet community, and IETF working groups to develop protocols that will allow for guaranteed reliability of IP multicast transmissions, utilizing QoS methods such as RSVP, the resource reservation setup protocol.
Technology leaders like Crescendo recognize that Altera's programmable solutions are the best way to handle functions which require hardware-level performance and software-level flexibility, such as the Transport Control Protocol management that the Maestro platform delivers," said Jordan Plofsky, senior vice president, application business groups at Altera.
The severe performance degradation and latency caused by the 550 msec Round Trip Time (RTT), an inherent problem of satellite communications, was eliminated by the Space Communications Protocol (SCPS), a DoD standard for optimizing Transport Control Protocol (TCP) over satellite links.