Technology Made Easy!! Telnet and Voice over internet Protocol(VOIP) By: Nicolette Johnson Peta-Lee Richards
Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) What is VOIP? This is a software or hardware that is used by persons to communicate via the internet by sending voice data, this is like a telephone call over the internet.
Advantages of VOIP An advantage of VOIP is that the telephone calls over the Internet do not incur an added amount beyond what the user is paying for Internet access, much in the same way that the user doesn't pay for sending individual e-mails over the Internet. By using a phone adaptor (ATA), the VoIP technology can travel anywhere where the user can connect to a broadband connection.
VOIP Applications. Two applications used for VOIP are Skype and IChat. These applications allow the user to connect with their friends and families. For Skype the community is well developed on the web. Skype is also a VoIP service provider. PC to PC calls are free while PC to Phone calls (Skype In and Skype Out) are paid.
Telnet What is Telnet? Telnet is a terminal emulation program for TCP or IP networks such as the Internet. The Telnet program runs on your computer and connects your PC to a server on the network. You can then enter commands through the Telnet program and they will be executed as if you were entering them directly on the server console. A Computer which uses Telnet
Advantages and Disadvantages An advantage is that many services and most library catalogs on the Internet remain accessible today only through the telnet connection Disadvantages include that telnet tends to have problem printing and saving files and its primitive look and feel when compared to more modern web browsers.
Telnet Applications. Linux and Windows 7 and lower are applications which use Telnet. Linux is an operating system, it was originally developed as a free operating system for Intel x86based personal computers. It has since been ported to more computer hardware platforms than any other operating system.