If you have read some of our older blog posts, you may realize that we at Core Networks are fans of VoIP. However, if you have stumbled across our blog to read some of our newer posts, you probably don’t understand what VoIP is, other than some fancy type of telephone. In future posts I plan to explain just what VoIP is, but first, we must first have some foundations to build on. There is an alphabet soup of tech-y terms surrounding VoIP, and in this post we’re going to examine those terms.
In my our last post we discussed the differences between MAC and IP addresses. In this post we’ll delve deeper into IP addresses. Specifically, this post is going to focus on how to translate IP addresses into their original binary numbers. Continue reading “Translating IP Addresses to Binary”
I figured I’d give you all a break from malware and talk about something different. In that spirit, I’m doing a little post about IP addresses and MAC addresses. I’m going explain the difference between MAC and IP addresses by starting with question: “What is an IP address?”
IP address stands for Internet Protocol address, while MAC address stands for Media Access Control address. That probably means nothing for those that are not tech-savvy, and trying to explain them by discussing things like network identification will just be confusing. Instead, I am going to explain them by comparing them to cars.