Even though internet was founded in the year 1969, commercial use of internet was only possible in 1994, 25 years after its foundation. Before 1994, internet was mainly restricted to academics, corporate researchers and the military. Internet managed to garner a billion users, only after bring around for 25 years, when it was thrown open to all.
It was because of the work put in by the University of California, Los Angeles and the Stanford Research Institute, that internet first came in to being in 1969. However further developments came over the years, like the use of e-mail and the @ sign in an e-mail id, access of computers remotely with the help of telnet, chat sessions constituting multiple persons and file transfer protocol.
We have come a long way since then and one of the latest raves that make use of the internet is e-commerce. It is the concept of purchasing and selling of products, information or services or exchanging of the same via the internet.
For a proper e-commerce business, it is necessary to have a proper infrastructure which will be able to store the required data, visuals, audio, animations, texts and also transport them. This infrastructure is supplied by the information super highway or just the I-way. With the help of the I-way, one can send data and other relevant information to the clients.
It is also able to support numerous E-commerce apps at the same time. Over the years, it has been found out that the I-way is the basic network structure. The reason for its such popularity is because it can provide other services like integrated video, voice and data services. It has helped to revolutionize the world of business advertisements, marketing and promotion of products. The relationships of business, collaborators and customers have gone through a change too, for the better.
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