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Noble Technical Consulting

  1. 1. Noble Technical Consulting Presentation of Wisconsin Sports Lending Lending Library System
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Noble Technical Consulting is a customer-focused organization with a belief of investing in our customer's satisfaction. Our constant commitment to customer service and satisfaction is a direct result of the quality of people in our organization. </li></ul><ul><li>NTC Consists of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Williams – Network Specialist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scott Litzau – Network Specialist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cody Garity – Programmer Analyst </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rachel Stillings – Programmer Analyst </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Wisconsin Sports Lending Organizational Chart
  4. 4. System Request Summary <ul><li>Wisconsin Sports Lending would like a new inventory control system to automate a way to pool its resources and create a lending library. The new system should keep track of the items available to lend and the item lent out to group members. WSL has also requested that NTC provide recommendations for PCs and Notebook hardware and software, Server hardware and software networking hardware and software and the database software needed to access the Lending Library system. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Project Findings <ul><li>Their inventory consists anywhere of 1000 videos, DVDs and manuals </li></ul><ul><li>Their primary source of income is renting out VHS, DVD movies, and manuals covering various sports </li></ul><ul><li>People are eligible to rent the movies or manuals paying a yearly membership fee of $700 </li></ul><ul><li>The customers may rent up to four items at a time </li></ul><ul><li>The customers must pay a $20 fee if they do not return their items within a 3-week period per item </li></ul><ul><li>Wisconsin Sports Lending rents out their product to approximately 300 group members which is kept on a Rolodex </li></ul>
  6. 6. Constraints <ul><li>Create an identification system for the manuals, videos and DVDs </li></ul><ul><li>Show what is in stock, currently lent out, who has it and the length of time it has been lent out </li></ul><ul><li>Keep track of yearly membership fees </li></ul><ul><li>Must have user friendly screens </li></ul><ul><li>The inventory system must be written in Visual Basic.Net </li></ul><ul><li>Provide efficient reporting capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Budget for this project is $60,000 </li></ul>
  7. 7. WSL Current System <ul><li>Inventory on racks in no particular order </li></ul><ul><li>Customer contacts on Rolodex </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor contacts on Rolodex </li></ul><ul><li>Current lent out inventory on clipboard in warehouse </li></ul><ul><li>Orders in filing cabinet in folders </li></ul><ul><li>No current numbering system to keep track of inventory </li></ul><ul><li>No current computer systems </li></ul>
  8. 8. Recommendations <ul><li>A Wired Network utilizing Cat 5E cabling and a Switch will be used to interconnect all the devices for dedicated bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>PCs with LCD Monitors will be used by the President, Manager, Secretary, and Librarian, a Notebook will used by the Sales Representative </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office software will be used for document and spreadsheet creation and email client </li></ul><ul><li>A Laser Printer will be centrally located and placed on the network </li></ul><ul><li>A ClientServer system will be used for access to a central server and the Lending Library System </li></ul><ul><li>A Handheld Bar Code Scanner will be used to automate the inputting and retrieval of inventory items </li></ul><ul><li>An ISP and DSL will be used to give access to the Internet and email </li></ul><ul><li>An Uninterruptible Power Supply will be used to prevent power problems </li></ul><ul><li>Antivirus software will be used to prevent viruses, Trojans and worms </li></ul><ul><li>Backup software will be used to restore files </li></ul>
  9. 9. Wisconsin Sports Lending Hardware <ul><li>Network Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Network Server </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Network Map </li></ul><ul><li>PC, Monitor and Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Network Printer </li></ul><ul><li>Bar Code Scanner and Thermal Printer </li></ul>
  10. 10. Network Equipment <ul><li>Hewlett Packard 10/100 12 Port Switch </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin 19” Free Standing Aluminum Distribution Rack </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin 12 Port Cat 5E Patch Panel </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin 19” Cable Management Panel </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin Keyboard and Mouse Tray Shelf </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin Vented Equipment Shelves </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin CAT 5E 3’ Patch Cables </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin CAT 5E 250’ Bulk Cable </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin Deep Surface Mounting Boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin 2-position Keystone Plastic Faceplates </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin CAT 5E 110 568A/568B Modular Jacks </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin CAT 5E 10’ Patch Cables </li></ul><ul><li>Tripp Lite SMART700RM SmartPro UPS </li></ul>
  11. 11. Network Server <ul><li>Dell Power Edge 1600SC </li></ul><ul><li>Operating System – Microsoft 2000 Server </li></ul><ul><li>Processor – Intel Pentium 4 Xeon 2.0 GHz w/ 512K L2 Cache </li></ul><ul><li>Memory – 512 MB 200MHz ECC DDR SDRAM </li></ul><ul><li>RAID Controller – PERC/3 single channel PCI w/ 32 MB cache </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Drives – (3) 36 GB 10K RPM Ultra 320 SCSI Drive </li></ul><ul><li>RAID Level – 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Tape Drive – PowerVault 100T, DDS4 </li></ul><ul><li>CD-ROM – 48X </li></ul><ul><li>Video – Integrated ATI-Rage XL w/ 8 MB SDRAM </li></ul><ul><li>NIC – Integrated 10/100/1000 </li></ul><ul><li>Power Supply – Standard 450W Non-redundant </li></ul><ul><li>Warranty – 3 Years BRONZE Support, NBD Onsite </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor – Dell E551 15” CRT </li></ul><ul><li>Price - $3,271.00 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Internet Connection <ul><li>SBC DSL </li></ul><ul><li>Type – ADSL </li></ul><ul><li>Speed – 784K Download 256K Upload </li></ul><ul><li>RouterModem – Provided by SBC </li></ul><ul><li>Email Boxes – 10 </li></ul><ul><li>DNS – Included </li></ul><ul><li>DHCP for Internal Hosts - No </li></ul><ul><li>Static IP – 1 </li></ul>
  13. 14. Wisconsin Sports Lending Distribution Rack Design
  14. 15. Personal Computers <ul><li>Dell Optiflex GX60 </li></ul><ul><li>Operating System – Microsoft Windows XP Pro </li></ul><ul><li>Processor – Intel 2.2 GHz Celeron </li></ul><ul><li>Memory – 256 MB DDR SDRAM </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Drive – 40 GB (7200 RPM) </li></ul><ul><li>CD-ROM – 48X CDRW </li></ul><ul><li>Video – Integrated Intel Extreme </li></ul><ul><li>NIC – Integrated Intel Pro/100 </li></ul><ul><li>Warranty – 3 Year NBD Parts and Labor </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor - Dell E171FP 17” LCD Monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Price - $1349.00 </li></ul>
  15. 16. Notebook <ul><li>Dell Inspiron </li></ul><ul><li>Operating System – Microsoft Windows XP Pro </li></ul><ul><li>Processor – Intel Mobil 2.0 GHz Celeron </li></ul><ul><li>Memory – 256 MB DDR SDRAM </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Drive – 30 GB Ultra ATA </li></ul><ul><li>CD-ROM – 24X CD-RWDVD Combo </li></ul><ul><li>NIC – Integrated 10/100 </li></ul><ul><li>Battery – 2 to 2.5 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Warranty – 3 year Mail in Service </li></ul><ul><li>Price - $1,276.00 </li></ul>
  16. 17. Network Printer <ul><li>Hewlett Packard LaserJet 4200n </li></ul><ul><li>Processor – 300 MHz </li></ul><ul><li>Memory – 64 MB </li></ul><ul><li>Speed – 35 ppm </li></ul><ul><li>Print Quality – 1200 x 1200 </li></ul><ul><li>Paper Trays – 2, Capacity – 600 pages </li></ul><ul><li>Duplex Printing – Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Volume – 150,000 pages </li></ul><ul><li>NIC – EIO 10/100-TX </li></ul><ul><li>Warranty – 1 Year Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Price - $1,579.00 </li></ul>
  17. 18. Bar Code Scanner and Thermal Printer <ul><li>Symbol LS 4006I Handheld </li></ul><ul><li>Light Source – 650nm laser diode </li></ul><ul><li>Warranty – 5 Years </li></ul><ul><li>Datamax E-4203 Thermal Printer </li></ul><ul><li>Print Speed – 3 ips </li></ul><ul><li>Resolution – 200 dpi </li></ul><ul><li>Bar Code – 3 of 9, Interleave 2 of 5, UPC 2 and 5 digits </li></ul><ul><li>Interface – Centronics </li></ul>
  18. 19. Wisconsin Sports Lending Additional Software <ul><li>Microsoft Office XP Professional </li></ul><ul><li>McAfee VirusScan V7.0 Professional Edition </li></ul><ul><li>Veritas BackupExec 9.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Seagull BarTender Enterprise Barcode Software </li></ul><ul><li>ZoneLabs ZoneAlarm Pro </li></ul>
  19. 20. Expected Benefits <ul><li>Networking Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Room for Expansion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wired Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High Data Rate Speed – 100 MB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dedicated Bandwidth using Network Switch </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet Connection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low Cost per K of Bandwidth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. Expected Benefits <ul><li>Dell Hardware </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One Vendor for Warranty Service </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. WSL Lending Library <ul><li>Login Screen </li></ul><ul><li>Main Menu </li></ul><ul><li>Operations Screen </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Screen </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory Screen </li></ul><ul><li>Order Screen </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor Screen </li></ul><ul><li>Reports Screen </li></ul>
  22. 23. Lending Library Login Screen
  23. 24. Lending Library Main Menu
  24. 25. Lending Library Operations Menu
  25. 26. Lending Library Customer Screen
  26. 27. Lending Library Inventory Screen
  27. 28. Lending Library Order Screen
  28. 29. Lending Library Vendor Screen
  29. 30. Testing <ul><li>PC and Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Network Printer </li></ul><ul><li>Network Hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Server Hardware and Operating System </li></ul><ul><li>Lending Library </li></ul>
  30. 31. Training Table
  31. 32. Summary of Costs <ul><li>Hardware - $13,650.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Software - $5,031.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Installation, Configuration and Testing - $5,760.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Lending Library Development - $9,000.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Training - $2,100.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Data Conversion - $2,880.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Miscellaneous - $1,400.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Total - $39,821.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Under Budget - $20,179.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Reoccurring Cost - $45.00 (ISP) </li></ul>
  32. 33. WSL Implementation Timeline