You are working as a system administrator in BlueMoon Computers, Inc., a leading computer parts manufacturer in the United States. The company has an annual turnover of 300 million U.S. dollars and employee strength of 2500. The company plans to increase its annual turnover to 500 million U.S. dollars in the next two years. To achieve this target, the company plans to open three new branch offices at Paris, Virginia, and Geneva with employee strength of 100 to 150 in each branch office. The Research and Development center of the company will be located at the Geneva branch office. The company has acquired three-storeyed buildings at the three new branch office locations. In addition, the company has acquired three buildings at each location as customer care outlets for each branch office.
Data transmission should be secure and authenticated.
The employees of the marketing department need to be given full access to the organizational network, even if they are traveling for business meetings.
Based on these requirements, you need to analyze the network design requirements and the master project plan. Analyzing the master project plan includes creating the network infrastructure diagram and planning the phases in which the entire project will be executed.
Planning a network infrastructure helps visualize the integration of the logical and physical components of the proposed network, keeping in mind the present and future requirements of the organization.
To create a network infrastructure plan, you need to consider the following factors:
You can analyze the networking requirements for an organization based on the following categories:
Network topology and addressing
Secure data transmission
Network and remote access
A network design plan consists of three components: