Mini-Case III: EUREKA Discussion Board Assignment (7.2; 7.3, 7.4)
Chapter 7 Wired and Wireless LAN pp.214 – 215
To provide you the opportunity to research and illustrate the best practice recommendations for LAN design.
- Read the following scenario and answer the questions that follow in the discussion board area of class. Provide a thoughtful and informative response to the questions; you should be able to support your recommendations. Be sure to support your ideas with evidence gathered from reading the text or other outside sources. Be sure to give credit to the sources where you find evidence. Use an attribution like “According to the text,” or “According to Computer Weekly website” in your response. Your response should be a minimum of 200 words.
Eureka is a telephone and Internet-based concierge services that specializes in obtaining things that are hard to find (e.g. Super Bowl tickets, first edition books from the 1500s, Faberge eggs). It currently employs 60 staff members who collectively provide 24-hour coverage (over three shifts). They answer the phones and respond to requests entered on the Eureka! Web site. Much of their work is spent on the phone and on computers searching on the Internet. The company has just leased a new office building and is about to wire it. They have bids from different companies to install (1) 100-Base T network (2) Wi-Fi network What would you recommend? Why? In your proposal, include a diagram of our wired or wireless network.