Your Case Study must be based on the information provided. There will be no additional information. This must be submitted in a .doc, or .pdf format. If you send a few paragraphs in an email, it will result in a "0" score for the project. A1 Cars is a car dealership located in Forth Worth, Texas. The company has grown significantly over the last 5 years and due to physical space restrictions they have decided to expand their operations by opening another site in Denton, Texas. This location was chosen so that they could market their cars more easily in the Southern Oklahoma area. The new site will only have one building, and will bring an additional 25 employees on to the company payroll. Employees are as follows: There will be one general manager with an executive secretary, as well as three shift managers. The service/parts departments will employee a total of 12 employees. Five of these employees are mechanics. Book keeping department will employee three employees, and there will be 5 salesmen. All applications for financing/loans must be approved through the parent company located in Fort Worth. Even though the company has grown they have a limited budget to get their new company network, "including computers" up and running. You are in charge of advising the A1 Cars Company on what type of network schema they will need for their new location. The new building will be hardwired before you start you analysis. The Project Manager asks that you submit your proposal with detailed information that he/she can understand. Your Case Study must be based on the information provided. There will be no additional information. Some key points in the case study that I will be looking for are: 1. WAN/LAN/etc? 2. Client Server or Peer to Peer? 3. Hubs/Switches/Routers used? 4. Printing Needs? 5. Computers/Specs? 6. Protocols? 7. OS/Applications installed? 8. Wireless? 9. Security? 10. Media/Cabling? 11. Budget? on.. by alida HALL......... United States
Most of all companies are operating their business with handshake of computer technology. System requirement is based on the nature of business and company architecture and its ethics.
40 Desktop computers for all employees including shift managers.
Desktop computer configuration
Processor Intel Core i5 (any)
Memory (RAM) 8.0 GB 8.0 GB
Hard Disk 500 GB2 500 GB2
Display & Graphics 19-inch or 20-inch LCD3
discrete video card
Sound Built-in audio & speaker Built-in audio & speakers
Miscellaneous DVD±R/CD-RW drive
80% efficient power supply
hardware-based systems management DVD±R/CD-RW drive
80% efficient power supply
Network Connection 10/100/1000BaseT Ethernet 10/100/1000BaseT Ethernet
Recommended Operating System Windows 7 SP1
RJ45 CAT6 cables
No of Hub : 3
No of Switches: 4
Topology: Ring Topology
Router: cisco router 2600 series
For secure transaction: HTTPS with SSL Certificate
HP allinone m1005 series - 3
Printers are connected with Server. It can be set in shared mode for accessing client machines..