Benefits include saving time and money, flexibility or scalability of the system, higher security measures, and reliability and responsibility. Some challenges are that small errors can create big problems, and there could be management and controlling issues. Externally-managed networks
Benefits include being able to assign responsibility, your network doesn’t get affected by organizational disputes, and problems get solved easily due to expert solutions. Challenges include Security concerns, cost issues, and flexibility of terms. 3. Which type of network management would you advise small-to-medium business firms to use? Explain the reasons for your recommendation. I think for small to medium business organizations I would use a self-managed network, because it helps to minimize thee cost with better reliability and accuracy of the system. As the business grows and may include multiple locations, I would go to an externally managed network for the above mentioned benefits.