University of Phoenix
NTC410 - Network & Telecommunications Concepts II
April 24, 2006
Company Background and Network Design Request
Locations: Corporate Headquarters: Los Angeles
Design Centers: Los Angeles, New York, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro Sales Offices London, Chicago, Miami
Type of Business: Development of audio and video special affects for entertainment and advertising industry
Business Hours: 24/7 - globally
Network Design Request:
Constant stream of multimedia traffic between offices average file size 25MB; file transfers less than 5 seconds
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Between offices, satellite might be considered.
Company requires average 25 MB multimedia exchanges to take 5 seconds or less, and in the design center the exchange rate for their average file size of 50mb can be no more than 20 seconds.
VOIP might be considered seeing that the company needs good phone connections, for conference calls and such.
Headquarters might need to think about redundancy for their servers to be able to be accessed any time of the day since they are global.
Gigabit switched network utilizing Cisco Catalyst switches and routers
Star topology at each site
CAT 5e or 6 cabling at each site
Video conferencing between offices will be considered.
1) The WAN is based on a two-layer hierarchical model.
2) TCP/IP & Novell IPX/SPX possible the only network protocols allowed ????
3) Hubs to be established at Los Angeles, New York, Frankfurt, Tokyo and