Network Design

Executive Summary for Network Design Project

Executive Summary for Network Design Project

LaTasha Torney
IT230
David Fuschino
September 6, 2009

Executive Summary

My network project design is for a Tee-shirt Company called Macaroni Clothing. The company has two locations in which tee-shirts are designed. The main office is where the core of the business will take place. The store will also take orders online and need to┬ácommunicate with the sister store which is ran by 3 employees. The data base server will be located at the main office.   My network will be small and based on Ethernet with a shared media10base-t. The physical network would include network cabling, faceplates, and basic infrastructure. Both locations will be able to access on the same network and run off a wireless LAN and use VOIP for voice communication. The network will also use a CAT 5 cable network and a UTP copper base cabling system. The network will also have a wireless LAN at 2 Mbps and one fifth bandwidths through a standard 10base-t-ethernet and a 100Base-t. The wireless connectivity will be at both offices. A file server will be the primary storage device.   The server will be set up in a way where data and file can be shared by anyone in the company and be allowed to create and modify shared folders. My network will use the VPN point to point tunneling which will work over an IP internetwork. This will allow employees to work from home taking orders and processing them. Layer 2 tunneling protocol will be used in addition to an IP internetwork which can be used over a frame relay PVCS and X.25 or ATM virtual circuits. This protocol uses the best feature of both PPTP and a Cisco technology. The network design will follow a star topology where each device on the network connects to its own cable or hub. The network operating system will be Windows with antivirus to protect from hacker intrusion. The email server is Microsoft exchange which is a collaborative communications for...