Network Consultation for DesignIT


This assignment contains two (2) Sections: Network Consultation Proposal and Network

Consultation Presentation. You must submit both sections as separate files in order to complete this assignment.

The owners of DesignIT, who recently purchased 56’x36′ space for their expanding business, have asked you to place a bid on a consulting job. DesignIT is a graphic arts company that, up until now, had contracted work out to temporary design services. The new space will allow them to hire two (2) full time designers and a receptionist.

Description of space purchased:

  • 4 Cubicles
  • 1 Office
  • 1 Server room
  • 1 Reception desk
  • 1 Conference room

Using the building layout, your role is to provide DesignIT with a network design that interconnects the following considerations:

DesignIT plans to relocate three (3) servers already configured as follows:

  • 1 Web Server – Microsoft IIS Server
  • 1 File Server – Microsoft Server 2008
  • 1 Server – Server 2008 Small Business Server

DesignIT has requested that the design include the following:

  • High speed Internet access
  • Firewall
  • Antivirus / malware protection
  • Six (6) computers
  • Three (3) color laser printers
  • Wireless access for portable devices

DesignIT has requested the consideration of all interconnected devices and wiring, along with speeds, for best performance.