Network Design Project Essay

783 Words Jul 25th, 2012 4 Pages
Network Design Project

Rosemarie Moore

Professor Melanie Howard

Introduction to Networking CIS175

June 1, 2010

Network Design Consultation

Initially, I was asked to set up a network design within the client’s budget. After sitting down with the client to discuss the needs of his/her business I asked, “What specifications did he or she have if any”? I was told that they wanted two (2) workstations set-up, quality printer, internet access, multiple email addresses. Basic low security environment and their initial investment was $5,000 dollars or less and wanted their cost be less than $200.00 dollars a month.


I began my research by checking out the top internet carriers that
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Also with this package Supports multiple computers and VPN connections for remote users, (8) eight Microsoft Outlook mailboxes, Up to 2GB of online back-up using Microsoft SharePoint 3.0, and Microsoft Exchange Server( The HP Officejet 6500 4-1 printer, which is network ready and the cost for this printer is $199.99. HP printer is a very good economical choice, easy to network, high-speed fax and fast output and the costs for ink is very reasonable. Works with several Operating Systems, Energy Star compliant, and Ethernet network ( ). My chose for the wireless router was the Linksys Ultra Range 300 mbps for $59.99 from Tiger Direct (
EdpNo=3591558). The reason for my choice is the Linksys name and simplicity. I chose Quickbook Pro 2010, because it’s a known name, great reputation, and was included in the price of the PC’s. Use the Customer, Vendor, and Employee Centers to manage key data easily. The Customer Center, for example, gives you an easy place to edit a customer's billing address, company name, phone number and more, and gives you quick access to related transactions. The first HP system has Ethernet

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