Technology Workplace And Business Environment Essay

704 Words Aug 19th, 2016 3 Pages
In the today’s world of the high technology workplace and business environment there are several factors that need to be considered when designing a computer network. Integrity and vulnerability of data, cost of the network itself, accessibility, flexibility for expansion and ability to support the consumer. Other factors that should be considered when setting up a network include: What is the purpose of the network, what are the bandwidth requirements to efficiently operate the network and service clients, what kind of systems does the client want supported e.g VOIP, printing… and finally a ip routing plan. While these are not all of the considerations that can be examined they are among the most important.
Network Setup Costs The elements considered in the design of a Computer network largely depend on the needs of the business and its customers. The requirements and limitations set by the supported business will determine the priorities of design. For this paper, I will look at the network as though it were being setup for a government entity with more concern for security and cost. The cost of the physical network can be extensive depending on the size of the area that will be included in the network. Some of the items that need to be accounted for in the building of the network are the cabling (CAT 5) that will be run from each workstation to the switch. The higher rating the cable the faster the speeds which is also a consideration for future expansion of the…

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