The First Mini Case Big E. Bank, Global Consultants And Atlas Advertising
Big E. Bank
Big E. Bank (BEB) has recently merged with Ohio bank (OB), a small regional bank spanning thirty 30 branches spread over Ohio. BEB and OB both use a series of metropolitan (MAN), wide area (WAN) and local area networks (LAN) to connect associated branches. BEB and OB need to communicate, but both used different protocol standards, we have been commissioned to investigate 3 possible solutions. Leave two networks separate but install a translator at OB headquarters, replace the whole network with a single standard or replace OB 's WAN and MAN with the standard of BEB and install a translator at each branch.
The first proposal states leaving the two networks separate and installing a translator at OB 's headquarters. This approach is relatively inexpensive and requires…