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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Networks Designing a Network: Architecture, Model and Topology Designing a Network: Architecture, Model and Topology Dionne Jordan 10-11-09 American Intercontinental University Introduction to Networks Rossini Technology Inc. Thank you for the opportunity to serve your technology needs. Rossini Technology has been servicing our customer for over 20 years. We take pride in excellent installation, problem solving and designing of any network. We have determined your needs for the installation of your downtown office. Your current equipment consist of seven personal computers, which is running Windows XP home edition, configured as Pentium 4 at 3.0 GHz, 100 GB IDE hard drive, 512 MB of memory, floppy drive, CD-ROM, 64 MB memory video card, 1 parallel port, 1 serial port, and 1USB 2.0 port. However you have received donations which have double the size of the network to fourteen personal computers. Base on our research we will recommend the needs of seven personal computers, type of architecture, model and topology, then recommend the needs for fourteen pc. We will also give you the advantage and disadvantage of the model recommended and what additional hardware or software upgrade will be required. Finally we will explain if your company should use a network operating system, when its appropriate and which NOS we recommend. With seven computers running Window XP home edition, peer to peer network is best. The client and server take on the same role (Tomsho, Tittel, Johnson, 2007). These networks impose no centralized control over any shared resources, like a printer or file. All users on the shared computer network can share resource with others on the same network whenever they choose. No one person has higher priority to access shared resources on the network or responsibility to provide. Introduction to Networks...
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