Josh Nolan IT 273-02 Project 6c

Josh Nolan IT 273-02 Project 6c - topology is its ease in...

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Running head: UNIT 6 MIDTERM PROJECT 1 Unit 6 Midterm Project: The Banana Tree Travel Agency IT 273-02 Joshua Nolan Kaplan University Professor Carol Edwards-Walcott April 28, 2011 The Banana Tree Travel Agency After reviewing the needs of The Banana Tree Travel Agency, I am proposing a WAN star topology network. “In the Star Topology there is a central connection point called the hub which is a computer hub or sometimes just a switch” (Exforsys Inc, 2011). There are a couple advantages to using a star topology, for example if one your hubs or switch’s malfunction, it will only affect the those nodes attached to it, not the entire network. Another advantage to a star
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Unformatted text preview: topology is its ease in expanding the network, when your business grows by simply adding another cable from the hub or switch to a node (Dean, 2010). I would also suggest putting in a firewall to protect and secure the valuable information of your customers. I believe with the knowledge that I have with topologies that this is the best fit for The Banana Tree Travel Agency. REFERENCES Dean, T. (2010). Network+ Guide to Networks Fifth Edition. Boston, MA: Course Technology / Cengage Learning. Running head: UNIT 6 MIDTERM PROJECT 2 Exforsys Inc, 2011 Retrieved from http://www.exforsys.com/tutorials/networking/star-topology.html...
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course NETWORKING IT 273 taught by Professor Edwardswalcott during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.

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