Week 4 Checkpoint- Ethernet or Token Ring

Week 4 Checkpoint- - therefore it is a must to have the correct component set in place A bank or a major business depends on having a reliable

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Running head: ETHERNET OR TOKEN RING 1 Ethernet or Token Ring Stephen D, James IT-242 John Tinney July 14, 2011 University of Phoenix (Axia College)
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ETHERNET OR TOKEN RING 2 Ethernet or Token Ring For the first scenario of this assignment, I believe that Saguaro Federal should use Ethernet because it is safe and more secure. The reason Ethernet is more secure, is because it deals with the MAC layer of the OSI model. The token ring in the other hand would not be the best choice because everything is connected within a star topology type of network connected with hubs. This can cause some problems in the future if one of the components requires maintenance or if it malfunctions. In which this can lead to downtime for the business and its users. Most companies rely on their network and can’t afford to have any downtime at all;
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Unformatted text preview: therefore it is a must to have the correct component set in place. A bank or a major business depends on having a reliable network that will not create downtime in order to conduct their everyday business. For the second scenario, a XYZ technology consultant has several networks that are located on different floors. I believe that for this scenario, the token ring would work best and be a better choice. The token ring works best because each floor is able to work on a separate network. If for any reason one of the components fail or require maintenance, it would not affect the other networks on the other floors. This can and will help to eliminate downtime for the users in the company. Having no downtime means that the company can be more productive and it would be very beneficial to the company....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course UOP uop taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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Week 4 Checkpoint- - therefore it is a must to have the correct component set in place A bank or a major business depends on having a reliable

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