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Your organization opened seven new branch offices in five states. Each branch office has five floors. All of the

branch offices use the same Internet domain name. The organization has approximately 25 servers and anticipates that an additional 30 servers should be purchased. The organization is planning to provide network services for about 5,000 users. All users require access to the Internet. Certain resources, such as printing and file sharing, will be centralized.

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Complete the following for this assignment:

Using the scenario and assignment information in the Assignment Description, discuss with your group how you should divide the tasks evenly among the members.

Perform the following tasks:

*1. Estimate the quantity of connectivity devices (routers, switches, and so on) that will be needed to link all of the branches.

Provide your rationale for choosing the quantity of each device.

My question is would using an existing VLAN with routers on each floor to connect the floors and the five branches?

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For effective connectivity of all the branches of the organization, a minimum of 55 serves will be... View the full answer

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