Suppose that the CEO of Pentium Inc. approaches you seeking advice on improving their computer network at their company. At the moment, their organization has numerous computers (all networked) which are shared by a staff of 100. The staff are based out of the Pittsburgh headquarter location along with a facility located in Los Angeles and New York City. Unfortunately the organization is having problems with the network since it was not installed properly and due to its old age (it was installed in 1995).
The current network environments consists of the following:
· Various Stand Alone systems along with numerous Peer to Peer networks
· Modem connections to remote offices
· Network equipment that doesn’t meet generally accepted networking standards (i.e. OSI / TCP/IP or DoD)
· Few systems connected to the Internet