Network Design Paper
The 50-year-old two-story building has the following layout:
The University has recently leased a building in Adelphi, Maryland. The building will house some offices, classrooms, library, and computer labs.
Length: 240 Feet, Width: 95 Feet, Height: 30 Feet
There will be six computer labs that will be used for instruction. Each of these labs will have 26 computers (24 student computers and 1 instructor computer). Each of these labs will also have a server in the closet located inside the lab.
In addition to the six computer labs, there will also be a Student Computer Lab that will provide computer access to students to do their homework. There will be 30 computers in this lab and a server in the closet.
The library will also have some computers to allow students access to the library resources. There will be 10 computers for student’s use in the library, and 5 computers for Library staff.
There are five lecture classrooms in the building. Each of this room will have a computer for instructor’s use.
Finally, there are various offices in the building. Each of these offices will have one computer for the staff use, with the exception of the Admission office that will have 5 computers for staff use.
Student Computer Lab
6 various offices
To be determined by students
Network Connecting Devices
To be determined by student
Two server rooms have been allocated, one on the first floor and one on the second floor.
Your task is to design the network for this new building with the following criteria:
Submission should include (in no more than three pages, excluding diagrams and references):
Physical Network Design:
You will be evaluated on your ability to
Feel free to use any drawings or attachments, and assume any number of computers or users (not when provided here). You will be graded on the basis of right media, topology and knowledge of network concepts.