Associate Level Material
Final Project Overview and Timeline
Final Project Overview
You have been hired to set up a local area network with a firewall for a Microsoft® Windows® network at a medium-sized company, Taylor & Sons Financial Consulting. The network will have 100 users and 10 applications used extensively by 80 of the employees. Of these employees, 10 are clerks and should have read-only access to the databases generated by the applications. The owner is worried about security and wants a firewall installed. The company is physically located on the first three floors of one building.
Your job is to develop a local area network plan for Taylor & Sons Financial Consulting, including the layout of the network, user and group access, and security. Create a 10- to 12-slide, boardroom-quality Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation detailing your plan. Include flowcharts of the physical and logical network and an explanation of why you would choose to develop the network in the format you select. Include details regarding the technology needed for your plan and what benefits that technology would have. Use speaker notes to elaborate on the key points of your plan.
Final Project Timeline
You should budget your time wisely and work on your project throughout the course. As outlined below, some assignments in the course are designed to assist you in creating your final project. If you complete your course activities and use the feedback provided by the instructor, you will be on the right track to successfully complete your project.
¨ Due in Week One: LAN Operating Systems Scenarios CheckPoint
¨ Due in Week Two: LAN Topologies assignment
¨ Due in Week Three: Network Consultant Scenarios CheckPoint
¨ Due in Week Four: TCP/IP LAN Plan CheckPoint
¨ Due in Week Six: Work Groups Scenarios assignment
¨ Due in Week Eight: Disaster Plan assignment