• What’s a typical network design for a LAN with 5 Public IP’s for the FW, Router, Switches

    We are a small company that is planning to move all of our servers to a datacenter. We will have 5 routable Public IP's. We currently have the same at our office. Our current setup has a Comcast Business Gateway appliance with 3 FW's connected to it. Each of the FW's WAN port is set to one of our...

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  • New Business

    I need to set up a network for 10 PC's what equipment will I need in my server cabinet? Help

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  • Open IT Forum: What to expect in network overhauls

    Whether because of horrific wiring sprawls or hardware upgrades, we'd love to hear about your reasons for network overhauls, the obstacles you faced, and the lessons you learned. Pass on the knowledge and earn 50 knowledge points toward our current contest where you could win $100!

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  • Network design with converged network

    Hello, I have been asked to design a wireless-based voice/data network for 20 users on site and 10 users for home. 10 users will exploit VPN. That's only the specification I got. Nothing else :( I have an idea for design with WAN -> ISP router -> Firewall router -> DMZ -> application...

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  • How do we create a network of 100 Computers in one building from scratch?

    One building, divided in 3 stories. I want to create a network of 100 computers in this one building. How many Routers, Switches and Hubs do I need? How many Straight and cross over cables do I need? and what kind of topologies to implement? Do I need a server? What protocol to implement? What i am...

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  • Wireless LAN Logical design

    • Three main groups: Sales, Production and Engineering. Each group has 60 users in each group. • The standard network card is a Cisco Aironet 350, and the access point selected is a Cisco Aironet 1200. • The Sales and Production departments should not be able to access the Web server on any...

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  • Wide Area Network Help (WAN)

    I am taking a class at work and I have to design a WAN that will connect 2 different sites in 2 different states. It has to have the bandwidth to handle video conferencing and normal network traffic. I will have approx 300 users in 1 location and the same in the other. What would be the best way to...

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  • Network Designing

    Hi....currently I work as System engineer in MNC. My work involves daily client facing to understand the proposed network requirements and based on that provide the design and cost for the network (service and CPEs) using various automated tools.It is mostly telecom operations management and not...

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  • How many switches for a small network?

    im designing a network for a small business. There are three departments in the business retail sales - 80 employees, sale support - 10 employees, accounts - 15 employees. I've decided to use star topology. It will have one router connecting to many switches. I was thinking of using multiple 48...

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  • Components and cables to design/build a network

    Hello there, I would like to design-build a network for a small company (about 80 employees). The company is divided in 3 sections which are: designers (30 employees), sales (30 employees) and administrator/marketing (15 employees). Also there are 3 managers and a CEO. What components do I need to...

    AppliedInformatics35 pointsBadges:
  • Merge two companies into one network

    The company I work for has decided to merge with its Sister Company on the lower floor. While we share the same room to house our independent servers, both companies have separate physical networks. Each with their own separate File Servers & SQL servers. Allowing Company "A" employees to log into...

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  • WAN design and implementation

    I am about to embark on a major project. There is a new organization with 7 sites without a single computer or LAN. I want to setup LAN in each of the sites, and then setup WAN to connect all sites. And there will be few remotes users that will connect to the branch network that they belong to. And...

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  • Creating a network for my business

    I am trying to create a network for my small business (20 employees) and I don't know whether I should use a wired or wireless network. If I go with wired, how would I go about setting it up? What equipment would I need? If I went wireless, how would I set it up? What equipment would I need?

    Manningfan185 pointsBadges:
  • Can two switches, having VLAN defined in each, communicate without the help of Layer-3 device?

    If in a single L2 Switch, IPs of the same range can communicate - then what's the need of creating a VLAN for different IP range? Can two switches (having VLAN defined in each) communicate without the help of Layer-3 device? Thank you.

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • I need to know what components I will need to establish a hugh LAN and WAN Network

    Starting from scratch, I plan to have 600 users with e-mail, file and print, and Internet services. I will also have 10 servers used as LAN, proxy, and database servers. Two departments will need sufficient bandwidth and access applications from an Oracle server. We are also going to expand to four...

    ITBeginner10 pointsBadges:
  • Prerequisites before deploying VoIP solution

    What prerequisites do I need to fulfill before deploying a VoIP solution on a existing gigabit network? We will have data going over the same line and we have a 100 mbit backbone.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Preventing issues with PC/Mac integration

    We are adding 10 new mac’s to our PC network we are adding a gigabit module to our 4000m switch. What else should we do to prevent issues with the pc/mac integration?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Tips for PC and MAC hybrid network?

    What is the best way to have a hybrid network with PC users and MACs? We want to cater to everyone so what should we choose as our authentication scheme not to screw anything up?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • What’s the best way to create online network documentation forms that can be filled out while on site with small or medium business?

    HI, I have never posted on here before. Please let me know if I have left out info. that helps to answer my question. I am a photographer (trying to be :)side jobsfoguy that owns an IT  companyHe has asked me to create online forms that he can get to and fill out online and then print off. The...

    MelissaKayS5 pointsBadges:
  • how to set up the computer in a small network area so that we can send message to one another if an extension line is busy

    Hi. I have done CCNA studies 1 & 2 for the last 2 years. I found doing Cisco very interesting and i really want to further my studies to where I am dreaming to become.i am working as an export officer in the company so with the love of doing networking i always try to do what i still remember from...

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