You Decide: Leonard Cooper Charter School Essay

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Running head: YOU DECIDE You Decide: Leonard Cooper Charter School Carmelita McNeill DeVry University, Charlotte Abstract This is paper on Leonard Cooper Charter School networking and print server. I will explain the problem and offer a solution to the situation. There are several in finding a resolution to resolve the issues. The first step requires interviewing the stakeholders of Leonard Cooper Charter School to hear the problems of the current system. This will help with determining what the network should be doing and how to go about getting it done. Current Issues After interviewing the Stake holders of the Leonard Cooper Charter School the following issues was noted: 1. The first issue: ‘the print server. There are…show more content…
This also affects the ability to use Voice over IP. They need to choose a media that would allow them to obtain the speeds needed to meet the object of the business. 3. The third issue: Adding the computers in the class room to the network is the third issue they are facing. They need a solution is scalable and cost effective. 4. Voice over IP is not working properly and connections to the backbone are inadequate. They need a connection that viable for the backbone and equip to handle Voice over IP. Recommendations This is the best solution for the print jobs and collisions: The best remedy for collisions is to upgrade to a full duplex switched environment. Full-duplex is a data communications term that refers to the ability to send and receive data at the same time. Legacy Ethernet is half-duplex, meaning information can move in only one direction at a time. In a totally switched network, nodes only communicate with the switch and never directly with each other. Switched networks also employ either twisted pair or fiber optic cabling, both of which use separate conductors for sending and receiving data. In this type of environment, Ethernet stations can forgo the collision detection process and transmit at will, since they are the only potential devices that can access the medium. This allows end stations to transmit to the switch at the same time that the switch transmits to them, achieving a collision-free environment. (Pidgeon, 2011) The 24

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