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The University of Hawaii campus is spanned over 2 miles. It has 7 colleges and each college building is separated from each other by at least 1000 feet. Each building has 4 floors. The University also has it's centers at London and Australia. You are hired as a network consultant who has to recommend the following:
A layout plan of the network
How the servers are connected to each other and to the network?
How the users are connected to the network?
How wireless users are connected to the network?
What medium is used for connecting the components with a LAN?
How the corporate WAN is connected to the ISP outside of WAN?
What is the network topology used for the network and why?
How the offices within a WAN are connected?
List all the networking components of your network with each segment.
Please give a complete hardware, software and networking plan for Ball State University.

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The University of Hawaii campus is spanned over 2 miles. It has 7 colleges and each college building is separated from each other by at least 1000 feet. Each building has 4 floors. The University also has it's centers at London and Australia. You are hired as a network consultant who has to recommend the following:
A layout plan of the network
The network in question will be architected in a meshed fashion enabling the rapid delivery and sharing of information. In particular, the network will have security mechanisms in place that enable information to be shared securely. Each site will be provided a server, utilizing a Microsoft Network Operating System that will enable continued operations in the event the wide area network becomes operational. This further limited that amount of information that will traverse the wide area network, ...

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