Course IT640 - Networking and Telecommunications Phase 4 IP 4 and DB 4 Network Designs and Topologies

Phase 4 - Task 1
Task Type:
Discussion Board
Deliverable Length:
See Assignment Details
Primary Discussion Response is due by Wednesday
The discussion assignment for this week includes a review of the Key Assignment Outline completed by one of your classmates, as well as a substantial response to at least one other student.
Primary Task Response: The discussion assignment for this week will be a review of the Key Assignment Draft from other students. Your first task is to post your draft to the discussion area so that other students will be able to review your work. Attach your document to your main discussion post with the subject “Project Rationale,” and include a paragraph of 2–3 sentences describing your rationale for approaching your project problem the way that you did. Include any additional notes that you feel are appropriate in the post. You are not being graded on your Key Assignment Draft at this point. The purpose of this assignment is to help improve the quality of your Key Assignment.
Phase 4 - Task 2
Task Type:
Individual Project
Deliverable Length:
Word document of 4–5 pages (excluding references and cover page)
Key Assignment Draft
The retail store knows that it needs to manage its telecommunications costs more effectively. Based on what the owner has shared with you about his goals to maximize the Internet for this purpose, provide a solution that will support the telecommunications (phone and fax) needs of the company.
The project deliverables are as follows:
Telecommunications Plan (4–5 pages)
Include a telecommunications goals and objectives statement.
Include a revised network diagram that depicts the proposed telecommunications solution.
Describe the advantages of sharing hardware and software resources that are used for telecommunications.
Provide an analysis as to how this part of the project fulfills the mission and 1 or more goals of the case study organization.
Note: Use Microsoft Visio or equivalent to revise the previously proposed network diagram. You will embed the diagrams in the Word document and also provide them as attachments.
All sources should be cited both in-text and in References using APA format.
Name the document "yourname_IT640_IP4.doc."