If you are tasked with implementing the network in your enterprise, you must be aware of many potential considerations that could impact the overall success of your project. This chapter reviews key items to consider, from assessing the network requirements to crucial security issues.
List of Requirements—In addition to basic things such as routing, WAN, and security services, you must consider budget planning for the following benefits to provide for a more efficient organization:
Functionality—How well does your network meet the needs of the business?
Scalability—How easy is it to grow your network?