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Sams Teach Yourself Networking in 24 Hours, Fourth Edition by Uyless Black

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HOUR 10Designing a Network

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

How to determine the user requirements for the network

How to define the major functions of the network

How to determine the type of network needed to satisfy the users’ requirements

How to write the specifications for the network’s operations

In the previous hour, we examined how an organization and your project team can use best practices to develop the strategies and policies for building or upgrading a computer network. In this hour, we look at more detailed issues related to creating a network, including how to define the network’s capabilities, establish the network blueprint, and design the network.

For this discussion, we once again assume you’re the lead network designer ...

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