O'Reilly logo

Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Fifth Edition by Mark Edward Soper, Terry W Ogletree

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 4. Upgrading Strategies and Project Management

SOME OF THE MAIN TOPICS IN THIS CHAPTER ARE

Where Do You Start? 42

Determining When an Upgrade Is Necessary—The Evaluation Process 43

What Resources Are Needed for the Upgrade? 48

Planning an Upgrade 49

Testing the Plan 51

Deployment 53

User Training 54

Closing the Book—Documenting What Has Changed and Why 54

Other Considerations for Upgrading 54

This chapter discusses some things you should consider when deciding whether an upgrade is needed for the network, and some of the steps necessary to accomplish the task. It is not a simple task to undertake a major network upgrade. It is not a simple task to undertake an upgrade of even a single departmental network, depending on the applications, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required