Explain the current and future state of the inter networking infrastructure and its applications.

Main objective of this assignment is to enable student to understandnetworking devices, gather requirements for a given business case study andplan a network design. After successful completion of this assignment, studentsshould be able to:d) Explain the current and future state of the internetworking infrastructureand its applications.e) Apply a process to support the administration and management ofinternetworking.HiTech Telecommunications1is a reputed Telecommunications company that provides differenttypes of Telecommunications services, including service onsite. The company has three (3) majorbranches in Australia in Canberra, Melbourne, and Brisbane with Headquarters (HQ) in Melbourneto capture large number of customers in the area. In addition to providing Telecommunicationsservices in-store, they also have web-based ordering facility for national and internationalcustomers. The orders can be paid for online by using major credit cards.HiTech Telecommunications gets a significant portion of their orders through their on-line orderingfacilities. Web-based orders (online) get stored in their central file server(s), which is located inMelbourne, but should be accessible from any branch using appropriate networking technologies.The reliability of their file and web servers is of high importance. HiTech Telecommunications alsowants to make sure that the network downtime is very limited.Furthermore, the servers need to be protected from malicious computer attacks and unauthorizedaccess. Facility to carry out audit checks needs to be provided as well to so as to keep track of theexact activity along with the date and time at which an employee of HiTech Telecommunicationscarried out a computer system based activity. The activity could include doing task(s) such asinstallation of new software, changes in Webpage etc.The web server is located in the Melbourne Headquarters (HQ) in the same location as the fileserver(s), to host a homepage for the business. This server also acts as a chat server for providingreal-time chats by the customer service personnel with customers who wish to get some quickqueries answered before they order online. Each branch also has 8 networked printers and a faxmachine, as well as E-mail communication facility for staff use. Each of the branches of HiTechTelecommunications also provides WLAN based service for customers to access the Internet whilevisiting the store. A key issue is that the visitors should not have access to the resources of the staffon the company’s internal network.HiTech Telecommunications in each of their branches has 150 employees who have been providedwith laptops whilst the HQ in Melbourne has 200 employees. Each branch has 5 departments whilethe HQ has 7 departments with networked PCs to form an internal network. Staff in all theBN202 Internetworking Technologies Page#3 of 4Prepared by: Dr S M Farhad Moderated by: Dr. Lincy Jim July 2019branches and in HQ have access to the WLAN as well. There will be a need for separate VLANssupporting the users. Some of the employees may telecommute from their homes over theweekends. Each of the employees whether they are in company or telecommuting need to beconnected with a secure connection over a wired or a Wireless LAN connection, whichever may beavailable. (You will need to demonstrate your assignment during laboratory class).

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