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Prior to beginning work on this discussion, review Chapters 8, 9, and 11 in the text book, read the Patterson (Links to an external site.)(2015) article for CNN well as the United Nations Key Findings – The State of Broadband 2015: Broadband as a Foundation for Sustainable Report (Links to an external site.), and review any relevant information in this week’s lecture.
Big tech companies like Google, Facebook, and OneWeb are on a mission to make the Internet accessible to the world’s population. Their goal is to develop different technologies that can beam high-speed Internet connectivity to places that have never been able to take advantage of the internet before. Using the information provided in the required articles conduct additional online research to find at least two more credible sources that discuss these topics. (Access the MISM Credible Resource Guide for assistance with finding additional appropriate credible professional resources.)
Evaluate the effects broadband internet access has on business opportunities. Review the U.N. report as well as the most current list of Least Developed Countries (Links to an external site.) as published by the United Nations. Choose an underrepresented country from the list. Evaluate the potential advantages that broadband internet access might have on businesses operating in your chosen country. Compare the current potential of businesses operating within your chosen country to those operating in areas where broadband internet access is common. Provide at least two examples of advantages that internet connectivity would create for businesses within your chosen country. Explain how these advantages and opportunities would impact the personal and professional lives of your chosen country’s population.
Must be at least 300 words.
Network Upgrade Plan
For this assignment, you will apply telecommunication and network technical knowledge in the creation of a network upgrade plan. To create this plan you will assess your leadership role as the IT Project Manager in the design and implementation phases of this network upgrade project.
For this project, you will assume the role of one of the Senior IT Project Managers for Mont Saint Michelle Consulting Company (MSMCC) working in the IT professional services arm of the company. Your firm has been hired by an existing company to assist them in upgrading their current network. The existing company has three office locations: New York, NY, Denver, CO, and Palo Alto, CA. Each location consists of a two-story building that includes local wired and wireless access to about 50 employees. The current wireless setup is insufficient in terms of protocols, security, and encryption levels. All three sites are connected via a wide area network (WAN) to help carry data, voice, and video. The throughput on this current environment is T1. The firm is looking at MSMCC for your expert skills in this type of network upgrade and wants the best value solutions in order to make the most financially responsible and sustainable decision. As the senior IT project manager on this project, you need to work with your team to come up with a network upgrade plan to solve their outdated technology issues.
You must use the ISM640 Network Upgrade Plan Template in the creation of your assignment. For each section of the template, include the content required as listed below.
The information in this section will be pre-populated in the template. The only required content will be your name and date.
Summarize the project parameters including a short description of each of the following sections: Requirements, Milestones, Budget, and Risks. (There is a sample of an Executive Summary (Links to an external site.) on the Ashford Writing Center website.)
Evaluate the current telecommunication and network capabilities of the existing company and propose solutions for their outdated technology issues. The individual requirements must include the scope of hardware solutions, software solutions, network protocols, security options, and encryption levels. Provide a rationale for each of the choices made using information from a minimum of two scholarly or professional sources in addition to the course text to support your statements.
Create a network diagram of the proposed solution using applied standard principles of design.
Create a high-level table of milestones involved in the implementation of the upgrade including a sequence of realistic completion dates and expected accomplishments.
Budget Create a budget that provides a realistic estimate of the cost of the upgrade plan. Utilize the table in the template, as well as conduct online research for estimated costs.
Explain a minimum of three potential risks related to your network upgrade plan as well as the corresponding opportunities that would mitigate these risks.
The Network Upgrade Plan
- Must be 8 double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must use at least two scholarly or professional sources, in addition to the course text.
- Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
- Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.