Your team has been asked to design a LAN for a very successful CPA firm with five departments in one
building and a total of 560 employees. Currently, the firm has no networked computers, and it is open to any
suggestions your team can offer. The firm does have a few requirements:
It wants to make sure that it can easily expand its LAN in the future without exorbitant costs and moving a
lot of equipment.
Every department must have very fast access to the LAN.
The LAN must remain up at all times.
Must use Windows 7 operating system.
As a team, determine what kind of LAN your team will design for this company.
Deliverable Instructions:
Devise and prepare a 5-6 page proposal.
Use your group discussion board or group virtual classroom to discuss the approach your team will take.
As a team, create a 1 page executive summary to summarize your design, and 3 to 5 page paper with
diagrams about the detailed network design.
Put them into one Word document.

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