Implementing and Managing a Network

You work as a consultant for a small consulting firm located in South Florida. Your company was recently contracted to implement a network for a local hospital in the Fort Lauderdale area. This network will be heavily leveraged by the emergency room when delivering care to their patients. Patient registration, X-ray results, blood tests, etc. will all be delivered to the ER doctors leveraging the network. This is very crucial because it could be the difference between life and death. As a result, the network must experience a very high percentage of uptime.

As the senior network architect, you are required to design and implement a network that will deliver these services efficiently and effectively and implement measures to reduce the risk of outages. To do this, your network must be designed to leverage network management software for monitoring and alerts.

Using the online library, the Internet, and all course materials, research 2 network management application software.

In a report of 2-3 pages, complete the following:

  • Discuss each software.
  • Include the benefits and drawbacks of each software.
  • Make a recommendation to your clients based on your research of which software you would recommend and why.

Create a PowerPoint presentation summarizing your report.

  • It should be 12 slides including the title slide and reference slides.
  • 5 slides should be dedicated to each software that you are discussing.
  • Highlight the features of interest about each software.
  • Provide speaker notes for each slide.



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Network management application software is used for a variety of different purposes including monitoring network activity, tracking end point IP address, minimizing latency and configuring resources within the network to aid in the provision of specific desirable services. Big enterprises, start-ups and middle organizations require the network management application software for, in addition to the above named functions, processing and storing network related data and to ensure that the servers, the routers and the databases they operate are secure, reliable and optimally functional. This is critical in influencing business efficiency and productivity that subsequently results in increased profits…

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