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Cisco Threaded Case Study - Acacia
8. LAN Pros And Cons

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1. General Requirements | 2. LAN User Requirements | 3. Site LAN Wiring Plan and Physical topology | 4. Acacia Basic Floor Plan Broken Down | 5. IP addressing Scheme and addressing method | 6. Equipment Implemented and price and quantity table | 7. IGRP, ACL and IPX implementation | 8. LAN Pros And Cons | 9. WAN Requirements | 10. Physical Topology | 11. WAN IP Addressing | 12. PPP, ISDN and Frame Relay Implementation | 13. WAN Pros And Cons | Final Words From The Group

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LAN Pros and Cons

 

Pros

  • Each room is able to support 24 student + 1 teacher workstations
  • Class B network with 254 available subnets enables future expansions 
  • LAN speed could be upgraded without change to wiring
  • A high level of security is implemented because of the seperate networks
  • Internet access available throughout the school
  • Cost of equipment was fairly economical

 

Cons

  • Decorative moulding was not taken into account
  •  another IDF could have been placed north-east of the
    building