ifsm 370 project 5 and project 3


This is an individual project. Using the case study
below, develop a 3 – 5 page paper that is well organized and
provides specific answers to each part of the
assignment. The
document must be complete and demonstrate that you can apply
what you have learned in the course. The deliverable should
also demonstrate that you can meet the course outcomes.

The completed Final Exam Paper deliverable is due by 11:59 PM
Eastern Time on the due date shown in the Course
Schedule. See the
Additional Information section of the syllabus for the penalty
for late or missed assignments and projects.

This assignment is valued at 15% of the course grade.

Case Study

You are a consultant working with an architectural firm that
has just merged with another team of architects and
construction project managers. The original New York
office housed:

· 5 architects,

· 3 construction project managers,

· 3 executives and business managers,

· 3 administrative (HR, Finance & Accounting, Sales &
Marketing, etc.)
staff members, and

· 1 receptionist/office assistant

When the merger is completed, there will be five (5) offices
located in New York, Miami, San Diego, Seattle, and Las

The combined offices will have:

· 17 architects,

· 13 construction project managers,

· 7 executives and business managers,

· 12 administrative (HR, Finance & Accounting, Sales &
Marketing, etc.)
staff members, and

· 5 receptionists/office assistants.

All of the managers and staff work in the various offices, but
25 architects and construction project managers also work
remotely when they are at construction sites located throughout
the United States and Canada.

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Paper Instructions

When remote, the architects need to be able to access,
download, and upload architectural drawings and the associated
documents on a daily basis. The construction
project managers must have real-time access to all financial
and accounting documents, client records and daily
schedules. The
CIO has reminded you that they are required to meet
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB) and Right to Financial Privacy Act
requirements for protecting client financial

You, as a telecommunications/communications consultant, have
been asked to design the telecommunications
network to support this new multi-location
Others on the team (not you)
will develop the applications and databases.Your task
is toidentify the requirements and design a network solution
that will meet those requirements (including security and
privacy requirements).

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Paper Instructions

The Deliverable

Define the requirements and then design an appropriate network
that will support the merged architectural firm. Your paper should:

Analyze the given case and provide a clear set of
requirements for the network solution
Identify the information that is to be protected and the
related security requirements
Identify the types of network(s), components, devices and
equipment that would be involved in meeting the needs of the
stationary offices and the mobile architects and construction
project managers
Provide a network design diagram that clearly shows an
appropriate network configuration to meet the requirements,
with components and locations properly labeled
Explain the benefits of the proposed network solution
Your deliverable will be a 3 – 5 page paper (MS Word
document). The
page requirement includes illustrations or diagrams, but does
not count the cover page and Works Cited page.

The paper is to be prepared using the APA format. At least three (3)
professionally and academically credible external sources
(other than the textbook and other materials provided in the
course) must be used, and citations and references must be in
the APA format.
The online textbook, course models and other course materials
should be used and referenced using the APA format. Information from your
research should be appropriately incorporated into your written
work in your own words. Extensive use of direct
quotes is not permitted.

Use the Scoring Rubric below to ensure all aspects of the
assignment have been adequately covered. Successful papers will
include the bolded rubric attributes as major section

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Paper Instructions

Scoring Rubric