SMALL INTERNETWORKS ANALYSIS 3
Small Internetworks Analysis report evaluates the current company’s network infrastructure, and
offer additional recommendations to enhance the network . The evaluation includes the
information systems team that has conducted a risk assessment that should be able to maintain
and monitor the company’s network. The information systems team also used new software
called the Opnet modeler 17.5 to develop project scenarios of the network infrastructure. The
report will discuss important details of the software application, and its usefulness for future
SMALL INTERNETWORKS ANALYSIS 4
The information systems team has conducted a risk analysis and assessment to evaluate
the company’s network infrastructure. Mac-O organization has decided to extend its network
service due to its new service department. As a result, the local area network will need to be
extended to have a successful network connection. It is important to extend the network
connection by creating a local area network in the service department so it can have its own local
area network through ethernet connection. Figure 1 shows the current network infrastructure that
contains its own local area network that are connected to different clients (nodes) and the server.
SMALL INTERNETWORKS ANALYSIS 5
Second Network Extension on Ethernet Connection
Since a new service department will be added soon, a second network extension should
be established. Adding a second network extension would help with network congestion control.
Network congestion control can occur if there...