Research a company that utilizes network technology to connect their geographically separated offices. Describe the network technology and discuss the benefits from utilizing the technology.
There are many ways to connect multiple offices via network. In that we have these categories…
1)Mode of communication
The only challenging task is to identify the type of network that can connected across various branches of a company. Consider the first scenario,
Mode of communication: To connect many employess over various branches we need a “mother ship” which acts as centralised infrastructure. The branch offices doesn’t need such infrastructure but rempte offices connect to mother ship.
The traditional way of connecting remote offices is via WAN(wide area network).WAN’s are used to connect LAN’s. But the installation of these network is very expensive.
VPN’s connect securely both the organization and remote offices. Remote desktop helps you to control data.
When coming to the second scenario “cloud computing”.
The cloud is easy to handle and also performs several functions which simplify IT management for the company. It also offers 24/7 remote monitoring, anti-spam softwares, e-mail archiving tools, and workstation management tools which update antivirus definitions in the middle of the night.