CIS 517 WEEK 10 TERM PAPER FINAL PROJECT
This assignment consists of two (2) sections: a written paper and a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). You must submit the two (2) sections as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the section of the assignment it is written for.
The final term project for this course is based off the background that follows below. Your submission will demonstrate your mastery of project management techniques and tools such as Microsoft Project management in accordance with the PMBOK® knowledge and process areas. You will be graded on the quality, supported assumptions, and the level of detail.
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What follows is a brief overview that will serve as your foundation in developing the network design.
The data in the center supports remote retail locations, an off-site 100-seat call center and 3 remote warehousing operations 24 hours a day. Any significant downtime to its production systems would impact Fiction Corporation’ � s operations and profitability. From the data processing viewpoint, the move includes 2 large UPS, 4 RS/6000 AIX application servers, 10 virtualized servers, and 20 PC servers.
The network consists of approximately 500 remote location retail stores connected via frame relay (with ISDN backup) to 10 routers at the data center running a common LAN shared by the entire organization. The retail operations also run WLANs that are on their own subnet. You will have a T1 link and ISDN as its backup. Network managers also need to monitor the status of remote systems. The SNMP management system must be able to detect and report failure of the remote system or its communications link and the status of individual applications.
The company wishes a seamless migration that minimizes impact to its customers and employees. Any gaps in this background will require you to make sound technical and persuasive assumptions that satisfy the customer’s goals that are within the budget guidelines.
You were selected in part due to your detailed analysis and agreement to an implementation cost that will not exceed $500,000. Your network migration plan will be in accordance to the PMBOK® process areas and will use standard project management software to...