|A professor of computing, operations and systems
has his own consulting company. He also provides some web
services for some of his clients. In addition, he has created
a bit of a lab where he can experiment in his basement. The
name of his company is Aztrex.
This professor, who goes by the name Zaiel, has acquired a variety of components. These are listed in the following table.
||Gateway 975 - rack mountable|
||Gateway 955 - rack mountable|
|Gateway 955 - rack mountable|
|Wired Router/Switch||Netgear RP614 – 4 port 10/100 Cable/DSL|
|2 Wireless APs||2 Netgear WG602|
|Wired Switch||Netgear FS608 - 8 port 10/100|
|Network Printer||HP 3500|
|Network Fax/Copier/Scanner/Photo||HP Officejet 9100|
|Since this little lab is in his basement he also
has to make sure he can get wireless upstairs in the first floor of
his home. This is why he has two APs.
He also has a variety of other desktops and laptops that he connects to his wired switch or through wireless, but these are not as significant. He prefers to use wires for many applications that require more bandwidth.
Zaiel has also purchased a special small business internet connection.
|Static IP Addresses||
Static IP - $30 per static IP
|The following is a network diagram that represents the major components.|
|Notice how Zaiel has connected the servers
directly to the router and connected the other things such as
printers, computer ports and access points to a switch connected to
the router. This better serves the network activity of the
You should also notice that he is configuring two wireless access points. One is for the lab in the basement, the other is for the upstairs.