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of the feasibility study is to determine the possibility or
probability of either improving the current network or
developing a totally new network.
deliverable for this step is a short, written feasibility
study report. This report tells management about the
problem, its causes, and its potential solution. It also
states the purpose or objectives of the network to be
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take into account the technical, operational, and economic
feasibility of the proposed network.
objectives from step one should be divided into major,
intermediate, and minor goals. In addition, the report
should include a preliminary list of departments that are
expected to use the network, a tentative completion
schedule, and a list of evaluation criteria.
the Current Network
objective here is a complete understanding of the current
operations; this will provide a benchmark against which
future design requirements can be gauged.
will receive a copy of this report, which includes
information that can be used during the detailed development
of the communications network.
New Network Requirements
What is the
purpose of the network?
What is the
network to produce?
What is the
network availability requirement? Is this component
What is the
budgeting requirements and the length of the implementation
listing of the various requirements the new network must
fulfill to achieve its goals will be produced.
will be a list of all applications that expect to use the
applications the types of messages to be transmitted.
communications network can have four basic levels of
geographic scope: international, country, city or state, and
physical locations that must be interconnected by the
planned network are identified.
preliminary map developed during the feasibility study
should be examined at this point, and a more detailed and
accurate version should be prepared for management.
network circuits to produce a more detailed estimate of the
message capacity required.
managerial assistance in determining average circuit traffic
per day and the peak circuit times.
information will be added to the documentation we have up to
this point. Transmission rates required for each circuit
will be added to the map.
Network Security and Control
All of the
security and control mechanisms to be included in the
network must be considered in the detailed design.
network control spreadsheet to show the threats to the
network and the components that must be protected.
will be made of the above, along with a list that describes
the controls to be implemented into the new network.
the circuits, hardware, and software between the computers
in the network.
choosing from among various network alternatives. Main
constraints are the availability of software, hardware, and
preceding factors must be considered in the cost/benefit
organizations develop requests for proposals (RFP) before
making large network purchases.
vendors have submitted their proposals, the organization
evaluates them against specified criteria and selects the
spreadsheet report of the cost of the circuits, hardware,
and software should be presented to management.
network both to management and potential users.
various pieces of hardware, protocol/software programs,
network management/test facilities, and communication
network, conducting follow-up investigations to ensure that
everything operates as planned and that nothing has been
documentation together and arrange it in a binder that
contains ten separate sections, one for each step carried
Do you have all the necessary software and Network Support ,
Licensing, and SLA documentation at your finger tips?
Are you measuring your vendors if they meet their own SLA
Do you have all the network configuration, system, and
password documentation available?