Assignment 2: A Complete Home Network
Develop an entire home
network with a budget of $1,000.00. Your configuration must assume the purchase
of associated hardware for access to both wireless and wired connections and a
broadband connection. As part of this design and configuration, you are to
create access and accounts for yourself and four (4) unique and fictional
individuals, configure the IP addressing, ensure it is safe from intruders, and
set up sharing for files and folders.
Write a two to three
(2-3) page paper in which you:
Describe the hardware you will purchase or build (inclusive of
computers, memory, storage, video cards, printers, routers and cabling).
Justify your hardware selection.
Develop a spreadsheet or table within the two to three (2-3)
page paper that itemizes the costs from the online retailer(s) of your
Summarize and support the approach you will use to back up your
Suppose you were provided an additional $1,000.00 to enhance
your network. Explain the changes you would make to grow your infrastructure.
Support your response inclusive of memory, storage, networking and redundancy
Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Note:
Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must
follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12),
with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the
student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover
page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page
The specific course
learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Explain how the components of information technology systems
Illustrate the use of information and communication technologies
to solve problems as an information technology professional.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in
Write clearly and concisely about the theories of security
management using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.