MITS5003 Request for Proposal Document for Public Transport Company Assessment Answer
Objectives – This assignment is a technical report that is a request for proposal (RFP) document for a public transport company (Pinegar, G., 2020). This report includes all the current future requirements of the company and also meet their upgradation requirements.
Scope – In the RFP report, the return2Fender transport company requires to connect its office building be connected via a wireless LAN or WLAN, wired ethernet and a WAN connection between buildings. This report delivers a cost effective and high-speed network to the company to establish their network in the two new office buildings at Melbourne and connectivity to the existing office building.
Requirements –The return2Fender transport company requires to connect its office building be connected via a wireless LAN or WLAN. Company currently has 700 employees in its different branch locations. As, 200 in Sydney and Melbourne and 100 employees in each Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. Every employee is allocated a multimedia desktop computer with a wireless network connection. The number of employees is going to increase at the Melbourne office due to acquisition of business. Size of the Melbourne office wireless LAN is going to from 200 to 1000 stations. As they acquired two new 10 storey building across the road, to be accommodate for additional office space to seat increased number of employees there. The new office building is not wired for the WLAN. They also need a WAN connection from the existing office network to the new office buildings (Default. 2020). The two new office buildings at Melbourne, are required a high-speed wireless network that connects all the staff PCs. These PCs are configured with a high-resolution video conferencing, usual business applications like email, web, regular office productivity packages and VOIP features. So, all these setups required a high-speed network connectivity. Company monitors the current network usage and generated traffic by each active user. Company estimated that each active user generates network traffic between 15 to 20 Mbps. To support this high utilization of network a higher speed wired network or ethernet network is required. This wired network configuration is expected to support the anticipated peak time data traffic. A wireless LAN is also need to be configured to support this wired network configuration (Sourcedaddy.com. 2020). Both, wired and wireless network, works parallelly to support the whole network traffic effectively. For the above discussed requirements, we need to provide a request for proposal document that include a typical floor plan of each building with their networking devices, all other installed equipment and connectivity with each building.