Enterprise Network Optimization Project

IT 3355 Network Architecture

Unit 5 Assignment

Enterprise Network Optimization Project


To prepare for this final assignment, please complete the practice labs and the discussion for this unit. Note: Microsoft Visio is provided for your use via MS Imagine. See the Microsoft Software section in the Unit 1 studies for more information.?

Look in the library and on the Internet for articles and information on the topics of availability and load balancing. You will need at least three recent, professional resources to support your work on the final piece of the course project.

Review the feedback you received on the previous four assignments and revise your work accordingly.


For your final project submission, you will use your work from the previous four assignments, along with the final piece from your work in this unit to produce a cohesive plan for enterprise network optimization. Organize your work logically, as if you would actually present it to senior IT leadership in the organization you selected.

Use the following structure to organize and complete your project:

Title page.

Executive summary (approximately one page that provides a high-level overview of what is in the document).

Body of the document:

Your network diagram, updated to include the following:

Apply basic load-balancing techniques as an effort to ensure network availability.

Analyze the technology presented in your diagram (you may use the information you provided in previous assignments, but do not simply cut and paste).

Explain your decisions for hardware placement, hardware devices, topology, and overall infrastructure design.

Support your analysis with recent, relevant resources.

Explain the techniques and strategies for maintaining high availability on the network.

Explain your load balancing strategy.

Explain how your network design addresses globalization. How can you be sure it will succeed internationally?