IT Strategy and Network Design Proposal.

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1.1 2.

1.2 A Brief Description of GFK School of 2.

1.3 Description of GFK 2.

1.4 Aims of the 4

1.5 Business Requirements for the proposed 4.

1.6 Requirements 5.

1.6.1 Questionnaire 6.

1.6.2 Questionnaire 7.

2.1 A Brief Description of Existing Networks in 9.

2.2 Design and Implementation of the proposed LAN for the new

Barking 12.

3.1 Choice of Network Operating System, 13.

3.2 Desktop Design and 16.

3.3 Backup and Recovery Plan for 17.

3.4 GFK Security 17.

4. 18.

5. 19.



The GFK School of Motoring was established in 1960. Since then, the school has grown steadily and now has a several offices in the London area. However, the Organization is expanding and a new branch is to be built that will link with the existing network and also utilise the latest technologies such as simulators, the internet and the World Wide Web.

Furthermore, improvement is needed in the communications and sharing of information between offices spread around the London.

The Director wants to take advantage of the Internet to change the way the company operates. The new branch will allow prospective clients to browse the website and make an initial registration. Interview and the checking of documents can then be arranged on-line. Once a client has been registered any payments due can also be made on-line via any of the various credit and debit cards.

Flexibility in the provision of services to clients also requires that once registered, a client can take a driving lesson at any of the centres. Hence an integrated and up-to-date database system is to be implemented.

The Director of...