Presented by Doug Stopper Technical Vitality Seminar Network Design II: Building A Solution (A Site Example)
Purpose <ul><li>To build a network solution based on the requirements gathering process (presented last week). </li></ul><...
A Site Example <ul><li>To use the LM Owego site as an example network architecture. </li></ul><ul><li>Parameters </li></ul...
Things to Consider for the Design <ul><li>Rapid Evolution of Network and Computing technology </li></ul><ul><li>Must remai...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What is the geographical coverage needed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Area Netw...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What is the type of traffic? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>How many nodes on your network? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need support for a minim...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>How Many Servers need to be supported? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Servers require hi...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What facility limitations are present? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can the walls be f...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><ul><li>Can the walls be fitted with cables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there LA...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What is the term of the network? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For how long will it be ...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>How secure does the network need to be? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need a high level...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What services are needed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email Services </li></ul></ul>...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What LAN access methods are available in the geographic region? </li></ul><ul><...
Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What are the cost restraints? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must fit the budget to supp...
Approaching a Network Design <ul><li>Examine all gathered statistics </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Previous Slides </li></ul><...
Review the LAN Architecture <ul><li>Switched Ethernet Environment to Desktop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each user has a DEDICAT...
The LAN Architecture <ul><li>New Network Core (101a - Raised Floor) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Routers and ATM switching equipm...
The LAN Architecture <ul><li>New Network Operations Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>house all management operations </li></ul...
Pricing the LAN Architecture <ul><li>Telecom Project Cost Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Total Purchase Cost: For all H...
Pricing the LAN Architecture <ul><li>Telecom Project Cost Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If the costs meet the budget <...
Pricing the LAN Architecture <ul><li>Telecom Project Cost Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If the costs don’t meet the b...
Solutions - Wiring Closets
Solutions - Network Core See Netscape
Solutions - Network Core (Setup Table & Fiber Patches)
Solutions - Network Operations Center
The Future of the LMFS Network <ul><li>Scalable to new networking technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable to new business...
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Presented by Doug Stopper Technical Vitality Seminar

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  • 1. Presented by Doug Stopper Technical Vitality Seminar Network Design II: Building A Solution (A Site Example)
  • 2. Purpose <ul><li>To build a network solution based on the requirements gathering process (presented last week). </li></ul><ul><li>To use the requirements to choose the right technologies and architectures. </li></ul><ul><li>To understand that there needs to be an equal balance of cost and performance when building the network architecture </li></ul>
  • 3. A Site Example <ul><li>To use the LM Owego site as an example network architecture. </li></ul><ul><li>Parameters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Scale LAN upgrade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on emerging technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support a 5000 Node network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide an acceptable level of performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay within cost restraints </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. Things to Consider for the Design <ul><li>Rapid Evolution of Network and Computing technology </li></ul><ul><li>Must remain Competitive/Productive </li></ul><ul><li>Need support for 5000+ nodes </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop technology requires higher bandwidth requirements (IPTv, Streaming Web Technologies, Email w/ attachments, Backups, etc….. </li></ul>
  • 5. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What is the geographical coverage needed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Area Network : Span one or more buildings on the campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approximately 45 wiring closets (LAN rooms) spread over 15 buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closets Vary per building (1-9 closets) </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What is the type of traffic? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Separate Infrastructure – Stable for now </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All types: Mission critical, normal, non-critical </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IPTV based only, and Streaming Video on Network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IPTV system is tuned for LAN based traffic </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 7. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>How many nodes on your network? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need support for a minimum of 4000 nodes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Needs to be scalable to support more nodes in the future </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In the form of Users & Servers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 8. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>How Many Servers need to be supported? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Servers require higher bandwidth, reliability, and redundancy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Approximately 95 Unix Servers (AFS, CAD, etc…) </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 35 Intel Servers (Print Servers, File Servers, Exchange Servers) </li></ul><ul><li>Several OS/2 Servers (Legacy Server Environment) </li></ul><ul><li>Equates to High Traffic Requirements </li></ul>
  • 9. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What facility limitations are present? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can the walls be fitted with cables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there LAN rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there a backbone to a centralized area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Already an existing cable infrastructure (Token- Ring cable) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use this existing infrastructure – can support up to 100 Mbps within distance limitations </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 10. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><ul><li>Can the walls be fitted with cables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there LAN rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there a backbone to a centralized area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LAN closets Exist </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Core area Exists (just the space) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No Network Mgmnt. Area. – Needs to be created </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Already an older type fiber backbone from closet to core </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Older technology, Fiber Paths not labeled/documented well </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 11. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What is the term of the network? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For how long will it be in place? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Permanent configuration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No foreseeable termination of network services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must be scalable to more nodes and newer technologies </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 12. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>How secure does the network need to be? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need a high level of network security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Firewalls (protect intranet) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Authentication servers (verify users) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intrusion detection (prevent network penetration) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Private Networks (secure remote users) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 13. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What services are needed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Domain Name Service (DNS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IP Address management (DHCP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LAN resource services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backup Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unix Services (AFS, MCAD, etc…) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Printer Services </li></ul></ul>
  • 14. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What LAN access methods are available in the geographic region? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Current – Token Ring </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Problems – Insufficient Bandwidth, legacy technology, more expensive </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solution – Switched Ethernet, 10/100 access </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>dedicated bandwidth to desktop </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>reasonable $$ to implement technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Standardized and supported </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 15. Defining Requirements for LM Owego <ul><li>What are the cost restraints? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must fit the budget to supply the following: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fit-up for all PC’s Network Interface Cards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LAN Closet Switches </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any new supporting fiber backbone needed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any other New Cabling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Core Equipment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Network Management equipment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Power backup systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Labor – Install, configure Test </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance on equipment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any other recurring costs </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 16. Approaching a Network Design <ul><li>Examine all gathered statistics </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Previous Slides </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Educate yourself on traffic requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the networking technologies that will best suit your needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IP, Ethernet, ATM, MM Fiber, Cat V cable, etc… </li></ul></ul>
  • 17. Review the LAN Architecture <ul><li>Switched Ethernet Environment to Desktop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each user has a DEDICATED 10Mbps link </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New NICS/Cables/Closet Switches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Switches Scalable to 100Mbps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Switches Scalable to more users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Switches Scalable to new technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New ATM fiber Backbone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Campus Fiber Backbone Installed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Runs from every LAN closet to the 101a raised floor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LAN Switch-to-Core access method ATM (OC3-155Mbps) </li></ul></ul>
  • 18. The LAN Architecture <ul><li>New Network Core (101a - Raised Floor) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Routers and ATM switching equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Completely fiber switched environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scalable to more traffic / LAN rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fiber Patch termination Area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rack System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development area (1 of each device) </li></ul></ul>
  • 19. The LAN Architecture <ul><li>New Network Operations Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>house all management operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network Management Software (HP OPENVIEW) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sniffer Software (to closely examine traffic problems) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DHCP Server – Hand out IP Addresses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Various monitoring tools and systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Measure utilization, configurations, inventory, etc… </li></ul>
  • 20. Pricing the LAN Architecture <ul><li>Telecom Project Cost Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Total Purchase Cost: For all HW and SW (only a fraction of the total cost) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Labor Costs: To Plan, Install, and Maintain (Outweigh product purchase cost) </li></ul></ul>
  • 21. Pricing the LAN Architecture <ul><li>Telecom Project Cost Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If the costs meet the budget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IMPLENENT!!! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 22. Pricing the LAN Architecture <ul><li>Telecom Project Cost Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If the costs don’t meet the budget: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Determine where to make cuts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Network Management </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cabling Infrastructure </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brand Names </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outsource or not – for implementing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-evaluate, and make decisions </li></ul></ul>
  • 23. Solutions - Wiring Closets
  • 24. Solutions - Network Core See Netscape
  • 25. Solutions - Network Core (Setup Table & Fiber Patches)
  • 26. Solutions - Network Operations Center
  • 27. The Future of the LMFS Network <ul><li>Scalable to new networking technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable to new business applications </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable to more users </li></ul><ul><li>Extended management capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Remain competitive in the IT arena </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain high productivity </li></ul>
  • 28. Thank You

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