Orhan Ergun 4 Comments

Your Design Should Be Usable!

Whatever you design , it should be usable first. Computer network design is not an exception.You are not designing a network to support one service only such as VPN or Internet.It should give enough functionality for today and future needs.

Your design should be usable today and the future !

It was so common to use TDM and Ethernet, IP or MPLS as a transport mechanism at the Access and Aggregation network and for the mobile backhaul. TDM is for the real time , delay , loss, jitter sensitive traffic, Ethernet is for the general data applications.

Building a TDM based network is good for real time applications but expensive at the same time. Thus if you will design a converge transport network, you need to understand your business requirements first.

Which services business want to offer ? What are the trends ?

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Orhan Ergun 27 Comments

Campus Network Design Scenario

In this post I will give you a campus network design scenario and as always will wait your answers.

You need to specify what are the mistakes, you need to recommend a technical solutions to Superent which is a fictitious company and don’t forget to give your answers based on customer requirements rather than industry best practices whenever if it is applicable.

If requirement is not given, you should follow the standards/best practices. Read more