Workgroup computer network

Added on - 18 Dec 2019

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TABLE OF CONTENTSIntroduction..........................................................................................................................................3Main body.............................................................................................................................................3Workgroup computer network required......................................................................................3The equipments and software required........................................................................................3Data management and security measures....................................................................................3The training required for users.....................................................................................................4Time line for establishment.........................................................................................................4Cost involved...............................................................................................................................5Conclusion............................................................................................................................................52
INTRODUCTIONIn the modern era, workgroup computer network has started to play very important rolein carrying out smooth flow of operations and business activities. Nowadays many organizationshas moved from operating with an stand alone computers to an integrated workgroup network asthere are wide range of benefits associated with the same (Foster and Godbole, 2014). Thepresent research report explains the type workgroup network required in charity organizationwhich is Diabetes UK. Along with this, the training which needs to be given to the user is alsomentioned in present study.MAIN BODYWorkgroup computer network requiredIt has been identified that Diabetes UK needs to install a workgroup which can support incarrying out all computer related work/activities in effective manner. It can be stated thatDiabetes UK will be required to set up LAN (Local Area network) for setting up the network.Here, the workgroup will allow Diabetes UK to establish a peer to peer networking which cansupport in sharing resources, files and data easily. The benefit associated with the workgroup inorganization is that it helps staff members to transfer message and information to each othereasily and they also not require any kind of server for the same.The equipments and software requiredDiabetes UK will be requiring one router for carrying out the installation of workgroup. Itcan be expressed that the router will be playing role of gateway between workgroup and internetconnection. It is more beneficial for Diabetes UK to have a wireless router instead of purchasinga router with wire. After this the organization will be required to access interface of router andthen need to lock it down. IP addressing and configure security is another important stage whichneeds to be carried out (Bhattacharya, 2013). The company needs to ensure that all the materialand equipments required are made avalaiable on time and installed in the best possible manner.Data management and security measuresIt is very important for a company to take corrective measures in terms of datamanagement and security at the time of installing workgroup. It is more beneficial for DiabetesUK to lock down its server for protection of data. Along with this, setting up surveillance is3