Kudler Fine Foods Network Design Final
Kudler Fine Foods will improve and overhaul their communication strategy by upgrading existing infrastructure to a new wireless technology supported by Cisco hardware and software. This will enhance their user experience and improve communication between store networks and corporate offices. This strategy will overall increase Kudler’s profit, updated inventory alerts and less man power. Introduction of new POS systems and updated infrastructure will help Kudler gain market edge and save cost.
The communication throughout all the stores is also being upgraded with VoWLAN, which will give the employee the flexibility of taking calls while providing the services as needed for each customer. The other technological advances that will be introduced will provide real time network analysis and security monitoring. Once the new network is completed it will bring Kudler Fine Foods to a new standard of service.
Kudler aging network infrastructure is getting to the point of extinction. The Bus network which is installed does not allow the stores to communicate with each other because they are on separate networks. This is a problem because there is no central location for any network servers and no backups or security is set up. This is why an enterprise wireless wide area network is being rolled out. Having a network that provides mobility is essential in today business world and why it will become a corner stone for Kudler for years to come. The WLAN will provide new ways of communication to take place, which will be by computer and by a new voice over wireless local area network.
All sales counters will have brand new Dell Precision T1700 small factor workstations running windows 7 Pro with wireless networking capability. These systems will have Norton anti-virus installed which will prevent viruses, worms, and other known exploits at the system level. The new systems...