Help....Network confusion

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Beautiful One, Dec 12, 2004.

  1. I have to write a paper recommending networks for an insurance company with a headquarters, regional offices and many small offices throughout the country. I understand how the networking is suppose to work if computers are being connected in say one office building. I am having trouble understanding how I would connect the offices to the headquarters. Is there a good website that can explain how this is done? I have researched and I have yet to come up with something that helps.
  2. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

    Sep 20, 2004
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    Southern Oregon
    depending on their needs, a simple ADSL link to the internet at each satellite office and a VPN setup may be best. That way you have a secure link to the HQ, but you also keep costs down.
  3. col_panic

    col_panic calm like a bomb Moderator

    Sep 19, 2003
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    winter haven, fl
    here is some information about implementing such a setup

    most companies would rather do a leased line connection despite the higher cost. isdn would also be an option, at least for backup
  4. Thanks for the link.

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