SBM4104 IT Infrastructure

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Asia Pacific International College Pty Ltd. Trading as Asia Pacific International College
55 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney 2008: 02-9318 8111
PRV12007; CRICOS 03048D
Approved: 13/02/2019, Version 1
Unit Code and Title: SBM4104 IT Infrastructure
Assessment Overview
Assessment Task Weighting Due Length ULO
Assessment 1: Case Study-1
Study and analyze the IT infrastructure hardware,
software and networking requirements for a case
study organization.
30% Week 5 2000
words
ULO-1
ULO-2
ULO-3
Assessment 2: Case Study-2
Network design, IP address and routing protocol
selection and configuration.
30% Week 11 2000
words
ULO-3
ULO-4
ULO-5
Assessment 3: Tutorial Participation and Submission
Bi-Weekly exercises assess students’ ability to
understand theoretical materials.
40% Weeks,
2,4, 6,8,10
N/A ULO-1
ULO-2
ULO-3
ULO-4
ULO-5
ULO-6
ULO-7
Assessment Details
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Asia Pacific International College Pty Ltd. Trading as Asia Pacific International College
55 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney 2008: 02-9318 8111
PRV12007; CRICOS 03048D
Approved: 13/02/2019, Version 1
Assessment 1: Case Study-1
Due date: Week 5
Group/individual: Group
Word count / Time provided: 2000 words
Weighting: 30%
Unit Learning Outcomes: ULO-1, ULO-2, ULO-3
Assessment Details:
ABC Is an American institute of technology which has recently moved to Canberra .ABC has developed
two mid-size campuses where both are located in Canberra. The distance between the two campuses
is 1.5 km. the first campus dimension is 1200 meters length and 700 meters width. The second campus
dimension is 900 meters length and 400 meters width. The first campus has four blocks (buildings) for
three colleges (IT, Physics and Chemistry) in addition to a library .The second campus has three blocks
for the administration office, business colleges and a library.
It is understood that the ABC would like to stay in use of the latest networking technology. All users
are required to be able to use wired and wireless devices .
It understood as well that both campuses will be required to be connected using any desired high
performance, less overhead and secure technology in addition to users will be able to use wireless
technology indoor and outdoor within the dimensions of each campus.
ABC would like you to develop a Network proposal (report) which can address the mentioned
requirements and concerns
Report Contents
1. Proposal description and requirements
2. Network design analysis
a. Students are required to draw the campuses floor mapping which include buildings , pin
on it where routers, switches , servers , links are located.
3. Hardware and software analysis
a. Students are required to search for devices , links and provide a list of brands, models,
technical specification and images for each.
b. List of Software may be used .
4. Relate these devices to the OSI layers , which layer are located , highlight each device
functions , each layer functions
5. The desired type of link(s) between campus .justify your choice.
6. References IEEE ( minimum 5 different resources )
– Student can use any type of drawing software to draw the campus floor mapping.
– Use your assumption to draw buildings ( blocks) dimensions.
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Asia Pacific International College Pty Ltd. Trading as Asia Pacific International College
55 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney 2008: 02-9318 8111
PRV12007; CRICOS 03048D
Approved: 13/02/2019, Version 1
For successful completion of this assessment, you require to study the material provided (lecture
slides, tutorials, and reading materials), engage in the unit’s activities, and in the discussion forums.
The prescribed textbook is the main reference along with the recommended reading material. You
expected to discuss their work with lecturer and to seek support. In completing this assessment
successfully, you will achieve ULO1, ULO2 and ULO3, this in turn will help you in achieving CLO-1, CLO5, CLO-6, and CLO-8, which collectively with other unit learning outcomes will help in achieving GA1,
GA2, GA3, GA4 and GA9.
Marking Criteria and Rubric: The assessment will be marked out of 100 and will be weighted 30%
of the total unit mark
Marking
Criteria
Not satisfactory
(0-49%) of the
criterion mark)
Satisfactory
(50-64%) of the
criterion mark
Good
(65-74%) of the
criterion mark
Very Good
(75-84%) of the
criterion mark
Excellent
(85-100%) of the
criterion mark
Introduction,
Proposal and
requirements
(10 marks)
Poor Introduction with
irrelevant details about
the organisation and its
services
Introduction is
presented briefly
with some
relevance and
missing elements
related to the
organisation and its
services
Introduction is
generally presented in
good fashion,
however missing one
element such as the
service provided by
the organisation.
Introduction is well
written with clear
discussion about the
organisation and its
services
Introduction is very
well written with very
clear background,
discussion about the
organisation and its
services
Network Diagram
,floor mapping ,
devices locations ,
links
( 30 Marks )
Lack of evidence of
adequate understanding
devices locations . Very
low skills in using draw
diagram software.
identification of basic
hardware devices. low
skills in using draw
diagram software
Generally good
identification of
network devices .
good skills in using
draw diagram
software
Very clear
identification of
network devices. good
skills in using draw
diagram software
Excellent cover and
identification of
network. Excellent
skills in using draw
diagram software
Hardware and
software , Network
devices , brands ,
models , technical
aspects, images
(30 mark)
Lack of evidence of
adequate understanding
of organisation
requirements and
identification of network
devices, functions and
OSI layer.
identification of basic
hardware devices with
general discussion not
specified to the
organisation
Generally good
identification of
network devices with
limited description
with technical aspects
Very clear
identification of
network devices
related to the
organisation
Excellent cover and
identification of
network devices with
in-depth descriptions
of the functions and
OSI layers.
Type of links .
Justifications
(10Marks)
Lack of evidence of
adequate understanding
of organisation
requirements. Poor to
very poor link choice.
Poor justifications
identification of basic
hardware devices with
general discussion not
specified to the
organisation specified
to the organisation
Generally good
identification of
network devices with
limited description the
type of links
Very good
identification of
network devices
related to the
organisation . very
good justifications
Excellent
identification of
network link related
to the organisation .
excellent link
justifications
Summary
(10 marks)
Summary not
relating to the
report
Brief summary of the
report with some
relevance
Generally good
summary of the
report
A section clearly
summarizing the
overall
contribution
A section very
clearly
summarizing the
overall
contribution
References
(10 marks)
Lacks consistency
with many errors.
Unclear
referencing/style
Generally good
referencing/style
Clear referencing/
style
Clear styles with
excellent source
of references.
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Asia Pacific International College Pty Ltd. Trading as Asia Pacific International College
55 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney 2008: 02-9318 8111
PRV12007; CRICOS 03048D
Approved: 13/02/2019, Version 1
Assessment 2: Case Study-2
Due date: Week 11
Group/individual: Individual
Word count / Time provided: 2000 words
Weighting: 30%
Unit Learning Outcomes: ULO-3, ULO-4, ULO-5
Course Learning Outcomes: CLO-1, CLO-4, CLO-6, CLO-7, CLO-8
Assessment Details:
This assessment is designed to assess students’ technical skills in planning and configuring a
computer network. In addition, it develops student skills in planning and finding IT infrastructures
solution that suit enterprise requirements.
ABC is a global IT company which mainly based in USA. Recently , the company has decided to move
to the Australian market. ABC has decided to establish three main branches in three of the major
Australian cities ( Sydney , Melbourne and Perth ) .
Sydney branch will have up to 600 employees.
Melbourne branch will have up to 400 employees.
Perth branch will have up to 200 Employees.
Each branch has it is own server. It is understood that employees should able to communicate and
access data from different servers within the three sites.
You have been hired as an IT Administrator at the IT department and you have been asked to
analyse, design and configure the new network as it shows in Figure 1.
• Use Network Address: 172.XX.0.0/16
Where XX is the last 2 digits of your student ID
[For example, if the student ID is 201701234 then use : 172.34.0.0/16]
You can use the Lectures notes or VLSM to subnet the networks
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Asia Pacific International College Pty Ltd. Trading as Asia Pacific International College
55 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney 2008: 02-9318 8111
PRV12007; CRICOS 03048D
Approved: 13/02/2019, Version 1
For the network diagram in Figure 1:
Task Specifications
Task-A: Prepare a report to provide the details configuration for the network for ABC
company.
In this task you will fill the required information using the IP network diagram: (30 Marks)
Sydney
Allocated Subnet address and Subnet Mask
Network address
Default Gateway address
Valid host address range
Broadcast address
Figure 1: Network design for ABC company
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Asia Pacific International College Pty Ltd. Trading as Asia Pacific International College
55 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney 2008: 02-9318 8111
PRV12007; CRICOS 03048D
Approved: 13/02/2019, Version 1
Melbourne
Allocated Subnet address and Subnet Mask
Network address
Default Gateway address
Valid host address range
Broadcast address
Perth
Allocated Subnet address and Subnet Mask
Network address
Default Gateway address
Valid host address range
Broadcast address
Network between Sydney to Melbourne
Allocated Subnet address and Subnet Mask
Network address
Default Gateway address
Valid host address range
Broadcast address
Network between Sydney to Perth
Allocated Subnet address and Subnet Mask
Network address
Default Gateway address
Valid host address range
Broadcast address
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Asia Pacific International College Pty Ltd. Trading as Asia Pacific International College
55 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney 2008: 02-9318 8111
PRV12007; CRICOS 03048D
Approved: 13/02/2019, Version 1
Network between Melbourne and Perth
Allocated Subnet address and Subnet Mask
Network address
Default Gateway address
Valid host address range
Broadcast address
Place configuration of each device into a table similar to the one below. ( 40 Marks )
SydneyR
(Copy and paste the device configuration, DO NOT using screenshot
from Packet Tracer)
S1: enable
S1: configure terminal
S1: . . .
– Connections verifications ( ping ) will scale to 5 marks.
Task-B: (25 marks)
Assume the IT department of the ABC company wants to adapted virtualization and Cloud computed
for hosting some of the organization application servers however , managers are divided between
using Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. You are required to write a short ,but comprehensive,
report to distinguish ( compare ) between Azure and AWS in terms of :
1. Services provided , functions , storages, VMs , Security
2. As an IT Administrator , recommend one provider ( Azure or AWS ) and Justify your choice
.Explain why
Assessment submission
Your report must include a cover page that include the student name and student ID.
You must submit the design document as outlined above with a working Packet Tracer file
DO NOT ZIP THE SUBMISSION FILES.
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Asia Pacific International College Pty Ltd. Trading as Asia Pacific International College
55 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney 2008: 02-9318 8111
PRV12007; CRICOS 03048D
Approved: 13/02/2019, Version 1
For successful completion of this assessment, you require to study the material provided (lecture
slides, tutorials, and reading materials), engage in the unit’s activities, and in the discussion forums.
The prescribed textbook is the main reference along with the recommended reading material.
Students are expected to discuss their work with lecturer and to seek support. In completing this
assessment successfully, you will be able to effectively to write and communicate project scope and
schedule plan, which will help in achieving ULO-3, ULO-4 and ULO-5, this will enable you to achieve
CLO-1, CLO-4, CLO-6, CLO-7 and CLO-8 and all collectively with other unit learning outcomes will help
in achieving GA2, GA9 and GA12.
Marking Criteria and Rubric: The assessment will be marked out of 100 and will be weighted 30%
of the total unit mark
Marking
Criteria for
Task-B
Not satisfactory
(0-49%) of the
criterion mark)
Satisfactory
(50-64%) of the
criterion mark
Good
(65-74%) of the
criterion mark
Very Good
(75-84%) of the
criterion mark
Excellent
(85-100%) of the
criterion mark
Subnets Allocations
, IP addresses, valid
hosts , gateways
subnet mask
(30 marks)
Lack of evidence of
understanding of IP
configuration for NET A,
B and C including the
interfaces for RA, RB and
RC with many errors.
Evidence of basic
understanding of IP
configuration for NET
A, B and C.
Good IP configuration
for NET A, B and C
including the
interfaces for RA, RB
and RC with some
errors.
very well IP
configuration for NET
A, B and C including
the interfaces for RA,
RB and RC.
Excellent IP
configuration for NET
A, B and C including
the interfaces for RA,
RB and RC.
Routers
Configurations
(40 marks)
Lack of evidence of
understanding of
Configure router RA
interfaces with many
errors.
Evidence of basic
understanding of
Configure router RA
interfaces
Good Configure router
RA interfaces with
some errors.
very well Configure
router RA interfaces
Excellent Configure
router RA interfaces
Verifications
(5 marks)
Lack of evidence of
understanding dynamic
scaling using Cloud
computing
Evidence of basic
understanding of
dynamic scaling using
Cloud computing not
related to the
organization
requirements.
Good understanding
of dynamic scaling
using Cloud
computing related to
the organization
requirements.
Very good
understanding of
dynamic scaling using
Cloud computing
related to the
organization
requirements.
Excellent
understanding and
demonstration of
dynamic scaling using
Cloud computing
related to the
organization
requirements.
Cloud Providers
(25 marks)
Lack of evidence of
identification and
understanding of Cloud
hosting.
Evidence of basic
understanding of
Cloud hosting with
general discussion of
services not related to
the organization
requirements.
Evidence of good
understanding of
Cloud hosting with
general discussion of
services related to the
organization
requirements.
Very good
understanding and
demonstration of
Cloud hosting with
clear identification of
services related the
organization
requirements.
Excellent
understanding and
demonstration of
Cloud hosting related
to the selected
origination
requirements with
very clear
identification of
services related the
organization
requirements.
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Asia Pacific International College Pty Ltd. Trading as Asia Pacific International College
55 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney 2008: 02-9318 8111
PRV12007; CRICOS 03048D
Approved: 13/02/2019, Version 1
Assessment 3: Laboratory Participation and Submission
Due date: Week 2,4,6,8,10
Group/individual: Individual
Word count / Time provided: N/A
Weighting: 40%
Unit Learning Outcomes: ULO-1, ULO-2, ULO-3, ULO-4, ULO-5, ULO-6
Course Learning Outcomes: CLO-1, CLO-2, CLO-3, CLO-4, CLO-5, CLO-7
Graduate Attributes: GA2, GA4, GA5, GA7, GA12
Assessment Details:
Practical exercises assess students’ ability to apply theoretical learning to practical, real world
situations on a bi-weekly basis. This assessment will improve student’s ability to plan and configure
small computer networking using Cisco Packet Tracer software simulator.
Students will not be assessed on work that the tutor has not seen them produce in class or submitted
according to the mentioned due date and time. Attendance is required as part of this assessment.
Marking Criteria and Rubric: The assessment will be marked out of 100 and will be weighted 40%
of the total unit mark.
Marking Criteria Not satisfactory
(0-4) mark
Satisfactory
(5-8) mark
Excellent
(9-10) mark
Week-2 (marked 0 – 100)
(8%)
Attendance and no
submission
Attendance and
satisfactory
submission
Attendance and
excellent submission
Week-4 (marked 0 – 100)
(8%)
Attendance and no
submission
Attendance and
satisfactory
submission
Attendance and
excellent submission
Week-6 (marked 0 – 100)
(8%)
Attendance and no
submission
Attendance and
satisfactory
submission
Attendance and
excellent submission
Week-8 (marked 0 – 100)
(8%)
submission satisfactory
submission
excellent submission
Week-10 (marked 0 – 100)
(8%)
Attendance and no
submission
Attendance and
satisfactory
submission
Attendance and
excellent submission