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Assignment No.

4 Total Marks: 15
Semester: FALL 2010
CS101 Introduction to Computing Due Date:
January 17, 2011
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The assignment has been designed to enable Students:

• Understanding Networking Scenarios

• Understanding working of Different Topologies

Software (s) Used to develop Assignment

Microsoft Word

Assignment Submission Instructions

You have to submit your solution in *.doc. No other format is acceptable.


Q # 1: Suppose ABC Company have an office in Lahore. It has currently 50 computers. Now,
Management is going to buy a new building in front of old building. They want to extend their network
between these two buildings with 50 new computers. :

Answer the questions given below in scenario described above. (5 * 2 = 10 Marks)

(i) If they can afford good budget, which cable will be suitable for networking. (You have to
provide two best options. Option 1 has higher priority than Option 2)

(ii) Which network Topology will be better in building network in new building.

(iii) Which network Topology will be better in building network between two buildings.

(iv) Which network device(s) will be used to connect two networks?

(v) If we use wireless network between two buildings, what will be drawbacks or risks? (you have to
describe two points)

Q # 2: Consider following network Topology and answer the questions given below. (5)





(i) Identify type/name of topology used in the figure above?

(ii) If we have to decrease network cost then which type of measure (s) / action (s) we must take.
(Remember the figure given above while answering this question)

Your assignment must be uploaded on or before January 17, 2011.