please follow the grading criteria

Assignment 2: Resolving Performance Problems with the Network

XYZ Inc. has a small office with 80 users in California. The office employs a file and print server that caters to user requests.

Recently users have complained that it takes a lot of time to retrieve files from the server. In addition users have also complained that at times it takes a while to service print requests.

A network administrator of XYZ Inc. says that this is occurring because the network is not functioning at performance levels. What do you think are some possibilities for the cause of the problem? If making assumptions, please state what those assumptions are. What do you think would be possible solutions? Include a drawing of the topology that should be used and what types of networks you propose would work here and the accompanying justification.

By Saturday, February 4, 2017, submit a report to the W4 Assignment 2 Dropbox as a 3- to 5-page MS Word document named ITS1101_W4_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.docx. Your report will describe the possible causes of the problem and the possible solutions. Make sure to cite your work using APA.

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Analyzed and identified the problem—stated assumptions if any were made.


Suggested possible solutions.


Stated valid reasons for the diagnosis performed.


Used proper references, formatting, spelling, and grammar.



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