You are a newly hired network administrator in a company that provides networking consulting services to area businesses of a variety of sizes. Networks range from 10 users to over 10,000 users. You have read a little about the advantages of VLANs and you want to become more knowledgeable in case one of your clients describes a need for which a VLAN would be a perfect solution.
- What are some factors that would influence your decision to suggest a VLAN? What types of things would the client need to describe to you?
- What advantages do VLANs offer to the client’s network?
- Why not just subnet the network instead of using VLANs?
- Make sure you conduct research for your post either using class content or from the Web. Be sure you cite your source(s).