Weeks 4 & 5 | Information Systems homework help

  

DISCUSSION 4

A network topology is the shape, or pattern, of the way nodes on the network are connected to each other.

Please respond to the following in a post of 150–200 words:

  • Compare/contrast the basic network topologies: point-to-point, bus, ring, star, and mesh.
  • Select an industry and recommend which network topology best supports this industry’s business needs. 
    • Support your rationale with examples.

    Note: Remember to cite any sources you use, including your textbook, using the Strayer Writing Standards format. 

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DISCUSSION 5

For this discussion post, select an industry. You may use the same industry you used for the Week 4 discussion or select a new industry. You work for the CIO of a company within this industry. Your CIO is considering implementing SSO and wants you to prepare some background information for her review.

Please provide the following SSO background information for your CIO in a post of 150–200 words:

  • Detail the advantages and disadvantages of SSO architecture.
  • Recommend whether SSO or another form of sign on architecture would be best for a company within your selected industry. 
    • Be sure to provide the rationale behind your recommendation.

Note: Remember to cite any sources you use, including your textbook, using the Strayer Writing Standards format. 

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