Free Trial

Safari Books Online is a digital library providing on-demand subscription access to thousands of learning resources.

  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint

Exercises

1.What conversions can you foresee in your network’s future? Choose one, and build a plan for performing it with minimum customer impact.
2.Now try to add an instant roll-back option to that plan.
3.If you had to split your network, what services would you need to replicate, and how would you convert people from one network and set of services to the other? Consider each service in detail.
4.Can you think of any conversions that you could have avoided? How could you have avoided them?
5.Think about a service conversion that really needs to be done in your environment. Would you do a phased roll-out or a flash-cut? Why?
6.If your IT group were converting everyone from using an office phone system to Voice over IP (VoIP), create an outline of the process using the pillar method. Now create one with the layer method.
7.In the previous question, was a hybrid approach more useful than a strict layer or pillar model? If so, please describe how, exactly.


  

You are currently reading a PREVIEW of this book.

                                                                                                                    

Get instant access to over $1 million worth of books and videos.

  

Start a Free 10-Day Trial


  
  • Safari Books Online
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint