Canyon College Educational Network Essay
Canyon College Educational Network
Canyon College is a liberal Arts college also providing programs for business and professional studies. Canyon plans to extend outreach utilizing latest distance learning technologies and provide nightly
This proposal outlines network design to enable Canyon to deliver lectures and classrooms to campuses in multiple cities.
Canyon main site already houses a state of the art computing facility connecting departments using a campus-wide local area network (LAN). We will deploy streaming video sharing and delivery solution to facilitate distance learning to other sites. This will require the following components
· WAN connectivity with other sites
· Live multimedia broadcasting infrastructure
WAN connectivity will facilitate TCP/IP connectivity to all current and upcoming sites/branches. Streaming video broadcasting will be utilized to deliver live lectures from the main campus to students across multiple cities and sites.
1. Dedicated leased line
2. IP VPN over MPLS
We recommended using dedicated wan connectivity utilizing leased circuits to connect all branches. Leased circuits are time tested reliable last-mile solution for delivering multimedia over TCP/IP.
Optionally IP VPN over MPLS can also be used as a cost-saving alternative to leased-circuits.
Live classroom broadcasting will be delivered via classroom capture platforms widely available and used in many universities and organizations.