Riordan Manufacturing

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Riordan Manufacturing

Riordan Manufacturing produces plastic consumer goods and is a thriving company that is facing some technological issues. In order to maintain better manageability, some technological reform and restructure of their processes are needed for better production and communication. This restructure will include the introduction of new technology as well and utilization of existing technology. Technology is an important key in businesses today in keeping competitive with the market. Tools are available to maintain efficiency between branches, and some examples of some changes and improvements will be exemplified further. In taking consideration and acting on some of the purposed changes, Riordan Manufacturing will be headed in a prosperous, productive, and customer pleasing direction.

Networks could have better use of T-1 lines and should have a firewall. Using T-1 and lines are expensive, but they do serve a purpose. Our purpose of T1 lines is to carry our data as fast as possible. We will plug our T1 lines to our network’s router. Using T1 lines will give the access to accommodate hundreds of our users at the same time. Control of our network environment is extremely crucial. We don’t want the WAN to have control of our network because if ever a problem, whether it’s simple or if it is crucial, we will be better off having the capability to service the problem instead of the WAN provider The Web site for T1 lines (2004) has many important features and interesting facts concerning T1 lines services and its functions.

Our networks do not have a firewall to keep intruders out. We have issues concerning security hackers. I believe having a firewall in the network, spy ware, and anti virus software running on...

... middle of paper ... run regularly to maintain information. Database administrators can remain at one convenient location to work on the servers. The ability to get to hardware quickly is essential to maintaining database and network integrity. All other IT help staff can be dispatched when needed to the different locations when needed or stationed at a location to maintain that the locations are running optimally and efficiently. The complete cooperation of the IT professionals at each location coming together to keep their networks stable and updated will produce better results for Riordan Manufacturing.


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