Apply an architectural model to plan and design a scalable architecture for any size ISP.
Evaluate requirements to determine trade-offs, assess limitations, and make key decisions.
Create a logical and physical design to decide which software and hardware components provide the best-fitting solution.
This book is a model for designing architectures for ISPs of any size. Expressly for IT architects and consultants who design ISP architectures, this book details the design process from start to finish. Throughout this book, whether it's obtaining and evaluating requirements or creating logical and physical designs, we provide helpful tips, insights, and expertise. We compare design approaches, offer suggestions for evaluating trade-offs, and alert you to common pitfalls. Included are chapters on capacity planning and selecting components. During the design process, we apply the model to a realistic sample customer.