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“Anutulya Creations”-A start-up fashion house has set up its main centre at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh for its dress designing, production and dress supplying activities. It has 4 blocks of buildings. 

Distance between the various blocks is as follows: 

A to D             50 m 

A to P             60 m 

A to S             110m 

D to S             60m 

P to S             50m 

P to D             150m 

Numbers of computers in each block 

Block A - 20 

Block D - 80 

Block P - 15 

Block S - 8

Based on the above specifications, answer the following questions:

(a) Out of LAN, WAN and MAN, what type of network will be formed if we interconnect different computers of the campus? Justify. 

(b) Suggest the topology which should be used to efficiently connect various blocks of buildings within Kanpur centre for fast communication. Also draw the cable layout for the same. 

(c) Suggest the placement of the following device with justification i. Repeater ii. Hub/Switch 

(d) Now a day, video-conferencing software is being used frequently by the company to discuss the product details with the clients. Name any one video conferencing software. Also mention the protocol which is used internally in video conferencing software.

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(a) LAN As computers are placed with-in the same campus within a small range. ½ Mark for correct answer ½ Mark for correct justification (b) Star topology ½ Mark for correct answer

Cable Layout:


i. Repeater should be placed in between Block ‘D’ (Design) and Block ‘P’ as distance is more. 

ii. Hub/Switch should be placed in each building to connect various computers together. 

(d) Video Conferencing software: Teams, Zoom, Skype etc. Protocol of Video Conferencing software: VOIP

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