It has been assigned to suggest the changed by the way.
I need to suggest the physical arranging of the network that makes sense.
As well as the basic configuration and isolation ACLs or subnets.
Cisco/netgear/d-link/HP is all fine.
Originally Posted by Wand3r3r
" I am a networking student trying to give some suggestions to the Admin about our schools network. "
Don't you think it should be the other way around? Your network admin saying how to redesign the network?
Any idea how much it costs to rewire a campus to 6e? You would only do that if the present wiring was not cat5e.
I would suggest you diagram all of the connections as well as document the ip plan.
Then you can review the topology to see where you can improve it.
Don't assume its the 48port switch causing the congestion. There are a number of factors especially how the switches are connected that come into play for congestion.