Deploy latest version of iPad to employees of Medium size company in Milwaukee

Deploy latest version of iPad to employees of Medium size company in Milwaukee

iPad Deployment It’s come time in the company to deploy a new wave of devices into the environment. We will be deploying iPads in three of offices located in Milwaukee, Chicago, and Indianapolis. In order to support these new devices, a network overhaul will be required and implemented. The following will contain everything will need in order to get this project underway. Requirements – Full Project Deploy 57 new iPads at three office locations. Support the already deployed laptops at each location. Upgrade network to support the increased wireless activity. Printer accessibility from iPad’s. Network Design and Topology Cisco AP’s (1 per 3000 Square Feet) Three new Cisco 2960X 48 Port PoE Switches Cabling run for new AP’s Star Topology (Good expandability for future growth and additions) Project Budget Network – $42,000.00 Software- Initial $578 and $2059.00 Monthly Applications for iPads Skype for Business – Voice/Video Conferencing Evernote Workflow Box Skitch Things 1Password PrinterPro Office 365 Miradoor Physical Hardware Needed 58 Ipad Pro (57 Production Devices, 1 Test Device) @ $549.99 9 Cisco 2702 B Domain (Without Site Information hard to judge) @ $385.91 3 WS-C2960X-48FPS-L 48 @ $1,963.00 Software Charges Gmail – Free Evernote – Free Workflow – $2.99 x 58 = $173.42 Box – Free Skitch – Free Things – Free 1Password – Free PrinterPro – $6.99 x 58 = $405.42 Office 365 – $$35.00 x 58 = $2,030.00 Monthly Miradore – $.50 x 58 = $29.00 Monthly Deploy Changes Configure Switches Run cabling to access point locations Place AP’s Test network upgrades Considerations to get project completed: The current iPad model we will be using is...

Traveling from Milwaukee to San Francisco

Nowadays in a medium to large size business there are times when you are required to travel, in order to make appearances, work, or even for conventions. Being able to plan a trip quickly and cost effectively will make your life much easier when this needs to happen as well as make the company happy when you’re not spending and outrageous amount of money. For this project we are tasked with properly planning a trip from Milwaukee Wisconsin, all the way to San Francisco California one of the most expensive cities to visit. Ahead we will go over the best way to plan this trip out to ensure having a successful business trip. Seeing that this is going to be a business trip that is far away we really only have one option. We are going to have to fly. San Francisco is 2,172 miles away and would require and inefficient use of time in order to get there via driving (31 hours each way). Along with flying a few things will need to be used on this trip as opposed to driving. While we are in San Francisco we will need to get around. With our car being left back home we will be required to either use a rental, an Uber, or make use of taxi’s. Flight While we are there we will need the following for our stay of March 29th until April 2nd. Transportation, two nights worth of lodging, and up to five total meals. The first step we need to do is find a ticket for the day we want to travel. We will...

Preparing For and Obtaining CompTIA A+ Certification in Milwaukee

When it comes to starting off in the IT career field you need to have a way to get your foot in the door. For many people this comes from having a certification in the area you plan on being employed in. A certification shows potential employers that you are at a level ready to be brought on to work and learn in their environment. When it comes to the computer support and help desk work, the CompTIA A+ certification will prove you are ready to work. The part we will go over is how to get up to speed and prepare yourself to pass this exam and get ready for the workplace. We will go over the most cost and time efficient ways to go about obtaining this, including studying methods, locations, voucher deals, and my final plan of obtaining this certificate. If you are going for this certification you will probably have some background behind the whole technology field. That is why I recommend doing a practice exam at the start of your studying. Not only will this give you a baseline for what you know before you start your studying it will also give you areas that you will realize what you are missing and need to work on to pass your actual exam. There are a wide variety of resources out there for practice exams that are free of charge and will get this process started. Once the first step is complete, the next step is the plan of attack on how you will allocate time to study. This includes what resources you will use to...

How to cost effectively market mobile device repair business?

In today’s world, people are programmed to buy electronic devices that they only see being good for a couple years at most. Whether it is the person wanting the newest or best product or people see them as not fixable. With people more willing to upgrade then fix mobile repair business have to use effective and luring marketing schemes to bring in customers but not break the bank. Mobile repair businesses are all the rage right now with devices being broken like it’s going out of style. The number of devices out there whether it is smart phones, iPods, tablets and iPads the number of devices needing fixing will only increase. Once you have a physical location to operate out of the marketing campaign comes next. The days of opening a shop and having customers instantly is sadly gone due to market saturation. A marketing campaign is going to be needed to get you on the map. The internet is the ultimate resource for getting free and affordable advertising as well as reaching the broadest number of potential customers. This free and affordable advertising will present itself in the following ways; Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Emails and a company website. First and foremost, any reputable business in the world nowadays has a website to promote and showcase what the company can offer. Being a service based website the website will not be too overly complicated and will be affordable if a website creator is needed. Here we will show the services we offer, prices, as well as before and after shots of some products we have. Tying into my next...

Education and Job Responsibilities of a Mobile Device Repair Technician

When it comes to what a company looks for in a potential employee there are many variables that come into play. When first entering the field having the education in the field you want to proceed in will be crucial. Along with the education of a degree you can also try and obtain certificates in mobile technologies. Theses certificates can also overlap into other fields of IT. Certifications such as CompTIA A+, which is a vender neutral organization that many companies respect and shows that you have entry level capabilities and having professional skills. As time goes on and you are in the field that you want to stay in experience will be the leader when it comes to looking for new jobs or advancing in a company you are currently in.   When breaking down the subject of what you need to know about mobile technologies the two many categories will be both hardware and software. For software troubleshooting a deep understanding of Android, Java, and iOS will be a must. For the hardware front you will need to know as a technician how to use precision tools and solders and have a proficient amount of experience seeing as mobile components are very fragile and small. Many mobile devices contain more screws that are in an average living room set. This combined with cameras, vibrating modules, buttons, ports and many other small things the ability to work with small delicate objects is a must.   Moving onto the responsibilities in the job place the task at hand will depend on where the current problem lies whether it is...