Network and Server Upgrades

Scenario: This organization has an IPv4-based infrastructure using a Windows 2008 server-based structure. There is a generic shared drive that has turned into a “virtual dumping ground” for files used across departments. Accounting department users do not have access to sales department folders, so this shared folder is the solution for cross-department collaboration. There are many important files that cannot be deleted, but this shared drive is causing a problem.

Based on the above scenario, develop a plan to upgrade the existing network to IPv6 and to upgrade the existing server structure, as well. You must outline the reasons for upgrading both the server and infrastructure and describe the potential risks of doing so. You must also find a sustainable and collaborative solution to eliminate the dependency on the shared drive.

Your well-written paper must be 2 single spaced pages in length. Include at least three scholarly references, peer reviewed.