we have 4 workstations, os XP, pro. and 11 workstations, os 2000, pro. the server os 2003 server. Our cables are run through the ceilings and then down the walls to the computers.
workstation #1, room #1, 250' from server
workstation #2, room #2, 30' from server
workstation #3,4,5,&6, room #3, 40' from server
workstation #7, room #4, 30' from server
workstations #8,9,& 10 room #5, 50' from server
workstations #11,12,13,14 &15 are in same room as server
the server is connected to a router with a firewall for our broadband .
What we have now is workstations #1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,&10 are all connected to a hub in room #3
The hub is connected to a switch that is on the wall above the server.
Workstations #2,11,12,13,14, &15 are connected to the switch. The switch is then connected to a hub that is on a shelf above the server.
All computers need to have internet access and printer and file sharing.
Thank you in advance for any suggestions.