Originally Posted by hawkeye071292
Assuming this is a 1 million dollar software license, I am going to assume they have a switch that supports that. You can always run a ethernet drop if not =/
Multi billion $$ business so there's some Cisco gear in closets somewhere. But the site is large enough and with enough network connections to warrant multiple closets for network switches.
I believe sections of the building space is segregated into IP blocks. In a previous conversation with her she was given an IP and she knew the general area of the building in which is was located as well as which switching closet it was plugged into. If the tool was moving within the local vicinity then I can see it being on the same switch but the distance of the move would require a repeater just to cover the distance.
Honestly as an engineer I'd love to get the new software and have new buttons to play with but the memory business is cutthroat and we're only still around by avoiding purchases like this. The EOL software still works so we need to keep it around.