I'm not sure where best to place is for this post, so I'll start here
and see where I end up.
I'm the admin for a school system - elementary, middle, and high
schools, and well as the local board of education. Our current network
is broken into subnets, with each school residing in their own subnet.
We're want to change the ip address scheme that we're currently on, so
my helper has suggested that we drop the subnets and run everybody
through one subnet. His theory is ease of operation, with possibly some
performance gain, since not as many routers and switches would be
I still hold the idea that subnets give us an extra layer of protection,
since everyone would not be under one big broadcast domain.
If someone out there has any ideas, or suggestions, I would welcome the