The synthesis of a corporate network will include the satellites, transponders,
earth stations, and carriers. In addition, there may be a variety of training
facilities, spares depots, sales offices, and various other types of facilities.
The communications with these facilities may well be accomplished via
terrestrial connections to a nearby earth station. AuraGateway supports the
modeling of these facilities in a Work Breakdown Structure for management of the
total network synthesis, and makes provision for related labor and materials
costs likely to be associated with each of them as well in the Network Cost