Analyze the Effect of the Maintenance Activities on the Internet Sustainability by Using 2k Factorial Experiment Design

Document Type: Research Paper


Department of Industrial Engineering, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran


Nowadays, the internet and social networks become more popular than ever. People in all ages use the internet and communicate by that. One of the most terrible events in our daily life is to disconnect from the internet and lose the connections. It may also influence on the economics; so the sustainability in this area is necessary. Internet service provider companies are the executors of selling and maintaining the internet bandwidth. Some activities perform to maintain the corrupted internet ports. In this paper, the effect of maintenance activities on the internet sustainability is analyzed. This paper also discusses the three important maintenance activities and compares each of them with two different methods. The aim of this paper is to illustrate whether these three factors effect on the internet sustainability or not. 2k design procedure was used to analyze the results.