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Network segmentation

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I need to vlan my network and would like some advice of what would be best.

I currently am using a network, across all my switches.
I do have another network for my cameras and door access, but for my primary LAN, everything is on vlan1, which is not good.

So I have a building with 3 floors, about 75ftx120ft per floor.  There's a total of about 80 computers, 80 SIP phones, 35 servers, 30 printers, and I already segmented my wifi into it's own network, so that one is done.

I was depending on either creating the VLANs per floor, per category, like PCs, Servers, SIPphones, etc... or by department?

What would be the best method.  IT would be easiest to just vlan by floor, servers and wifi and be done, but not sure if that's the best,

Any recommendations?
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