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Basic Network Diagram

Basic Network Diagram

The Basic Network Diagram is an easy and effective way to design and document a simple network, it lets to represent visually and logically how the different network devices and computer equipment can be installed to meet the main business needs. ConceptDraw PRO software supplied with Computer Network Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a perfect tool for drawing the Basic Computer Network diagrams, designs, schematics, and maps, network architectures, topologies, and layouts. Numerous vector libraries of network symbols, icons and components are incredibly helpful for IT and telecom engineers, stakeholders and end-users when designing Basic Network Diagrams, Common Network Diagrams, Common Network Topologies, 10Base-T Star Network Topologies, Bus Topology Diagrams, Communication Network Diagrams, System Designs, Regional Cable Head-End Diagrams, etc. Collection of predesigned samples and templates included to Computer Network Diagrams solution also greatly extends the capabilities of ConceptDraw PRO users. Read more
The vector stencils library "Computer network" contains 51 symbols of computer network devices and equipment for drawing computer network diagrams.
"Network Mapping Software.
A number of software tools exist to design computer network diagrams / or generate visual maps of networks, servers, storage, services, data centers, and other peripherals. Broadly, there are two types of software tools - those that help create diagrams manually and those that generate them using automated / semi-automated approaches.
Type of Software.
(1) Manual - allows users to design and draw logical and physical topology diagrams by manually placing icons and connections.
(2) Automated - generate topology diagrams / maps by traversing the network and automatically discovering resident devices or by importing network data." [Comparison of network diagram software. Wikipedia]
ConceptDraw PRO is the software for manual design of computer network diagrams. The solutions of the Computer and Networks area in ConceptDraw Solution Park extend ConceptDraw PRO with vector stencils libraries, templates and examples for creating the computer network diagrams.
The symbols example "Computer network - Vector stencils library" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Computer and Networks solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Laptop
Laptop, laptop computer,
Desktop computer
Desktop computer, desktop PC,
Firewall
Firewall, firewall,
Bus
Bus, bus,
Ethernet
Ethernet, Ethernet,
Star network
Star network, star,
FDDI Ring
FDDI Ring, FDDI ring,
Token-ring
Token-ring, Token-ring,
Comm-link
Comm-link, Comm-link,
Modem
Modem, modem,
Laser printer
Laser printer, laser printer,
Inkjet printer
Inkjet printer, inkjet printer,
Image scanner
Image scanner, scanner,
City
City, city,
Ethernet hub
Ethernet hub, hub,
Wireless router
Wireless router, wireless router,
Network switch
Network switch, switch,
iPod Classic
iPod Classic, iPod Classic,
iPhone/ iPod Touch
iPhone/ iPod Touch, iPhone, iPod Touch,
Xserve RAID
Xserve RAID, Xserve RAID,
XServe
XServe, XServe,
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Apple Thunderbolt Display, Apple display,
Data store
Data store, data,
Mac Pro
Mac Pro, Mac Pro,
iMac
iMac, iMac desktop,
RAID
RAID, RAID drive,
Mainframe
Mainframe, mainframe,
Rack-mountable server
Rack-mountable server, server,
Server
Server, server,
PDA
PDA, PDA,
Cloud
Cloud, cloud,
Computer monitor
Computer monitor, monitor,
Workstation
Workstation, workstation,
Router
Router, router,
IP Phone
IP Phone, IP phone,
Fax
Fax, fax,
Mobile phone
Mobile phone, cell phone,
Smartphone
Smartphone, smartphone,
Compact Disk
Compact Disk, compact disk,
Mouse
Mouse, mouse,
Apple Wireless Mouse
Apple Wireless Mouse, Apple wireless mouse,
Computer keyboard
Computer keyboard, keyboard,
Apple Keyboard
Apple Keyboard, Apple keyboard,
Radio tower
Radio tower, radio tower,
Satellite dish
Satellite dish, satellite dish,
Satellite
Satellite, satellite,
Webcam
Webcam, webcam,
AirPort Extreme
AirPort Extreme, AirPort Extreme,
Airport Express
Airport Express, Airport Express,
MacBook
MacBook, MacBook,
iPhone 4
iPhone 4, iPhone 4,

Network Hubs

Special libraries of highly detailed, accurate shapes and computer graphics, servers, hubs, switches, printers, mainframes, face plates, routers etc. Read more

Cisco Network Topology. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols

Cisco Network Topology represents the arrangement of worldwide recognized and standardized Cisco network symbols, icons, shapes, and stencils which help visualize the schemes of computer networks. Any equipment used in Cisco networks is also named a node and network topology diagram represents the scheme of connection the used nodes. Cisco Network Diagram illustrates how the signals enter on the networked devices and how the data spread within a network from one device to another. These diagrams are useful for engineers while constructing computer networks and working with them. Cisco Network Diagrams solution included to Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park contains quick-start templates, professionally designed samples and examples, and numerous libraries with a lot of predesigned vector design elements, icons, and shapes of Cisco equipment, components, devices, links which provide for ConceptDraw PRO users a perfect possibility of simple and quick drawing Cisco Network Diagrams and Schematics, Network Designs and Maps of any complexity. Read more

How to Create Network Diagrams

ConceptDraw Wireless Network solution includes 81 of professional-looking stencils and several samples that you can modify and make your own diagram. Read more

Network Gateway Router

Special libraries of highly detailed, accurate shapes and computer graphics, servers, hubs, switches, printers, mainframes, face plates, routers etc. Read more

Home area networks (HAN). Computer and Network Examples

A Home Area Networks (HAN) is a type of local area network that is used in an individual home. The home computers can be connected together by twisted pair or by a wireless network. HAN facilitates the communication and interoperability among digital devices at the home, allows to easier access to the entertainments and increase the productivity, organize the home security. This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park and shows the home network diagram. Read more

Network Glossary Definition

The network glossary contains a complete list of network, computer-related and technical terms in alphabetic order, explanations and definitions for them, among them there are words well known for you and also specific, rare-used, uncommon or newly introduced terms. This specialized glossary, also known as a vocabulary, is the best in its field and covers in details the various aspects of computer network technologies. This glossary was developed by specialists using the practical experience and many useful sources to help the ConceptDraw users in their work, you can read and learn it from the screen on-line or print, it can be also used as a perfect educational guide or tutorial. ConceptDraw PRO software extended with Computer and Networks solution is easy to draw various types of Network diagrams, Network topology diagrams, Computer networking schematics, Network maps, Cisco network topology, Computer network architecture, Wireless networks, Vehicular networks, Rack diagrams, Logical, Physical, Cable networks, etc. Desktop ConceptDraw PRO Software is a good Visio for Mac Os X replacement. It gives you rich productivity and quality of the produced diagrams. Read more

Cisco Routers. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols

Network infrastructure planning is a very important process in the network construction, and the share of time allocated to this within the scope of the entire project may reach 60-80%. A competent and thorough approach to planning contributes to the quick investment return, and also increases the reliability and flexibility of the final system, reducing the probability of additional costs related to the incorrect implementation. Any planning begins with an analysis of the business requirements to the final system. Basic network parameters, which should be assessed are the scalability, accessibility, cost, speed and safety. Speed and cost are often mistaken for the most important parameters, and the rest of the parameters aren't even remembered. This is not entirely correct. Initially, it is necessary to assess the business plans for the future, because sometimes it is more profitable to invest more money in the beginning. If the business is to develop, then, consequently, demands on Read more

Hotel Network Topology Diagram. Hotel Guesthouse WiFi Network

Would you like to design and construct the local area network (LAN) or wireless LAN (WLAN) at your hotel, guesthouse or inn? In this case first that you need to do is to develop the detailed plan and to represent on it all required equipment, as well as scheme of its arrangement and connection. The ConceptDraw Solution Park offers a powerful Computer Network Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area specially developed to help you draw fast and easily the physical and logical network topology diagrams for wireless and wired computer communication networks. The Computer Network Diagrams solution provides numerous set of predesigned samples and templates, and large variety of vector stencils libraries with ready-to-use network icons and symbols of LAN and WLAN equipment, containing the routers, firewalls, switches, wireless access points, broadband access servers, and many other vector symbols. Use them as a real help when designing the Hotel Network Topology Diagrams, Hotel Wireless Computer Network Plans, Guesthouse Wi-Fi Network Diagrams. Read more
The vector stencils library "Cisco LAN" contains 23 symbols of local area network (LAN) devices and equipment for drawing Cisco LAN topology diagrams.
"Network topology describes the layout of interconnections between devices and network segments. At the Data Link Layer and Physical Layer, a wide variety of LAN topologies have been used, including ring, bus, mesh and star, but the most common LAN topology in use today is switched Ethernet. At the higher layers, the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) has become the standard, replacing NetBEUI, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk and others.
Simple LANs generally consist of one or more switches. A switch can be connected to a router, cable modem, or ADSL modem for Internet access. Complex LANs are characterized by their use of redundant links with switches using the spanning tree protocol to prevent loops, their ability to manage differing traffic types via quality of service (QoS), and to segregate traffic with VLANs. A LAN can include a wide variety of network devices such as switches, firewalls, routers, load balancers, and sensors.
LANs can maintain connections with other LANs via leased lines, leased services, or the Internet using virtual private network technologies. Depending on how the connections are established and secured in a LAN, and the distance involved, a LAN may also be classified as a metropolitan area network (MAN) or a wide area network (WAN)." [Local area network. Wikipedia]
The symbols example "Cisco LAN - Vector stencils library" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Cisco Network Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Sun workstation
Sun workstation, Sun workstation ,
Workstation
Workstation, workstation,
PC
PC, PC,
Macintosh
Macintosh, Macintosh,
Terminal
Terminal, terminal,
Mini VAX
Mini VAX, mini VAX, VAX, VSM, DECnet,
Printer
Printer, printer,
Laptop
Laptop, laptop,
File server
File server, file server, application server,
Monitor
Monitor, monitor,
Web cluster
Web cluster, Web cluster,
ATM fast gigabit etherswitch
ATM fast gigabit etherswitch, ATM fast gigabit etherswitch,
HP Mini
HP Mini, HP Mini,
Supercomputer
Supercomputer, supercomputer,
LAN2LAN
LAN2LAN, LAN2LAN,
LAN to LAN
LAN to LAN, LAN to LAN,
Web server
Web server, Web server, www server,
Web browser
Web browser, Web browser,
Repeater
Repeater, repeater,
PDA
PDA, PDA,
General appliance
General appliance, general appliance, intelligence engine 2100 series,
PC, blue
PC, blue, PC,
Mini VAX, blue
Mini VAX, blue, mini VAX, VAX, VSM, DECnet,
The vector stencils library "Network hardware" contains 27 clipart images and symbols of network equipment for drawing computer network diagrams.
"Networking hardware may also be known as network equipment or computer networking devices. Units which are the last receiver or generate data are called hosts or data terminal equipment.
All these terms refer to devices facilitating the use of a computer network. Specifically, they mediate data in a computer network. ...
Typically, networking hardware includes gateways, routers, network bridges, switches, hubs, and repeaters. But it also includes hybrid network devices such as multilayer switches, protocol converters, bridge routers, proxy servers, firewalls, network address translators, multiplexers, network interface controllers, wireless network interface controllers, modems, ISDN terminal adapters, line drivers, wireless access points, networking cables and other related hardware.
The most common kind of networking hardware today is a copper-based Ethernet adapter because of its standard inclusion on most modern computer systems. Wireless networking has, however, become increasingly popular, especially for portable and handheld devices.
Other hardware prevalent in computer networking includes data center equipment (such as file servers, database servers and storage areas), network services (such as DNS, DHCP, email, etc.) as well as devices which assure content delivery.
Taking a wider view, mobile phones, PDAs and even modern coffee machines may also be considered networking hardware. As technology advances and IP-based networks are integrated into building infrastructure and household utilities, network hardware will becomes an ambiguous term owing to the vastly increasing number of "network capable" endpoints." [Networking hardware. Wikipedia]
The clip art example "Network hardware -Vector stencils library" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Computer and Networks solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Rack
Rack, rack,
Patch Panel 48
Patch Panel 48, Patch Panel,
Modem
Modem, modem,
Switch
Switch, switch,
Hub
Hub, hub,
Router
Router, router,
AirPort Extreme
AirPort Extreme, AirPort Extreme,
Xserve RAID
Xserve RAID, Xserve RAID,
Server
Server, server,
Server
Server, server,
RAID Drive
RAID Drive, RAID drive,
Patch bay
Patch bay, patch bay,
UPS
UPS, UPS,
Airport Express
Airport Express, Airport Express,
Wireless router
Wireless router, wireless router,
ADSL modem
ADSL modem, ADSL modem,
Mac Pro
Mac Pro, Mac Pro,
Power Mac G5
Power Mac G5, Power Mac,
Power Mac G4 Cube
Power Mac G4 Cube, Power Mac,
XServe
XServe, XServe,
Patch Panel 24
Patch Panel 24, Patch Panel,
AirPort Extreme/ Time Capsule
AirPort Extreme/ Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule,
Switch (8 port)
Switch (8 port), switch, 8 port,
Switch (16 port)
Switch (16 port), switch, 16 port,
Switch (24 port)
Switch (24 port), switch, 24 port,
Switch (48 port)
Switch (48 port), switch, 48 port,
Patch Panel (24 port)
Patch Panel (24 port), Patch Panel, 24 port,
The vector stencils library "Wireless networks" contains 82 icon symbols for drawing wireless computer network diagrams and equipment layout plans.
"A wireless network is any type of computer network that uses wireless data connections for connecting network nodes.
Wireless networking is a method by which homes, telecommunications networks and enterprise (business) installations avoid the costly process of introducing cables into a building, or as a connection between various equipment locations.
Wireless telecommunications networks are generally implemented and administered using radio communication. This implementation takes place at the physical level (layer) of the OSI model network structure.
Examples of wireless networks include cell phone networks, Wi-Fi local networks and terrestrial microwave networks." [Wireless network. Wikipedia]
The clip art example "Wireless networks - Vector stencils library" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Wireless Networks solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Building 1
Building 1, building,
Building 4
Building 4, building,
Coverage (Blue)
Coverage (Blue), coverage,
Wireless Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity, wireless connectivity,
Network Cloud
Network Cloud, network cloud,
Cloud
Cloud, cloud,
Wi-Fi Access
Wi-Fi Access, Wi-Fi access,
Tree
Tree, tree,
Computer
Computer, computer,
Laptop Computer
Laptop Computer, laptop computer, notebook,
Server
Server, server,
Wireless Network Storage
Wireless Network Storage, wireless network storage,
Router
Router, router,
Wireless Router
Wireless Router, wireless router,
Switch
Switch, switch,
Wireless Access Point
Wireless Access Point, wireless access point,
1U Hub Switch
1U Hub Switch, hub, switch, Ethernet,
2U Hub Switch
2U Hub Switch, hub, switch, Ethernet,
1U Server
1U Server, server,
2U Server
2U Server, server,
3U Server
3U Server, server,
4U Server
4U Server, server,
Outdoor Access Point
Outdoor Access Point, outdoor access point,
Indoor Access Point
Indoor Access Point, indoor access point,
Outdoor Wi-Fi Access Point
Outdoor Wi-Fi Access Point, outdoor Wi-Fi access point,
Access Point
Access Point, access point, bridge, repeater,
Outdoor Mesh Node
Outdoor Mesh Node, outdoor mesh node,
Outdoor Mesh Node
Outdoor Mesh Node, outdoor mesh node,
Outdoor Access Node
Outdoor Access Node, outdoor access node,
Outdoor Access Node
Outdoor Access Node, outdoor access node,
Base Station
Base Station, base station,
Cellular Phone
Cellular Phone, cellular phone, mobile phone,
Outdoor Mesh Node
Outdoor Mesh Node, outdoor mesh node,
Active Directory Server
Active Directory Server, Active Directory Server,
Smart WLAN Controller
Smart WLAN Controller, Smart WLAN controller, wireless services gateway,
Smart WLAN Controller
Smart WLAN Controller, Smart WLAN controller, wireless services gateway,
Smart Wi-Fi Access Point
Smart Wi-Fi Access Point, Smart Wi-Fi access point,
Indoor Wi-Fi Access Point
Indoor Wi-Fi Access Point, indoor Wi-Fi access point,
Firewall
Firewall, firewall,
Coverage (Yellow)
Coverage (Yellow), coverage,
Coverage (O-Shaped)
Coverage (O-Shaped), coverage,
Outdoor Mesh Node
Outdoor Mesh Node, outdoor mesh node,
"A computer network diagram is a schematic depicting the nodes and connections amongst nodes in a computer network or, more generally, any telecommunications network. At different scales diagrams may represent various levels of network granularity. At the LAN level, individual nodes may represent individual physical devices, such as hubs or file servers, while at the WAN level, individual nodes may represent entire cities. In addition, when the scope of a diagram crosses the common LAN/MAN/WAN boundaries, representative hypothetical devices may be depicted instead of showing all actually existing nodes." [Computer network diagram. Wikipedia]
This computer network diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Computer and Networks solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Network diagram
Network diagram, wireless router, wireless cell tower, wireless access point, server, router, laptop computer, notebook, firewall, PC, Ethernet,
The vector stencils library "Network layout floorplan" contain 34 symbol icons for drawing computer network floor plans and communication equipment and cabling layouts.
"Networking hardware may also be known as network equipment or computer networking devices. Units which are the last receiver or generate data are called hosts or data terminal equipment.
All these terms refer to devices facilitating the use of a computer network. Specifically, they mediate data in a computer network. ...
Typically, networking hardware includes gateways, routers, network bridges, switches, hubs, and repeaters. But it also includes hybrid network devices such as multilayer switches, protocol converters, bridge routers, proxy servers, firewalls, network address translators, multiplexers, network interface controllers, wireless network interface controllers, modems, ISDN terminal adapters, line drivers, wireless access points, networking cables and other related hardware.
The most common kind of networking hardware today is a copper-based Ethernet adapter because of its standard inclusion on most modern computer systems. Wireless networking has, however, become increasingly popular, especially for portable and handheld devices.
Other hardware prevalent in computer networking includes data center equipment (such as file servers, database servers and storage areas), network services (such as DNS, DHCP, email, etc.) as well as devices which assure content delivery." [Networking hardware. Wikipedia]
The shapes example "Design elements - Network layout floorplan" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Network Layout Floor Plans solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Network layout floor plan symbols
Network layout floor plan symbols, window, wall, switch, single outlet, scanner, router, rack mount, printer, modem, hub, floor mounted outlet, duplex outlet, door, bus cable, PC,