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How To use Switches in Network Diagram

How To use Switches in Network Diagram

Special libraries of highly detailed, accurate shapes and computer graphics, servers, hubs, switches, printers, mainframes, face plates, routers etc. Read more
The vector stencils library "Cisco switches and hubs" contains 26 symbols of Cisco switches and hubs for drawing computer network diagrams.
"A switch is a device used on a computer network to physically connect devices together. Multiple cables can be connected to a switch to enable networked devices to communicate with each other. Switches manage the flow of data across a network by only transmitting a received message to the device for which the message was intended. Each networked device connected to a switch can be identified using a MAC address, allowing the switch to regulate the flow of traffic. This maximises security and efficiency of the network. Because of these features, a switch is often considered more "intelligent" than a network hub. Hubs neither provide security, or identification of connected devices. This means that messages have to be transmitted out of every port of the hub, greatly degrading the efficiency of the network." [Network switch. Wikipedia]
"An Ethernet hub, active hub, network hub, repeater hub, multiport repeater or hub is a device for connecting multiple Ethernet devices together and making them act as a single network segment. It has multiple input/output (I/O) ports, in which a signal introduced at the input of any port appears at the output of every port except the original incoming. A hub works at the physical layer (layer 1) of the OSI model. The device is a form of multiport repeater. Repeater hubs also participate in collision detection, forwarding a jam signal to all ports if it detects a collision." [Ethernet hub. Wikipedia]
The symbols example "Cisco switches and hubs - 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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Cisco hub
Cisco hub, Cisco hub,
100BaseT hub
100BaseT hub, 100BaseT hub,
Small hub
Small hub, small hub,
Workgroup switch
Workgroup switch, workgroup switch,
Workgroup switch, subdued
Workgroup switch, subdued, workgroup switch,
Voice-enabled workgroup switch
Voice-enabled workgroup switch, voice-enabled workgroup switch, voice switch,
ATM switch
ATM switch, ATM switch,
LAN2LAN switch
LAN2LAN switch, LAN2LAN switch,
ISDN switch
ISDN switch, ISDN switch,
MGX 8000 multiservice switch
MGX 8000 multiservice switch, MGX 8000 multi service switch,
Multilayer switch with Si
Multilayer switch with Si, multilayer switch with Si,
Multilayer switch
Multilayer switch, multilayer switch, layer 3 switch,
Multilayer switch with Si, subdued
Multilayer switch with Si, subdued, multilayer switch with Si,
Program switch
Program switch, program switch,
Data center switch
Data center switch, data center switch, service module,
Voice-enabled ATM switch
Voice-enabled ATM switch, voice-enabled ATM switch,
IP DSL switch
IP DSL switch, IP DSL switch,
Content switch
Content switch, content switch,
Content service switch 1100
Content service switch 1100, content service switch 1100,
Virtual layer switch
Virtual layer switch, virtual layer switch,
Layer 2 remote switch
Layer 2 remote switch, layer 2 remote switch,
Server switch
Server switch, server switch,
Multilayer remote switch
Multilayer remote switch, multilayer remote switch,
Multifabric server switch
Multifabric server switch, multifabric server switch,
Access gateway
Access gateway, access gateway,
Long-Reach CPE
Long-Reach CPE, long reach CPE,

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