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Network Glossary Definition

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
"A computer network or data network is a telecommunications network that allows computers to exchange data. In computer networks, networked computing devices (network nodes) pass data to each other along data connections. The connections (network links) between nodes are established using either cable media or wireless media. The best-known computer network is the Internet.
Network devices that originate, route and terminate the data are called network nodes. Nodes can include hosts such as servers and personal computers, as well as networking hardware. Two devices are said to be networked when a device is able to exchange information with another device." [Computer network. Wikipedia]
This computer communication 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, workstation, switch, router, hub, firewall, cloud, RAID drive, Comm-link,

Network wiring cable. Computer and Network Examples

To connect two or more network devices are used the network cables. There are more different types of the network cables: Coaxial cable, Optical fiber cable, Twisted Pair, Ethernet crossover cable, Power lines and others. They are used depending of the network topology, size, protocol. This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Computer and Networks solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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,

ConceptDraw PRO Network Diagram Tool

Computer network diagrams visually depict the nodes of computer networks and connections between them. Diversity of Network Diagrams includes Wireless network diagrams, Network wiring diagrams, LAN network diagrams, Network WAN diagrams, Network topology diagrams, Network cable diagrams, Logical network diagrams, Network security diagrams, Diagram home network, Network physical diagrams, Activity network diagrams, and many others. To construct any of them it is useful to apply a special software with effective network diagramming tools. ConceptDraw PRO is ideal and powerful network diagram tool. It helps you diagram a network or create Computer network diagrams of various types using specialized and task-specific libraries of network components such as computers, hubs, switches, servers, routers, smart connectors, printers, mainframes, face plates, etc. that simulate network architectures, network design topologies and devices (all these shapes are parts of network diagram tool ConceptDraw PRO). Read more

Cisco Switches and Hubs. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols

Cisco switches and hubs deliver the best performance, and often used as network solutions for small businesses, enterprises, data centers. Cisco switches are the core interconnect devices of each computer network. The numerous Cisco switches specifically designed for various applications. Network switches are separated for two types: fixed configuration and modular switches. The fixed configuration switches deprecate swapping or adding another module, and vice versa for modular switch. Read more

Star Network Topology

Star is a basic computer network topology in which all nodes (computers and peripheral devices) of the network are connected to the central hub or switch with a point-to-point connection, forming a physical network segment. Such network segment can function separately or as a part of complex network topology. The switch is a server, the peripherals are the clients. The large workload and functions of network management are entrusted on the central computer, all information exchange goes through it, so it must to be obligatory the most powerful. The star network topology is a simple topology for design and implementation. Its advantages are high performance, flexible administration capabilities, simplicity of adding additional nodes and search of faults, the fact that a failure of one workstation doesn't affect the work of entire network. But the failure of central hub will result the failure of whole network or network segment - it's the main disadvantage. Use the ConceptDraw PRO with Computer and Networks solution to designing Star Network Topology Diagrams fast and easy. Read more
The vector stencils library "Computers and network isometric" contains 56 3D clipart images of computer and network devices and equipment for drawing network diagrams.
The clip art example "Computers and network isometric - 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. Read more
Laptop
Laptop, laptop computer, notebook,
DDCS
DDCS, DDCS, Distributed Data Communications Server,
Server
Server, server,
Webcam
Webcam, Web-camera,
Wireless Network Storage
Wireless Network Storage, wireless network storage,
Personal computer
Personal computer, PC,
VoIP phone
VoIP phone, IP phone,
Fax
Fax, fax,
Plotter
Plotter, plotter,
Mobile phone
Mobile phone, cellular phone, mobile phone,
Feature phone
Feature phone, cellular phone, mobile phone,
Printer
Printer, printer,
Satellite dish
Satellite dish, satellite dish,
Satellite antenna
Satellite antenna, satellite antenna,
Automatic-tracking satellite dish
Automatic-tracking satellite dish, satellite dish,
Wireless access point
Wireless access point, wireless access point,
Wireless router
Wireless router, wireless router,
Router
Router, router,
Network switch
Network switch, switch,
Network device
Network device, device,
Mobile GPS Terminal
Mobile GPS Terminal, mobile GPS terminal,
GPS phone
GPS phone, GPS phone,
Television antenna
Television antenna, antenna,
Radio tower
Radio tower, wireless cell tower,
Base station
Base station , base station ,
Satellite
Satellite, satellite,
In-vehicle satellite telecommunication
In-vehicle satellite telecommunication, in-vehicle station,
Satellite dishes on ship
Satellite dishes on ship , ship,
Airplane
Airplane, airplane,
Internet
Internet, Internet,
Man
Man, man,
Woman
Woman, woman,
Call-center
Call-center, call-center,
Honeycomb
Honeycomb, honeycomb,
Mountain
Mountain, mountain,
Radio waves
Radio waves, radio waves,
Radio waves
Radio waves, radio waves,
Tower block
Tower block, high-rise building,
Office building
Office building, office building,
House
House, house,
House
House, house,
Globe
Globe, globe, Internet,
Wireless security camera
Wireless security camera, camera,
Truck
Truck, truck,
Tree
Tree, tree,
Conifer tree
Conifer tree, fir-tree,
1U hub / switch
1U hub / switch, 1U hub switch,
2U hub / switch
2U hub / switch, 2U hub switch,
1U server
1U server, 1U server,
2U Server
2U Server, 2U server,
3U Server
3U Server, 3U server,
4U Server
4U Server, 4U server,
Communications satellite
Communications satellite, satellite,
Car
Car, car,
Radio waves
Radio waves, radio waves,
Firewall
Firewall, firewall,

Network Diagramming with ConceptDraw PRO

At the moment computer networks are widespread, various types of computer networks are constructed around the world, operate and interact with each other. There are many kinds of computer networks that differ in the transmission medium, in communications protocols, in size, topology, organizational intent, and also in territorial basis. There are popular such types of computer networks as Global Area Network (GAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), Local Area Network (LAN). ConceptDraw PRO is a powerful network diagramming software, perfect for software engineers, software designers and software developers who need to draw Computer Network diagrams, designs, schematics, and network maps in no time. The pre-drawn shapes representing computers, network devices and smart connectors offered by ConceptDraw solutions help to create the accurate diagrams and documentation, represent computer network topologies and designs, depict Computer network architectures, logical, physical, cable networks, and vehicular networks. 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

Cisco Design

Cisco Network Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides 14 libraries with 450 ready-to-use predesigned vector objects that can be used for quickly and easily drawing the professional Cisco Network Diagrams. Read more

Cisco Network Design. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils, symbols and design elements

Cisco is the largest company, which specializes in the field of high technologies, develops and sells network equipment mainly for the large organizations and telecommunication companies. Cisco produces wide variety of devices and equipment, such as routers, switches, gateways, servers, network security devices (firewalls, VPN, IDs, etc.), ATM switches, cable modems and DSL equipment, access points Wi-Fi, products for IP telephony, etc. The first commercially successful multi-protocol router, which enabled for previously incompatible computers to communicate between themselves, is also developed by Cisco company. Cisco is a generally accepted standard, which uses globally recognized Cisco icons for all produced Cisco equipment. ConceptDraw PRO software extended with Cisco Network Diagrams solution from Computer and Network area contains a lot of predesigned Cisco network design elements for professional drawing Cisco network diagrams, visualization computer network topologies, equipment connections and arrangement. Read more

Network Topologies

Network topology is a topological structure of computer network, which can be physical or logical. The physical topology depicts location of different computer network elements such as computers, cables and other devices. The logical topology visually displays network dataflows from one device to another. Sometimes network logical and physical topologies can be the same. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software is powerful for drawing network maps and network topologies diagrams of any kinds and complexity thanks to the Computer Network Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area. ConceptDraw STORE proposes collection of network icons libraries and a lot of Network Topology Diagram examples, samples and templates which were created at ConceptDraw PRO software specially for Computer Network Diagrams solution. There are six basic types of the network topologies: Bus, Star, Ring, Mesh, Tree, Fully Connected. You can fast and easy design professional-looking diagram for each of them using the ConceptDraw PRO tools. There are plenty of web Visio-like diagramming software available. Web based diagrams software can be powerful, but sometimes it is essential to have desktop software. One of the most advanced diagrams tools like Visio for Mac OS is ConceptDraw PRO app. Read more

Network diagrams with ConceptDraw PRO

Network diagram is effective tool for representing and description the network knots and connections between them in comprehensible graphic view, for studying and analysis them. The network administrators and engineers actively use Physical Network Diagrams and Logical Network Diagrams, which are both indispensable when developing and documenting new networks, and managing existing ones. Network diagrams let clearly represent the network configuration and structure, used protocols, addresses, and also names of network objects. Physical Network Diagrams depict the information about telecommunications data, servers, location of network equipment and number of network users. Logical Network Diagrams describe about logical network structure. It is useful to use the ready sets of network clipart, pictures and symbols for indication the network knots on a diagram, such as developed by professionals and offered in large quantity by Computer Network Diagrams solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Cisco networking, Cisco network icons, Cisco icon Cisco Network Diagrams

Cisco Network Diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with samples, templates and libraries of vector stencils for drawing the Cisco computer network diagrams. Read more
Cisco networking, Cisco network icons, Cisco icon