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Campus Area Networks (CAN). Computer and Network Examples

Campus Area Networks (CAN). Computer and Network Examples

Campus Area Network (CAN) is a computer network which provides wireless access to the Internet or LAN for the users located in two or more buildings on the limited geographical area, or in the open space surrounding these buildings. Campus Area Network is usually set in campus of a university or college, but the same kind of planning and design can be applied for other purposes, for enterprises, office buildings, military bases, industrial complexes, public places like supermarkets, entertainment centers, etc. Another form of temporary CAN can exist during some special events such as rallies, music festivals. The elementary Campus Area Network can also arise spontaneously, due to the distance of spread the radio signals from the access points that are not limited by buildings walls. It is also sensible to have additional access points for the larger and more complex CANs, located at specially places chosen for serving clients. Design easy diagrams and schemes for the Campus Area Networks with Computer Network Diagrams solution for ConceptDraw PRO. Read more

Tree Network Topology Diagram

A Tree network topology (Hierarchical topology) is a hybrid network topology that contains the combination of two or more star networks connected via bus networks. Each star network is a LAN (local area network) with central computer or server and workstation nodes connected to it. The central computers of star networks are connected to a main cable that is called a bus. Each node of the Tree network can have an arbitrary number of child nodes, you can easy add/remove the separate workstations and even the whole star networks, the failure of one workstation will not affect the work of others. This topology is ideal solution when workstations are located in groups within a small physical region, rarely is used in WAN configurations. Computer and Networks solution from Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park contains templates, samples and numerous libraries of predesigned vector stencils of computer network devices and equipment, which can be effectively used for designing various network topologies diagrams, including Tree Network Topology. 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

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

Metropolitan area networks (MAN). Computer and Network Examples

A Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) is a great computer network located on the large geographical area or region. It is a network bigger than Local Area Network (LAN), but territorially smaller than Wide Area Network (WAN), its diameter usually ranges from 5 to 50 kilometers. MAN usually includes several buildings or even the whole city (metropolis). It is based on high data rate compounds using the fiber channels and other digital data transmission channels. MAN includes a lot of communicating devices, for its construction are used multiple routers, switches and hubs. MAN can combine together several Local Area Networks or Campus Area Networks located in different buildings within a city and provides the Internet connectivity for them. Solutions included to Computer and Networks Area for ConceptDraw Solution Park are the real godsend for those who want design Computer Network Diagrams, and among others the Metropolitan Area Network Diagrams. They offer the libraries with ready-to-use vector design elements, professional-looking examples, samples and templates. Read more

Wireless Network LAN

Wireless computer network diagrams help system administrators and network engineers to find out amount and type of equipment needed for each office LAN. Read more

Wireless Networking

Wireless networking is useful visual tool for identification of all required equipment, and calculation the cost of creating or updating wireless computer networks. ConceptDraw PRO extended with Wireless Networks Solution from the Computer and Networks Area is the best wireless network diagramming software. Read more

Network Diagram Software Logical Network Diagram

Perfect Network Diagramming Software with examples of LAN Diagrams. ConceptDraw Network Diagram is ideal for network engineers and network designers who need to draw Logical Network diagrams. Read more

Personal area (PAN) networks. Computer and Network Examples

Personal area network (PAN) is a network organized on a limited area and used for data transmission between various personal devices, such as computers, tablets, laptops, telephones, different digital and mobile devices, etc. and also for connecting to higher level network and Internet. PAN is used to manage the interconnections of IT devices which surround a single user and generally contains such appliances, as cordless mice, keyboard, phone, and Bluetooth handsets. PANs can be wired with computer buses, or wirelessly connected to the Internet using such network technologies as Bluetooth, Z-Wave, ZigBee, IrDa, UWB, Body Area Network. PANs have a lot of pros and cons, they are expedient, lucrative and handy, but sometimes have bad connection with other networks on the same radio bands, Bluetooth has distance limits and slow data transfer speed, but is comparatively safe. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming software supplied with numerous solutions of Computer and Networks Area included to ConceptDraw Solution Park perfectly suits for designing the Personal Area Networks. Read more

Cisco Network Examples and Templates

The Cisco Network Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides a wide collection of predesigned templates and samples that help you to create the Cisco Network Diagrams in one moment. Read more

Software Defined Networking System Overview

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is a new powerful concept for decision these problems. SDN proposes to disaggregate the traditional networking stacks that are vertically integrated to customize the network operations for specialized environments and improve network service velocity. On this example you can see the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) diagram that was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Security Plans

No security system cannot be constructed without detailed security plan, or even a set of plans in some cases. ConceptDraw PRO software offers the Security and Access Plans Solution from the Building Plans Area to help you design the Security Plans for any premises and of any complexity. Read more

CAD Drawing Software for Making Mechanic Diagram and Electrical Diagram Architectural Designs

Computer-aided design (CAD) is an automated organizational-technical system that implements the information technology of execution the functions of design. It consists of staff and complex of technical, software and other means of automation designing process. CAD is used for improvement design quality and designer's productivity. Computer-aided design is actively applied in many fields, such as industrial and mechanical design, automotive, aerospace, and shipbuilding industries, in designing electrical diagrams for electronic systems and architectural design, in manufacturing for creation the databases. –°onceptDraw PRO is a powerful and effective CAD drawing software for making Mechanic Diagram and Electrical Diagram Architectural Designs. CAD diagrams and designs of any complexity created with ConceptDraw PRO are vector graphic documents, which can be easy converted to a variety of formats (image, HTML, PDF file, MS PowerPoint Presentation, Adobe Flash or MS Visio XML) for further successful using in presentations and reports. Read more