Network Topology Diagrams
Drawing any of numerous networks topology diagrams, such as
- Star Network Topology,
- Bus Topology Diagram,
- Common Network Topologies,
- Fully Connected Network Topologies,
- Ring Network Topologies,
- Mesh Network Topologies
or some other, seems to be like a complicated thing, but once you have ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software which allows to create any of mentioned above diagrams, as well as charts, flowcharts, schemes and plans using the stencil libraries with lots of design elements and many pre-made templates of such charts, flowcharts and schemes, we can ensure you that it is all possible to do in a very short time always relying upon our online support team. Download our application and use 30+ examples and 10+ templates for drawing the Network Topology and many other diagrams having professional result as if you had experience of making them for many years, not even ever created a single one. 2 000 pre-designed network elements are there in our libraries for your 24/7 use.
Sample 1. Network Topology Diagram — Common Network Topologies
This network topology diagram sample is created using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software enhanced with Active Directory Diagrams Solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park which provides examples, templates and 4 libraries of symbols for network topology diagrams.
Use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM program with of Active Directory Diagrams Solution as tools to draw professional-looking network topology diagrams quickly and easily.
The network topology diagrams designed with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM are vector graphic documents and are available for reviewing, modifying, converting to a variety of formats (image, HTML, PDF file, MS PowerPoint Presentation, Adobe Flash or MS Visio), printing and send via e-mail in one moment.
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ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software provides the Telecommunication Network Diagrams Solution from the Computer and Networks Area for quick and easy drawing the Telecommunications Networks.
Picture: Telecommunications Networks
Nodes of any computer network are somehow organized in a hierarchy or a layout. Some of the common layouts like star network topology are more reliable and some like ring topology withstand high loads better. It is also important to distinguish logical topologies from physical.
This diagram represents a typical view of the star network topology. The star network topology is one of the most frequently used network topologies in the majority of office and home networks. It is very popular because of its low cost and the easy maintenance. The plus of the star network topology is that if one computer on the local network is downed, this means that only the failed computer can not send or receive data. The other part of the network works normally. The minus of using star network topology is that all computers are connected to a single point-switch, or hub. Thus, if this equipment goes down, the whole local network comes down.
Picture: Star Network Topology
Planning a computer network can be a challenge for a junior specialist. However, knowing how to draw a computer network diagrams isn’t a rocket science anymore. There are a lot of special software for creating such diagrams with predesigned templates and examples.
The core for Network Fault Tolerance System presented here, is the equipment of Cisco. You can see here the certified Cisco equipment icons. Generally, ConceptDraw DIAGRAM libraries contain more than half of a thousand objects representing the standardized images of Cisco equipment. ConceptDraw solution for network diagramming is a great network diagramming tool for any level skills - from students to network guru.
Picture: How to Draw a Computer Network Diagrams
When designing a network, it is important to take into account the hierarchy of network devices. When you have a root device you should consider a tree network topology that might have any number of lower levels as you might need. This technology is based on star and bus network topologies.
This is a schematic representation of a Tree computer network topology. A tree topology means that some star networks are linked together. A star network is a topology of the local network where a central workstation is connected with each end-user computer or peripherals. A tree structure means that, the central nodes of these star networks are linked to a main cable (the Bus topology). So, a Tree network topology is a few Star networks connected into a Bus topology. This scheme can be applied to draw the particular physical or logical network diagrams using the ConceptDraw Computer and Networks solution.
Picture: Tree Network Topology Diagram
There are several basic topologies including bus, star, point-to-point, ring and a hybrid. Two computers can form a fully connected network topology, and as the number of network nodes increases, the network diagram gets more complicated. This type of topology is also called a full mesh.
This is a visual example of a computer network built using a mesh topology. This diagram presents the schematic structure of the full mesh network topology. A common mesh network topology means that each network device is connected with several points in the network, so if the one node of the network goes down, it does not cause an issue with an operability of the entire computer network. In a full mesh network topology, every computer or device in the network is interconnected with each of the other devices in the network.
Picture: Fully Connected Network Topology Diagram
Every corporate network is unique, though there are guidelines and best practices in developing networks. As it is quite difficult to implement a pure topology within a company, using a hybrid network topology is considered a better solution. As a rule, such network assembles advantages and features of source topologies.
This diagram is an example of the Hybrid network. This type of network topology means a conjunction of other network topologies. Such as star-bus, ring-mesh topologies, etc. It should be obviously diverse networks. The final computer network inherits both advantages and disadvantages of its ingredients. Using the ConceptDraw Computer and Networks solution including vector graphic libraries and templates one can develop professional custom network diagrams of any topology and complexity.
Picture: Hybrid Network Topology
UML Component Diagram Online Shopping. This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the UML Component Diagram library of the Rapid UML Solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
This sample shows the concept of the online shopping and is used for the understanding of the online shopping processes, of the online shops working processes, for projection and creating of the online stores.
Picture: UML Component Diagram Example - Online Shopping
Creating a detailed network plan can cause a lot of headache to an unexperienced user. And it is worth mentioning that ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a decent tool for creating a network diagram, a tool that is easy-to-use. To get an accurate diagram use the vector shapes from the special libraries that represent workstations, network appliances, wiring systems and connect them with smart-connectors, just as simple as that.
This communication network diagram displays the way different components of a computer network communicate with each other. When representing network information, such as depicting all the equipment in a large network, it is helpful to make visual representation. Network diagram provides an easy way to show the way the connections between an equipment in a large network. This diagram of a communication network depicts a network composed of three sub-networks. It uses a network equipment symbols to represent the different devices that make up a network communication including routers, Ethernet devices and end-point equipment.
Picture: ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Network Diagram Tool
A layout is a way that furniture is arranged in some place. It’s not difficult to develop a store layout using software with tons of templates and libraries with vector shapes of furniture, doors, walls etc. Create a plan in five minutes and have more time to implement it.
Designing the floor plan for a new store is very important step for a small business. Well thought out and well-done floor plan is the foundation of the store layout. It should provide a basis through which to make out and organize everything else. Sometimes a small stores have a small floor space, so well thought out arrangement of furniture and commercial equipment is crucial to the success of the business. By using the ConceptDraw Floor Plans solution you can make a floor plan for your store quickly and effortlessly.
Picture: Store Layout Software
Physical network represents the computer network topology that includes the computer devices, location and cable installation. Physical network includes the actual nodes, segments and hosts.
This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park and shows the Physical star network.
Picture: Physical network. Computer and Network Examples