Network Topology Design
Network Topology Diagrams visualize the telecommunication and computer network topology and layout. They display the arrangement of the various elements of the computer network and how they communicate.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a powerful diagramming and vector drawing software for designing professional looking computer network topology diagrams of any complexity.
The Computer and Networks solution from Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides templates, samples and 40 libraries with 1004 vector objects that make your computer network topology diagramming easy, quick and effective.
Example 1. Network Topology Design
This sample shows the network topology diagram of the devices connection to the Internet. It was designed in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Computer and Networks solution from Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
The diagrams produced with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM are vector graphic documents and are available for reviewing, modifying, and converting to a variety of formats (image, HTML, PDF file, MS PowerPoint Presentation, Adobe Flash or MS Visio).
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This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Computer and Networks solution from Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
This diagram shows the physical network topology. Network topology is the topological structure of the computer network. The physical network topology depicts the placement of the components in the network. It shows the configuration of cables, computers, and other devices.
Picture: Diagram Physical Topologies
Developing a corporate network starts from choosing equipment such as servers or routers. You should choose a topology for your network depending on your needs and budget. Thus, a star topology is cheap to implement, and mesh topology, for instance, is more reliable.
This network diagram illustrates various types of computer network diagrams. Here one can find out the samples of Star, Ring, common Bus and even a rather rare fully connected network topologies. This diverse array of diagrams was created using the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software and its solution designed especially for computer networking: design and documenting. There are more than 2 thousands graphical symbols of network equipment in the solution's vector libraries. You can create a diagram of any type network, containing any equipment and connections - no matter is it the most ancient or the super-modern network
Picture: Network Topology
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
Working with disordered network data can be quite exhausting. Sometimes it's necessary to find a network diagramming software to design Cisco network diagrams that would be easy to use and would be able to export diagrams to various graphic formats. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a great diagramming tool that is able to perform all these tasks easily.
This vector library represents a set of 26 objects depicting the manufacturer - standard equipment of Cisco switches and hubs. This is only a small part of the vector graphic objects of Cisco equipment that comprise the Cisco Network Diagrams solution. In full the ConceptDraw Cisco Network Diagrams solution has 15 libraries, containing more then 500 objects to create a Cisco network diagrams. They can be used by IT specialists and corporative IT divisions, system and network administrators to make the visual documentation of Cisco networks topology.
Picture: Network Diagramming Software for Design. Cisco Network Diagrams
In general, you can use any icons to represent network equipment on a diagram. However, there are some icons, for instance, Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols, that are recognizable worldwide. Using those icons you can create Cisco network topology diagrams in minutes and share them anywhere.
The icons depicting Cisco network equipment are recognized and generally applied as standard images for designing network diagrams. They are free to used , but can not be reworked. Cisco network diagrams are created to depict how signals processed on the network equipment and end-user computers and how data transfer through LAN or WLAN between nodes. The vector graphic library of ConceptDraw CISCO Network Diagrams solution includes about 90 icons of Cisco network equipment for designing computer network diagrams with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.
Picture: Cisco Network Topology. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols