Network Diagrams are an important tool which gives you a clear picture of your network topology connections and processes. It often helps you see the drawbacks in your infrastructure and realize how you can fix it. If you have accurate schema of your network and its connections at hand, you are ready to find a quick solution when the issues come up.
Network Topology in communication networks helps understand how the network is arranged, with all its nodes and connecting lines. The network geometry can be described via the physical topology or the logical topology.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Computer Network Diagrams Solution from the Computer and Networks Area offers extensive drawing tools which make it a powerful Network Topology Mapper.
Computer Network Diagrams Solution offers a variety of predesigned templates and samples and 8 libraries with numerous ready-to-use vector objects, which will help create network topology diagrams of any complexity in minutes.
How To Create Network Topology Diagram
ConceptDraw can be used both for business diagrams and drawing and for creating network diagrams. The detailed menu and icon layout make the tool easy to use. Its Drag-n-Drop functionality requires very little training to learn the basics of its software and use it regularly. You can now create custom objects or shapes and save them in the Library for future usage.
Launch ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
Set a page orientation: File – Page Setup – Horizontal Orientation – Ok.
In the Computer Network Diagrams Solution open the libraries containing the necessary shapes:
At the Network hardware library drag a NETGEAR Fast Ethernet hub object.Rename it “Hub”.
Holding down the Option key (ALT), copy the object. Place the copies on the page.
Drag a Workstation object from the Computer network library.
Holding down the Option key (ALT), copy the object. Place the copies on the page.
Use Direct Connector from the Toolbar.
Open Inspectors – Line tab. Set the endpoints.
Choose the connector’s color.
Connect all the objects on the page in a required direction.
From the File menu open the Document Properties – Page Size – Adjust to Drawing Contents – Ok.
Using Cmd+A, select all the objects.
Open Inspectors – Text tab. Select the font and the Text size. Change the Text color.
Using the yellow diamond around the text box, move it to the right place.
Save your document via the File menu – Save or Save As.
Choose Export in the File menu to export your document to different formats.
You can import/export Visio files and change them according to your needs.
Your drawing is ready!
The ConceptDraw DIAGRAM offers over 70 templates and thousands of shapes, including IT focused elements that represent Network Security, Azure Architecture, AWS Architecture, Cloud Computing, Cisco Network, Wireless Networks, Vehicular Networking, Telecommunication Network, Active Directory components, as well as detailed network components and network appliances and routes.
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The following features make ConceptDraw DIAGRAM the best Network Topology Mapper:
You don't need to be an artist to draw professional looking diagrams in a few minutes.
Large quantity of ready-to-use vector objects makes your drawing diagrams quick and easy.
Great number of predesigned templates and samples give you the good start for your own diagrams.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides you the possibility to use the grid, rules and guides. You can easily rotate, group, align, arrange the objects, use different fonts and colors to make your diagram exceptionally looking.
All ConceptDraw DIAGRAM documents are vector graphic files and are available for reviewing, modifying, and converting to a variety of formats: image, HTML, PDF file, MS PowerPoint Presentation, Adobe Flash, MS Visio.
Using ConceptDraw STORE you can navigate through ConceptDraw Solution Park, managing downloads and updates. You can access libraries, templates and samples directly from the ConceptDraw STORE.
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Picture: UML Component Diagram Example - Online Shopping
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Picture: Local area network (LAN). Computer and Network Examples
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The Cisco Network Diagrams Solution contains 14 libraries with 450 ready-to-use predesigned vector objects.
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Picture: Software and Database Design with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
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