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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Functional modeling allows to make complex business processes simple. One of the basic methods is IDEF0 and one of the most effective also. To create a business model, use flowchart symbols.
The IDEF0 library, supplied with ConceptDraw IDEF0 Diagrams solution contains 18 IDEF0 basic notation symbols. All symbols are the vector graphic images what means, that one can customize their size preserving the stable quality. Another library of IDEF0 symbols can be find out in the the Business Process Diagrams solution, included to the Business Processes section of ConceptDraw Solution Park. These libraries composed from just vector objects and are totally compatible. You can apply the IDEF0 symbols from both libraries at your flowcharts, if needed.
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ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Food Court solution from the Food and Beverage area of ConceptDraw Solution Park perfectly suits for fruit art design and easy drawing attractive food and beverage illustrations.
Draw Cisco Network Topology and Cisco Computer Network Diagrams, Designs, Schematics, and Network Maps using ConceptDraw in no Time!
Cisco Network Diagrams solution also provides 15 libraries of 508 Cisco symbols for network components and points, LAN and WAN, schematic and wiring drawings.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is the best software for illustration the network topologies. It's very easy and quickly to design the network topology diagrams of any kinds and complexity in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Computer and Networks solution from Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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This drawing depicts the network topology of the sample web studio. This is a physical type of network diagram. It is depicting the network, end-user equipment and connections between them. The given network has combined the both star and mesh network topology features. This diagram is a tool of network administrator. it delivers the actual information on location of servers, hubs, switches, routers, and other telecommunication equipment. The collection of network related symbols provided with ConceptDraw Network Diagrams solution represents the entire network components. All Symbols are standard. Therefore, network specialists can effortlessly decrypt this diagram.
The Internet is a giant computer network which connects computers all over the world. It is integral part of human society and business. But the serious question for network engineers, designers, lawmakers and enforcers is the need for protect the Internet networks from the Internet crimes, hacking and attacks. There are quite a number of hardware, software and physical methods of protection against them.
The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the tools of Network Security Diagrams Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software. They show protection networks with Firewalls and other network security devices.
When talking about engineering, one should define all the terms used, so anybody could understand the topic. Typical network glossary contains definitions of numerous network appliances, types of networks and cable systems. The understanding of basic is crucial for server management, network administration and investigating problems.
The network glossary defines terms related to networking and communications. The most of glossary items has their visual representation in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM libraries of the Computer Network Diagrams solution. This illustration presents a local area network (LAN) diagram. It designed to show the way the interaction of network devices in a local network. The diagram uses a library containing symbols of network equipment, connections and the end-point devices such as network printer, hubs, server, modem and finally computers (PC, mac, laptop). This diagram depicts a physical LAN topology.
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Design of Onion Diagrams and Stakeholder Onions Diagrams is a complex process, but ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software makes it easier thanks to the Stakeholder Onion Diagrams Solution from the Management Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park, and the set of included libraries and Onion Diagram templates.