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Overlay networks.
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An Overlay network is a computer network that is built on the top of another network. The nodes of the overlay network are connected by virtual or logical links. Overlay networks are widely used in telecommunication. They also allow to improve Internet routing.

The overlay networks are sufficiently complex. They consist of the logical layers that are built and operated by different entities with general concerns. This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park and shows the Overlay network broken up into the logical layers.

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Example 1. Overlay networks.

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Using the solutions of the Computer and Networks Area for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM with wide set of ready-to-use predesigned vector stencils and examples you can design anyone overlay networks quick and easy.

The diagrams created 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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