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Star Network Topology

The Computer and Networks solution from Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides examples, templates and vector stencils library with symbols of local area network (LAN) and wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment.
Use it to draw the physical and logical network topology diagrams for wired and wireless computer communication networks.
Create Network Topology Diagram
Create Network Topology Diagram
"Star networks are one of the most common computer network topologies. In its simplest form, a star network consists of one central switch, hub or computer, which act as a conduit to transmit messages. This consists of a central node, to which all other nodes are connected; this central node provides a common connection point for all nodes through a hub. In star topology, every node (computer workstation or any other peripheral) is connected to a central node called a hub or switch. The switch is the server and the peripherals are the clients. Thus, the hub and leaf nodes, and the transmission lines between them, form a graph with the topology of a star." [Star network. Wikipedia]
The computer network diagram example "10Base-T star topology" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Computer and Networks solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Star topology
Star topology, workstation, hub,

Network Topologies

Running your own business or working for some company as IT specialist, one day you definitely face the need of connecting all network and computer devices existing on this enterprise's balance sheet. Especially once this company grows you need more stuff and so elements of network such as laptops, servers, scanners, printers, fax machines, telephones, routers, so you definitely have to make network topology flowchart to arrange it all correctly to connect it with each other. In this case to use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM as a tool to make your topology diagram is the best decision ever! Test how simple it is to use our samples to create your diagrams in a short term! Whether you need to make logical or physical topologies you can always use the service of our software and with help of libraries to design whatever you need. The basic topologies types are: ring, mesh, bus, star, tree or fully connected one, and its examples are there in Solutions waiting for you on this site to use it all. Check it out and enjoy simplicity of using this application right now!
Create Network Topology Diagram
Create Network Topology Diagram

Wireless Network Topology

Wireless network topology — logical topology.
Wireless network topology shows how the computers connect each other when there is no physical connection. The computers communicate each using the wireless devices.

Cisco Switches and Hubs. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols

Cisco switches and hubs deliver the best performance, and often used as network solutions for small businesses, enterprises, data centers. Cisco switches are the core interconnect devices of each computer network. The numerous Cisco switches specifically designed for various applications. Network switches are separated for two types: fixed configuration and modular switches. The fixed configuration switches deprecate swapping or adding another module, and vice versa for modular switch.

Network Hubs

Special libraries of highly detailed, accurate shapes and computer graphics, servers, hubs, switches, printers, mainframes, face plates, routers etc.

Network Glossary Definition

The Network Topology Diagram examples was created using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software with Computer and Networks solution.
Easy to draw network topology diagrams, network mapping and Cisco network topology.
How to Draw a Computer Network
How to Draw a Computer Network
"A bus network is a network topology in which nodes are connected in a daisy chain by a linear sequence of buses. ...
The bus is the data link in a bus network. The bus can only transmit data in one direction, and if any network segment is severed, all network transmission ceases.

A host on a bus network is called a station or workstation. In a bus network, every station receives all network traffic, and the traffic generated by each station has equal transmission priority. Each network segment is, therefore, a collision domain. In order for nodes to transmit on the same cable simultaneously, they use a media access control technology such as carrier sense multiple access (CSMA) or a bus master." [Bus network. Wikipedia]
The bus network topology diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Computer and Networks solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Bus topology
Bus topology, workstation, server, hub, desktop PC, RAID drive,

Cisco WAN. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols

The ConceptDraw vector stencils library Cisco WAN contains equipment symbols for drawing the computer wide area network diagrams.
The vector stencils library "Logical symbols" contains 49 logical symbols for drawing logical network topology diagrams.
"Logical topology, or signal topology, is the arrangement of devices on a computer network and how they communicate with one another. How devices are connected to the network through the actual cables that transmit data, or the physical structure of the network, is called the physical topology. Physical topology defines how the systems are physically connected. It represents the physical layout of the devices on the network. The logical topology defines how the systems communicate across the physical topologies.
Logical topologies are bound to network protocols and describe how data is moved across the network. ... EXAMPLE : twisted pair Ethernet is a logical bus topology in a physical star topology layout. While IBM's token ring is a logical ring topology, it is physically set up in star topology." [Logical topology. Wikipedia]
The icons example "Logical symbols - Vector stencils library" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Computer and Networks solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. solution-park/ computer-and-networks
Coaxial Line Tag
Coaxial  Line Tag, coaxial line tag,
Fiber Optic Line Tag
Fiber Optic Line Tag, fiber optic line tag,
Twisted Pair Line Tag
Twisted Pair Line Tag, twisted pair line tag,
SC2200 Signaling Controller
SC2200 Signaling Controller, SC2200 Signaling Controller,
Bridge, bridge,
Network Management Appliance
Network Management Appliance, network management appliance,
Access Server (Communications Server)
Access Server (Communications Server), access server, communications server,
Terminal Server
Terminal Server, terminal server,
Web Browser
Web Browser , Web browser ,
Security Management, Cisco
Security Management, Cisco, security management, Cisco,
Lock and Key
Lock and Key, lock and key,
Lock, lock,
Key, key,
Relational Database
Relational Database, relational database,
Host, host,
University , university ,
Government building
Government building , government building ,
Home Office
Home Office, home office,
Telecommuter House PC
Telecommuter House PC, telecommuter house PC,
Medium Building, Regular
Medium Building, Regular, building,
Headquarters, Subdued
Headquarters, Subdued, headquarters,
House, Regular
House, Regular, house,
Small Business
Small Business , small business ,
Network Connector
Network Connector,
Dynamic Connector
Dynamic Connector,
Line Connector
Line Connector,
Line-curve Connector
Line-curve Connector,
Bus, bus,
FDDI Ring, FDDI ring,
Peer-to-peer, peer-to-peer,
Token-ring, Token-ring,
Star, star,
Comm-link, Comm-Link,
Curved Bus
Curved Bus, curved bus,
Ethernet, Ethernet,
Speaker, speaker,
Microphone , microphone ,
Router, router,
ATM Router
ATM Router, ATM router,
ISDN Switch
ISDN Switch , ISDN switch ,
ATM Switch
ATM Switch , ATM switch ,
ATM/FastGB Etherswitch
ATM/FastGB Etherswitch, ATM GB Etherswitch, Fast GB Etherswitch,
Workgroup Switch
Workgroup Switch, workgroup switch,
Small Hub
Small Hub, small hub,
100BaseT Hub
100BaseT Hub , 100BaseT hub,

Cisco Network Templates

Cisco has a huge number of enterprise clients in the corporate environment. Therefore many network engineers should draw network diagrams for Cisco hardware.
ConceptDraw has Cisco network diagram templates:

Wireless Mesh Network, Network Organization Chart, Roaming Wireless Local Area Network, Cisco ISG Topology Diagram, Cisco Express Forwarding Sample that facilitates drawing at the initial stage.

However for customizing Cisco network diagrams you can use 13 Libraries like this: Cisco Basic, Cisco Buildings, Cisco IBM, Cisco LAN, Cisco WAN, Cisco Media, Cisco Optical, Cisco People, Cisco Routers, Cisco Security, Cisco Switches&Hub, Cisco Telepresences, etc.

This take great advantage to you for designing Cisco network diagram templates.

Hotel Network Topology

Using the predesigned objects, templates and samples of the Computer and Networks Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM you can create your own professional Computer Network Diagrams quick and easy.
The vector stencils library "Computer network" contains 51 symbols of computer network devices and equipment for drawing computer network diagrams.
"Network Mapping Software.
A number of software tools exist to design computer network diagrams / or generate visual maps of networks, servers, storage, services, data centers, and other peripherals. Broadly, there are two types of software tools - those that help create diagrams manually and those that generate them using automated / semi-automated approaches.
Type of Software.
(1) Manual - allows users to design and draw logical and physical topology diagrams by manually placing icons and connections.
(2) Automated - generate topology diagrams / maps by traversing the network and automatically discovering resident devices or by importing network data." [Comparison of network diagram software. Wikipedia]
ConceptDraw PRO is the software for manual design of computer network diagrams. The solutions of the Computer and Networks area in ConceptDraw Solution Park extend ConceptDraw PRO with vector stencils libraries, templates and examples for creating the computer network diagrams.
The symbols example "Computer network - Vector stencils library" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Computer and Networks solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. solution-park/ computer-and-networks
Laptop, laptop computer,
Desktop computer
Desktop computer, desktop PC,
Firewall, firewall,
Bus, bus,
Ethernet, Ethernet,
Star network
Star network, star,
FDDI Ring, FDDI ring,
Token-ring, Token-ring,
Comm-link, Comm-link,
Modem, modem,
Laser printer
Laser printer, laser printer,
Inkjet printer
Inkjet printer, inkjet printer,
Image scanner
Image scanner, scanner,
City, city,
Ethernet hub
Ethernet hub, hub,
Wireless router
Wireless router, wireless router,
Network switch
Network switch, switch,
iPod Classic
iPod Classic, iPod Classic,
iPhone/ iPod Touch
iPhone/ iPod Touch, iPhone, iPod Touch,
Xserve RAID
Xserve RAID, Xserve RAID,
XServe, XServe,
Apple Thunderbolt Display
Apple Thunderbolt Display, Apple display,
Data store
Data store, data,
Mac Pro
Mac Pro, Mac Pro,
iMac, iMac desktop,
RAID, RAID drive,
Mainframe, mainframe,
Rack-mountable server
Rack-mountable server, server,
Server, server,
Cloud, cloud,
Computer monitor
Computer monitor, monitor,
Workstation, workstation,
Router, router,
IP Phone
IP Phone, IP phone,
Fax, fax,
Mobile phone
Mobile phone, cell phone,
Smartphone, smartphone,
Compact Disk
Compact Disk, compact disk,
Mouse, mouse,
Apple Wireless Mouse
Apple Wireless Mouse, Apple wireless mouse,
Computer keyboard
Computer keyboard, keyboard,
Apple Keyboard
Apple Keyboard, Apple keyboard,
Radio tower
Radio tower, radio tower,
Satellite dish
Satellite dish, satellite dish,
Satellite, satellite,
Webcam, webcam,
AirPort Extreme
AirPort Extreme, AirPort Extreme,
Airport Express
Airport Express, Airport Express,
MacBook, MacBook,
iPhone 4
iPhone 4, iPhone 4,
"Satellite Internet access is Internet access provided through communications satellites. ...
Satellite Internet generally relies on three primary components: a satellite in geostationary orbit (sometimes referred to as a geosynchronous Earth orbit, or GEO), a number of ground stations known as gateways that relay Internet data to and from the satellite via radio waves (microwave), and a VSAT (very-small-aperture terminal) dish antenna with a transceiver, located at the subscriber's premises. Other components of a satellite Internet system include a modem at the user end which links the user's network with the transceiver, and a centralized network operations center (NOC) for monitoring the entire system. Working in concert with a broadband gateway, the satellite operates a Star network topology where all network communication passes through the network's hub processor, which is at the center of the star. With this configuration, the number of remote VSATs that can be connected to the hub is virtually limitless." [Satellite Internet access. Wikipedia]
This satellite telecom network diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Telecommunication Network Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Satellite telecom network diagram
Satellite telecom network diagram, satellite dish, satellite, PC, Internet, cloud,

Physical network. Computer and Network Examples

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.