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Star Network Topology

Star Network Topology

Star is a basic computer network topology in which all nodes (computers and peripheral devices) of the network are connected to the central hub or switch with a point-to-point connection, forming a physical network segment. Such network segment can function separately or as a part of complex network topology. The switch is a server, the peripherals are the clients. The large workload and functions of network management are entrusted on the central computer, all information exchange goes through it, so it must to be obligatory the most powerful. The star network topology is a simple topology for design and implementation. Its advantages are high performance, flexible administration capabilities, simplicity of adding additional nodes and search of faults, the fact that a failure of one workstation doesn't affect the work of entire network. But the failure of central hub will result the failure of whole network or network segment - it's the main disadvantage. Use the ConceptDraw PRO with Computer and Networks solution to designing Star Network Topology Diagrams fast and easy. Read more
Create Network Topology Diagram
Create Network Topology Diagram

Cisco Network Design. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils, symbols and design elements

Cisco is the largest company, which specializes in the field of high technologies, develops and sells network equipment mainly for the large organizations and telecommunication companies. Cisco produces wide variety of devices and equipment, such as routers, switches, gateways, servers, network security devices (firewalls, VPN, IDs, etc.), ATM switches, cable modems and DSL equipment, access points Wi-Fi, products for IP telephony, etc. The first commercially successful multi-protocol router, which enabled for previously incompatible computers to communicate between themselves, is also developed by Cisco company. Cisco is a generally accepted standard, which uses globally recognized Cisco icons for all produced Cisco equipment. ConceptDraw PRO software extended with Cisco Network Diagrams solution from Computer and Network area contains a lot of predesigned Cisco network design elements for professional drawing Cisco network diagrams, visualization computer network topologies, equipment connections and arrangement. Read more

Network Diagram Software (PRO)

Network Diagrams are used to visually represent the network architecture, to illustrate the network structure, how the computers and other elements of the network are connected each other using a variety of network symbols, clipart and connection lines. They are incredibly useful on the stages of projecting computer network, of its construction and exploitation. Professionally designed and accurate Network Diagrams are equally convenient for computer engineers and users. You can construct them by hand on the paper or use special network diagramming software, such as ConceptDraw PRO. Having at disposal the powerful network diagramming tools of Computer Network Diagrams solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park, you can succeed in drawing various types of Computer Network Diagrams, among them Network Communication Plans, Logical Network Diagrams, Network Topology Diagrams, LAN and WAN Diagrams, Network Floor Plan Layouts, Computer Network System Diagrams, Web-based Network Diagrams, Wireless Network Diagrams, Cisco Network Diagram, and others. Read more

Hybrid Network Topology

A network topology is the topological structure or the arrangement of different elements of computer network. There are several basic types of network topologies, such as star, ring, bus, mesh. But the most popular is a combination of two or more diverse basic network topologies, which is known as hybrid network topology. The examples of hybrid topology are: star-bus, star-ring topologies, etc. Each resulting hybrid topology has its own features, advantages and limitations of its components. Hybrid network topologies are more flexible, reliable, and have increased fault tolerance, the faults in them can be easily diagnosed and corrected, new nodes can be easily added. But at the same time hybrid topologies often are sufficiently expensive and difficult for managing. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software supplied with the tools of Computer Network Diagrams solution from Computer and Networks area is perfect for schematic description various types of computer network topologies and easy designing Hybrid network topology diagrams. Read more

Network Drawing Software

ConceptDraw Network Drawing Software - Network design software for network drawings with abundant examples and templates. Create computer network designs, diagrams and schematics using ConceptDraw. Read more

Storage area networks (SAN). Computer and Network Examples

A Storage area network (SAN) is a dedicated network that provides access to data storage and operations only on the block level. SAN usually has own network of storage devices/elements and disk arrays that are connected with each other and to a remote data-sharing network. SANs are widely used for enhancing the storage devices (optical jukeboxes, disk arrays, tape libraries) that are accessible for networked servers. This example was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. It shows the hybrid of Storage area network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) technologies. Read more

Cisco networking, Cisco network icons, Cisco icon Cisco Network Diagrams

Cisco networking, Cisco network icons, Cisco icon
Cisco Network Diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw PRO with the best characteristics of network diagramming software. Included samples, templates and libraries of built-in standardized vector Cisco network icons and Cisco symbols of computers, network devices, network appliances and other Cisco network equipment will help network engineers, network designers, network and system administrators, as well as other IT professionals and corporate IT departments to diagram efficiently the network infrastructure, to visualize computer networks topologies, to design Cisco computer networks, and to create professional-looking Cisco Computer network diagrams, Cisco network designs and schematics, Network maps, and Network topology diagrams in minutes. Read more

Cisco Network Topology

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. Read more

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Computer Network Diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with samples, templates and libraries of vector icons and objects of computer network devices and network components to help you create professional-looking Computer Network Diagrams, to plan simple home networks and complex computer network configurations for large buildings, to represent their schemes in a comprehensible graphical view, to document computer networks configurations, to depict the interactions between network's components, the used protocols and topologies, to represent physical and logical network structures, to compare visually different topologies and to depict their combinations, to represent in details the network structure with help of schemes, to study and analyze the network configurations, to communicate effectively to engineers, stakeholders and end-users, to track network working and troubleshoot, if necessary. Read more

Complete Network Topology

This sample was created in ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software using the Computer and Networks solution from Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. A complete (fully connected) topology is a network topology in which there is a direct link between all pairs of nodes. In a fully connected network with n nodes, there are n(n-1)/2 direct links. Networks designed with this topology are usually very expensive to set up, but provide a high degree of reliability due to the multiple paths for data that are provided by the large number of redundant links between nodes. Read more

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computer networks
The solutions from Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park collect samples, templates and vector stencils libraries for drawing computer and network diagrams, schemes and technical drawings. Read more

Network Diagramming with ConceptDraw PRO

At the moment computer networks are widespread, various types of computer networks are constructed around the world, operate and interact with each other. There are many kinds of computer networks that differ in the transmission medium, in communications protocols, in size, topology, organizational intent, and also in territorial basis. There are popular such types of computer networks as Global Area Network (GAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), Local Area Network (LAN). ConceptDraw PRO is a powerful network diagramming software, perfect for software engineers, software designers and software developers who need to draw Computer Network diagrams, designs, schematics, and network maps in no time. The pre-drawn shapes representing computers, network devices and smart connectors offered by ConceptDraw solutions help to create the accurate diagrams and documentation, represent computer network topologies and designs, depict Computer network architectures, logical, physical, cable networks, and vehicular networks. Read more

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The Network Security Diagrams solution presents a large collection of predesigned cybersecurity vector stencils, cliparts, shapes, icons and connectors to help you succeed in designing professional and accurate Network Security Diagrams, Network Security Infographics to share knowledge about effective ways of networks protection with help of software and network security devices of different cyber security degrees, Network Plans for secure wireless network, Computer Security Diagrams to visually tell about amazing possibilities of IT security solutions. The samples and examples reflect the power of ConceptDraw PRO software in drawing Network Security Diagrams, give the representation about variety of existing types of attacks and threats, help to realize their seriousness and the methods to deal with them. Read more

Network Diagram Software Enterprise Private Network

ConceptDraw - Perfect Network Diagramming Software with abundant examples and templates. ConceptDraw Network Diagram is ideal for network engineers and network designers who need to draw Enterprise Private Network diagrams. Read more