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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Visio Network Stencils

       As a network engineer more than 10 years, there will be a number of different times that a network diagram will be used to offer a layout of how the network is constructed and connected together. The knowledge of how to create and interpret these diagrams is vital in a number of different circumstances. This blog is intended to be a primer on cisco network diagrams, what the Cisco symbols are, how to download the Cisco Visio Stencils and how show the example of the network diagram.


       There are certainly a number of different things that a new network engineer needs to learn before being considered experienced. One of the most underrated skills is the ability to both create and understand network diagrams. As a network engineer, there will be a number of different times that a network diagram will be used to offer a layout of how the network is constructed and connected together. The knowledge of how to create and interpret these diagrams is vital in a number of different circumstances.


       Benefit of the network diagramming that is one way of graphically representing tasks in a project in a way which is easy for the managers and the team members to understand easily Representing Activities in terms of a network diagram.  Cisco SymbolizationCisco uses its own brand of networking symbols. Since Cisco has a large Internet presence and designs a broad variety of network devices, its list of symbols ("Network Topology Icons") is exhaustive. As of July 19, 2011 this list can be found at
So here are the example of a networking diagram I made with the Visio program about Data Center High Level Design Diagram



       These are really useful for impressing the management with fancy network diagrams!...There are lots of Visio stencils of Cisco devices available to download here:
Cisco Visio Stencils
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/prod_cat_visios.html

5 comments:

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Thanks for this. I have been searching in vein.

Thanks for the stencils. I cant use visio, simply cannot afford it. Since I use a visio alternative software called creately. However somehow I can import these templates to creately and work on. Thanks alot!

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