Online Network Diagram Tool

Draw a detailed network diagram and map network topology with our network diagram maker

Online Network Diagram Maker

The Easy Choice for Creating Network Diagrams Online

Easy to Use

SmartDraw's network diagram tool lets you visualize the current state of your network and create a plan for the future with built-in templates, automatatic visualization from data, and thousands of ready-made symbols for Cisco, AWS, Azure and generic network shapes including computers, servers, hubs, switches, mainframes, routers and more—many of them so detailed you can count the pins on the connectors.

Start with a network diagram template and easily drag-and-drop the symbols you need. Add shape data to create a rich diagram that can be used in documentation to comply with SOC II, GDPR, and PCI or to help your team troubleshoot issues.

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Easy to Map Your AWS and Azure Automatically

Visualize your existing network infrastructure from Azure or AWS automatically. Import your Amazon Web Services data or connect to your Azure account to generate a network diagram of your architecture automatically. Your team can plan and optimize a new setup easily.

Easy to Import Visio

SmartDraw has best in class Visio® import so you never have to recreate network documentation that already exists. You can import VDX, VSD, and VSDX files and Visio stencils. Once imported, you can continue to edit and modify these diagrams like they were native to SmartDraw.

Easy to Find the Right Symbols

SmartDraw makes it easy to find the right symbol for any type network diagram or topology. You can search for vendor specific routers, switches, hubs, and gateways. You can also find symbols for vendor-neutral shapes for work stations, servers, clients, or peripheral devices. SmartDraw also gives you industry standard symbols for AWS and Azure.

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Easy to Work With Other Apps

SmartDraw is easy to work with no matter what other apps you use. You can add network diagrams to:

  • Microsoft Office®
    • Word®
    • PowerPoint®
    • Excel®
  • Microsoft Teams®
  • Google Workspace
    • Google Docs
    • Google Sheets
  • Atlassian apps
    • Confluence
    • Jira

Easy to Save to Your Existing Storage Solution

SmartDraw works hand in glove with most file storage systems. You can save your network diagrams directly to:

  • SharePoint®
  • OneDrive®
  • Google Drive
  • DropBox®
  • Box®

There is no need to create a parallel set of common folders and permissions, SmartDraw can just save files directly into your existing set up. SmartDraw gives you peace of mind that your team will work in the secure environment of your choice.

Easy to Share

Share your network diagram with anyone using a link, even if they don't own a copy of SmartDraw. You can also easily export any network design as a PDF or common image formats like PNG or SVG.

Easy to Share

Easy to Get Help

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Easy Collaboration

Network diagrams are the foundation for a lot of IT documentation. They are not only necessary for security compliance, but they also help you communicate your set up with stakeholders.

Your IT team will also need to collaborate on network diagrams as they design, build, and troubleshoot your network.

SmartDraw makes it easy to work together on the same diagram and share comments and feedback.

SmartDraw also works where you already communicate with your team. You can collaborate on network diagrams in Microsoft Teams®, Slack or Confluence.

Collaborate on Network Diagrams

Enrich Network Diagrams with Shape Data

Any shape in a SmartDraw network diagram can be assigned a set of fields and values. These show in the data panel and in a tool tip on the shape itself.

This lets you or anyone you share your document with drill down into details about the information the shape represents without having to clutter the shape itself with the same information.

You can also make the colors and other attributes of a shape depend on the values of its data using Data Rules. For example, you can use data rules to change a shape to show high utalization of a component in your AWS set up.

Shape data lets you to use a network diagram as a dashboard or a single source of truth for troubleshooting with your IT team.

Shape Data with Network Diagrams

Network Diagram Examples

SmartDraw comes with a number of built-in networ diagram templates and examples to help you get started.

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