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Trying to find more network symbols beyond the usual swtich, router, etc.  More for WAN type of equipment: modem, multiplexer, patch/panel, distribution frame, T-1, etc.  Any ideas or suggestions?
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Hi ZB,

There are lots of resources available for Visio network shapes, both free and paid. This article talks about Visio Cafe, which is a great source of free stuff, and the article includes a large listing of the actual shapes on offer.

Need Network Shapes? Fill Your Cup at the Visio Cafe!
http://www.visguy.com/2009/06/21/need-network-shapes-fill-your-cup-at-the-visio-cafe/

ShapeSource also has a bunch of network equipment shapes, many of which are free. Check out: http://www.shapesource.com/Scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=51

My site also has a listing of network shape links (albeit poorly formatted). Scroll down near the bottom and look for the heading "Visio Shapes Links" or search the page for "Visio Shapes - Network" to find the network-specific links:

Visio Guy - Shape Links
http://www.visguy.com/visio-links/shapes/

You might also find this page interesting:

Visio Guy - Network category
http://www.visguy.com/category/visio-content/shapes/network/
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