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Cisco CCNA Network Simulator (CCNA Self-Study, 640-801)


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  • Copyright 2005
  • Dimensions: Special (all other)
  • Pages: 12
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-58720-131-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-131-8

Please note - this product is out of date and no longer available. The new replacement simluator is the Pearson CCNA 640-802 Network Simulator, ISBN 1587202166.

Description of the old product:

Router simulation software for hands-on CCNA 640-801 skills enhancement

  • Design a network with up to 200 routers and switches
  • Choose from 45 different router and switch models
  • Learn from more than 100 CCNA labs

Cisco CCNA Network Simulator helps you develop and practice hands-on skills without the investment in expensive lab hardware. This simulator software, reviewed by six CCIE® engineers, allows you to

  • Design networks with the drag-and-drop Boson Network Designer that simulates up to 200 devices using 45 different device models–all with no upgrade required.
  • Practice your networking skills with more than 100 structured labs, including 37 standalone labs, 20 sequential labs, 26 scenario labs, and 22 advanced labs.
  • Experience actual network device response as each simulated routing and switching protocol maintains its own routing and bridging table for true-to-life routing and switching simulation.
  • Reinforce your knowledge with excerpts from the best-selling CCNA INTRO and ICND Exam Certification Guides by Wendell Odom.

To find out more about instructor-led, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit

Cisco CCNA Network Simulator Closest Competitor
Number of Included Labs 105 84
Lab Grading Function yes no
Integrated Program Tutorial yes no
Add Your Own Labs to the Lab Menu System yes no
Load/Save Entire Network Snapshot with Configs yes no
Load/Save Individual Router/Switch Device Configs yes yes
Load Real Router/Switch Device Configs yes no
Telnet to a Device with Any Standard Telnet Program yes no
Telnet to a Device Using Simulated Terminal Server yes no
Different Device Models for Making Custom Network 45 4
Total Simultaneous Devices in the Same Network 200 13

Router Simulator engine and Network Designer both support 45 different Cisco device models, including the following families of routers and switches:

Cisco 800 Series Routers
Cisco 1000 Series Routers
Cisco 1600 Series Routers
Cisco 1700 Series Routers
Cisco 2500 Series Routers
Cisco 2600 Series Routers
Cisco 3600 Series Routers
Cisco 4500 Series Routers
Cisco 1900 Series Switches
Cisco 2950 Series Switches
Slot-Based Devices with Capability to Change Modules
Hosts with Friendly CLI and Integrated Help

Minimum Software Requirements:

  • IBM-PC 100% Compatible at 500 MHz or faster
  • Windows® 98 or Me with 64 MB RAM
  • Windows 2000® or XP with 128 MB RAM
  • NOT supported: Windows 95, NT, or Server
  • CD-ROM disk drive 4x or faster
  • 100 MB of free disk space
  • TCP/IP installed
  • Adobe® Acrobat® Reader version 5.0 or higher
  • Internet Explorer version 6.0 or higher
  • Video card capable of 800x600 resolution with 8-bit (256) colors
  • Internet access for immediate registration

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