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Boson NetSim for CCENT 8.0

About This Network Simulator:

Exam Numbers: 640-822
Exam Name: ICND1 (Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1)
Certifications: CCENT
Author: Boson

CCENT Network Simulator & Router Simulator

CCENT Network Simulator & Router SimulatorNetSim Network Simulator® for CCENT 8.0 software includes technologies for the Cisco® 640-822 exam. The 640-822 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1®) exam is associated with the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT®) certification and a first step in achieving the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) certification.

Individuals preparing for the CCENT and CCNA exams should consider NetSim for CCNA, as it contains the NetSim labs for both certifications.

Important Upgrade Information!
If you plan to study for the new 100-101 ICND1 certification exam; you should purchase NetSim for CCENT (100-101) 9.0. At this time, if you choose to purchase the NetSim for CCENT (640-822) 8 version you will be eligible for an upgrade discount; however, it will not be a free upgrade to the NetSim for CCENT (100-101) 9.0 version.

NetSim Network Simulator for CCENT 8.0 software is the most powerful and versatile Cisco network simulation product available for IT professionals seeking CCENT certification. The Boson Router Simulator® software and Boson Virtual Packet Technology engine set NetSim apart because this technology actually simulates the network traffic of a real network in a simulated network that you can design yourself.

NetSim 8.0 contains a new and improved interface that makes completing labs, compiling new labs and designing network topologies easier than ever before. The network topology, device consoles and lab instructions can share the screen in NetSim 8.0 with easy-to-use panes. NetSim 8.0 also supports multiple monitors.

NetSim 8.0 minimum requirements – NetSim requires one of the following Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP.

Additional Resources

NetSim 8.0 User Manual. (Best viewed when using Acrobat viewer.)
How to compile a lab using NetSim 8.0. (PDF)

NetSim for CCENT 8.0 Enhancements

  • Vastly improved user interface
  • External lab document viewer enables the use of multiple monitors
  • Telnet mode enables the user to open a separate Telnet session for each device in the simulated topology
See a full list of supported technologies.

Boson NetSim 8.0 CCENT Network Simulator Offers:

  • Hands-on experience without the hardware
  • A Network Designer that supports 42 routers and 6 switches*
  • Up to 200 devices per network
  • Virtual Packet Technology: software-created packets that are routed and switched through the simulated network
  • The ability to populate the WAN slots with a broad range of Network Modules
  • A Telnet mode that allows you to configure devices in the simulated topology using the Windows Telnet program
  • The functionality of a full rack of equipment on your laptop
  • Automatic lab-grading capability
  • The ability to load and save your network configurations
  • The ability to paste real router configurations into the devices
  • The ability to configure your own ISDN and Frame Relay switch mappings
  • The benefit of connecting your devices over simulated WANs without expensive ISP gear
  • Support for IPv6 addressing

NetSim for CCENT 8.0 Devices

  • 42 Routers (Cisco devices)
  • 6 Switches* (Cisco devices)
  • 5 PCs: TFTP, Traffic generator, AAA Server, VPN Client, workstation
  • 48 total Cisco devices
  • 54 total devices

*3550 switches can be added to a CCENT or CCNA custom topology. However, the commands needed to configure a 3550 switch are only supported in NetSim for CCNP 8.0.

The NetSim Network Simulator for CCENT 8.0 product contains ICND1/CCENT-specific lab exercises that cover the skill set you will need to prepare for your ICND1/CCENT exam.

If you are preparing for CCNA certification, then you should consider the Boson NetSim Network Simulator for CCNA 8.0, which includes all the CCNA-level labs.

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Boson NetSim for CCNA 8.0 (640-802)
Boson NetSim for CCNP 8.0

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