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Boson NetSim for CCNA 8.0 (640-802)

About This Network Simulator:

Exam Numbers: 640-802, 640-816, 640-822
Certifications: CCENT, CCNA
Author: Boson

CCNA (640-802) Network Simulator & Router Simulator

CCNA Network Simulator | Router 
SimulatorThe 640-802 Cisco® Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) composite exam is associated with the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification.

NetSim for CCNA also contains all of the NetSim for CCENT labs, which makes it a great value for individuals studying for the CCENT and CCNA certification exams.

Important Upgrade Information!
If you plan to study for the new 100-101 ICND1, 200-101 ICND2 and 200-120 CCNA certification exams; you should purchase NetSim for CCNA (200-120) 9.0. At this time, if you choose to purchase the NetSim for CCNA (640-802) 8.0 version you will be eligible for an upgrade discount; however, it will not be a free upgrade to the NetSim for CCNA (200-120) 9.0 version.

The Boson NetSim Network Simulator for CCNA 8.0 is the most powerful and versatile Cisco network simulation software available for IT professionals seeking CCNA certification. NetSim's Virtual Packet Technology sets it apart because it actually simulates the network traffic of a real network in a simulated network that you can design yourself.

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 (PDF)
How to compile a lab using NetSim 8.0 (PDF)

NetSim for CCNA 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
  • Improved EIGRP – less processor intensive
See a full list of supported technologies.

Boson NetSim for CCNA 8.0 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 CCNA 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 8.0 for CCNP.

The NetSim Network Simulator for CCNA 8.0 product contains CCNA-specific lab exercises that cover the skill set you will need to prepare for your CCNA 640-802 exam.

If you are planning to achieve your CCNP certification, then you should consider the Boson NetSim for CCNP 9.0, which includes all the CCNA and CCNP-level labs plus CCNP-level functionality. See our Network Simulator page for a feature comparison.

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Boson NetSim for CCENT 8.0
Boson NetSim for CCNP 8.0

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