Cisco’s broad range of routing, switching and security technologies remains a popular choice with organizations seeking to interconnect their business systems, critical services, and client connectivity. This is reflected in the growing demand for Cisco-competent engineers and the rise in salary levels for candidates who can offer Cisco networking skills.

Lab hits in 2020

Installing, configuring and maintaining Cisco live labs for in-house training purposes is time consuming, resource intensive and costly – making it beyond reach for the majority of businesses, schools and colleges.

Instead, students, employees – and others looking to extend their practical understanding of Cisco technologies – turn to our experiential Cisco Practice Lab Environment to hone their hands-on Cisco networking, security and troubleshooting skills.

Working on live Cisco equipment, users can freestyle within our Cisco Practice Labs or opt to follow comprehensive lab guides, aligned with Cisco training course content. Our Cisco Exam Preps offer a valuable way for users to review and confirm their readiness for testing prior to committing to the expense of Cisco certification.

Our Cisco Practice Lab and Exam Prep titles include

Lab Exam Prep Retired
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Lab Lab available
Exam Prep Exam Prep available
Retired Title retired but still available

Whenever Cisco retires certifications, we keep the associated Practice Labs and Exam Preps active for customers still requiring access to those titles. In addition, title learning material is aligned to vendor exams, but not produced in collaboration with the vendor.

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The Cisco Practice Lab environment

Our Cisco Practice Lab Environment consists of pre-configured real Cisco hardware, hosted in the cloud and available via a web browser or integrated into a learning management system (LMS). Accompanying lab guides are available to step users through multiple exercises and tasks or, alternatively, individual or multi Cisco devices (as shown in the centre panel in the image above) can be fired up as required to recreate a sandbox-style environment for freestyle experimentation.