Cisco Packet Tracer Alternatives

    Cisco Packet Tracer is described as 'Packet Tracer is an essential learning tool used in these Cisco Networking Academy courses: IT Essentials, CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNA Security, Intro to Internet of Things (IoT), and Mobility Fundamentals' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are six alternatives to Cisco Packet Tracer for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is GNS3, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cisco Packet Tracer are NetSim (Paid), Dynamips (Free, Open Source), Free SNMP Agent Simulator (Freemium) and Eve-NG (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      GNS3 is a graphical network simulator that allows simulation of complex networks. To provide complete and accurate simulations, GNS3 is strongly linked with: Dynamips, a Cisco IOS emulator. Qemu, a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.
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      GNS3 vs Cisco Packet Tracer opinions
      Almost everyone thinks GNS3 is a great alternative to Cisco Packet Tracer.
      quite similiar to the features of cisco packet tracer
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      GNS3 is Free software (FLOSS)
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      • Windows
      NetSim for CCNP Network Simulator is now updated to support the new ROUTE, SWITCH and TSHOOT technologies. The improved interface of NetSim for CCNP makes completing labs, compiling new labs and designing network topologies easier than ever before. NetSim for CCNP 8.
      NetSim vs Cisco Packet Tracer opinions
      Most users think NetSim is a great alternative to Cisco Packet Tracer.
      Netsim simulates the exact environment of a Router
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Dynamips is an emulator computer program that was written to emulate Cisco routers. It has been created by Christophe Fillot who started his work in August 2005.
    1. Verax SNMP agent simulator allows IT personnel to build virtual, simulated networks of devices without purchasing any additional hardware, for instance for testing purposes.
      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Linux
      The new EVE-NG platform is ready for todays requirements. It allows enterprises, e-learning providers/centres, individuals and group collaborators to create virtual proof of concepts, solutions and training environments.
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    2. Network Design Tool auto-generates the Rack Diagram, Wiring Log Book, 3D view, Bill of Materials and Specification with project costs. You don't have to manually do cost estimations any longer.
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