This Content Component encountered an error
Q

Equipment to study for CCNA?

I want to begin studying for my CCNA but am not sure what to use. I have two Cisco 2500 series routers, a Cisco 10/100 hub and a HP 10/100 hub. What else do I need to really get a grasp on the material? Should I get Routersim 3.0?
According to Wendell Odom's excellent Cisco Press book: "Cisco CCNA Exam #640-607 Certification Guide" (ISBN: 1-58720-055-4) the exam engine that Cisco now uses for that test "will simulate routers and switches." He also provides an equipment list that is pretty exhaustive to work your way through his exercises, as follows (on pp 825-6). My guess is that these also represent what you'd need to put together a suitable lab of your own, and also therefore represent capabilities you'd look for in a simulator or virtual lab provider.
This was last published in May 2002

Dig Deeper on Networking Certs and Careers

PRO+

Content

Find more PRO+ content and other member only offers, here.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchSDN

SearchEnterpriseWAN

SearchUnifiedCommunications

SearchMobileComputing

SearchDataCenter

SearchITChannel

Close