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Jul 15 2015   9:13PM GMT

Cisco releases Cisco Packet Tracer for an iPhone and iPad

Yasir Irfan Yasir Irfan Profile: Yasir Irfan

CCNA Security
Packet Tracer

When it comes to CCNA Routing & Switching or even CCNA Security Cisco Packet Tracer proves to be very handy. This tool is widely used by Cisco Networking Academy students. Packet Tracer provides simulation, visualization, authoring, assessment, and collaboration capabilities and facilitates the teaching and learning of complex technology concepts.

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The good news is now Packet Tracers is available on iPhone and iPad running iOS version 8 with the following features

  • Simulation engine is based on Packet Tracer 6.2
  • Allows users to build “.pkt” configuration files from scratch
  • Supports both 32bit and 64bit devices
  • Reference topologies included
  • Tip of Day displayed when loading application

Features exclusive to users:

  • Open file from NetSpace class
  • Share files via Email
  • Share topology to Facebook

Cisco Packet Tracer can be downloaded from Apple store but use all its features one should have Cisco Networking Academy account. Without an account once can run a trial version with very limited functionality. A good initiative from Cisco, it’s going to help lot Networking professionals who are at their early stage of career and aiming for big in their life.

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  • Magnolia
    Hi, how can use VPN free for iPad . Means Cisco
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