Cisco Packet Tracer

Get real world experience with this powerful network simulation tool built by Cisco. Practice building simple and complex networks across a variety of devices and extend beyond routers and switches. Create solutions that are interconnected for smart cities, homes, and enterprises.

Use it alongside instructional courses, professional training, work planning or just to have some fun.

For an overview, tips and tricks enroll in our brief Introduction to Packet Tracer course.


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Who Uses Packet Tracer?
  • Networking Curious & Aficionados
  • CCNA, CCNA Security and CCNP Students
  • Engineers, Educators, & Trainers
  • Those looking to get into IoT
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Use it to
  • Create virtual networks
  • Experiment while building, managing & securing infrastructures
  • Visualize internal processes in real-time
  • Apply skills with labs & interactive activities
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It’s Free

Simply enroll into Introduction to Packet Tracer course to download the latest version of Packet Tracer.

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  • Collaborate and compete within Packet Tracer
  • Share network designs for feedback
  • Share network designs on Packet Tracer Tuesday with our Facebook community of global students

Get Started

Enroll, download, and get started learning valuable tips and best practices for using Packet Tracer with our brief introductory course, available for desktop or mobile.

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Intro to Packet Tracer

Enroll to download your free copy of Packet Tracer and learn basic skills with the tool.

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Intro to Packet Tracer Mobile

A simple course designed for mobile users of Packet Tracer