Why Learn with Packet Tracer
The best way to learn about networking is to see what happens when you connect devices and things. Cisco Packet Tracer, an innovative network simulation and visualization tool, helps you practice your configuration skills and see the results from your desktop or mobile device. Use Packet Tracer to:
Sharpen your skills for a job interview.
Prepare for a certification exam.
Practice what you learn in networking courses.
Build your skills for Internet of Things jobs.
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. To download Packet Tracer, log in and click Packet Tracer under Resources.
Packet Tracer for Windows or Linux
Sign up for Packet Tracer 101 (English or Français), a 1-hour self-paced online course to help you get started, and download a free version of Packet Tracer for Windows or Linux.