Cisco CCNA Training

Paul S. contact at
Tue Nov 11 15:07:52 UTC 2014

GNS3, while unofficial, is what I'd recommend for that.

On 11/11/2014 午後 11:59, Colton Conor wrote:
> Does CBT or any of these other subscription based learning courses include
> a Cisco IOS simulator so we don't have to buy a Cisco lab or equipment?
> On Sun, Nov 2, 2014 at 7:36 PM, Scott Morris <swm at> wrote:
>> Depends on how quickly you want them trained, and how they tend to learn
>> thingsŠ
>> Reading is good, but can be boring and tedious and not always have all the
>> answers.
>> Standard ILT can be costly, but very quick and often standard (though I¹d
>> shop around for who you have as an instructor since that can make or break
>> the success)!
>> Video-based training gives a good mix of things and there are options out
>> there.  I know there¹s been one other response for CBT Nuggets, which I
>> would definitely recommend.
>> Take that with a grain of salt (and I¹m ok with that) since I do some work
>> for them now.  However, I would have recommended them even before I
>> started developing training for them.  :)
>> Jeremy Cioara teaches the CCNA courses for CBT, and he is quite animated
>> and very knowledgeable.   He will definitely get all the necessary points
>> across.  In addition to the certification courses you mentioned, there are
>> also many ³real world² variants of materials as well, which give a
>> different slant to the teachings that you may find useful for your group.
>> And being a subscription cost, you can watch as many different things as
>> you¹d like rather than being limited to one course.  Something worth
>> checking out.  Don¹t take my word for it, go look for yourself (or have
>> your group do that).
>> Cheers,
>> Scott
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Colton Conor <colton.conor at>
>> Date: Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1:02 PM
>> To: NANOG <nanog at>
>> Subject: Cisco CCNA Training
>>> We have a couple of techs that want to learn cisco and networking in
>>> general. What do you recommend for learning and getting certified on
>>> Cisco?
>>> There seems to be a million different training courses, books, etc out
>>> there.

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