Cisco iOS Emulator Hardware and Software Simulations

Good article with introductory discussion:
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/networking/practice-cisco-router-configuration-using-a-free-emulator/419

Supported Hardware

Dynagen/Dynamips:
Cisco 7200, Cisco 3600 series (3620, 3640 and 3660), 3700 series (3725, 3745) and 2600 series (2610 to 2650XM, 2691).

Emulators/Simulators

Dynagen/Dynamips (excellent choice and good for windows and *nix):
http://www.gns3.net/download
http://www.ipflow.utc.fr/index.php/Cisco_7200_Simulator
http://dynagen.org/tutorial.htm

Boson (proprietary at least 100USD$):
http://www.boson.com/AboutNetSim.html

pyios (not as much following as the other two):
http://sourceforge.net/projects/pyios/

About Ronnie Diaz

Ronnie Diaz is a software engineer and tech consultant. Ronnie started his career in front-end and back-end development for companies in ecommerce, service industries and remote education. This work transitioned from traditional desktop client-server applications through early cloud development. Software included human resource management and service technician workflows, online retail e-commerce and electronic ordering and fulfillment, IVR customer relational systems, and video streaming remote learning SCORM web applications. Hands on server experience and software performance optimization led to creation of a startup business focused on collocated data center services and continued experience with video streaming hardware and software. This led to a career in Amazon Prime Video where Ronnie is currently employed, building software and systems which stream live sports and events for millions of viewers around the world.

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