Community College currently has four racks of routers, switches, and simulators
for student training and practice.
Rack1 - Basic router
practice, 5 Cisco 2500 series routers and 2 Cisco 1900 Switches allow
students to configure basic protocols including RIP, IGRP, and EIGRP.
Rack2 - Advanced
router practice, 5 Cisco 2600 Modular Routers and 2 Cisco 2590 layer-3
Catalyst Switches allow students to do more advanced configurations
focusing on Single Area OSPF, Frame Relay and Layer-2 VLAN configurations.
Rack3 - ISDN
Simulation; This rack uses 4 Cisco 2503 Routers and two 804 SOHO Routers
with BRI and POTS (Telephone) interfaces with Basic Rate Interfaces (BRI)
and a Adtran Atlas 500 ISDN/Frame Relay Simulator. This lab allows
students to practice Wide Area Network (WAN) Technologies. *This Rack is
use to introduce students to the basics of Token Ring.
- ATM Introduction; This rack has Cisco Light Stream 1010 ATM switch,
two Cisco AS5300 Access Routers with PRI Interfaces, VoIP support
(*future topic) and two Catalyst 5005 Layer-3 Switches. This lab
allows students to be introduced to basic ATM protocols, fiber optics,
and Layer-3 switching.