Virtual Internet Routing Lab

Simulate, test, and learn with Cisco's powerful network simulation platform!

Do networking, not wiring!

Packet has teamed with the Cisco VIRL team to offer bare metal server nodes that deploy in minutes and allow you to effortlessly deploy VIRL. You can get a VIRL license key on You get:

  • Cisco OS virtual machines running the same network operating systems as used in Cisco’s physical routers and switches
  • Powerful GUI for network design and simulation control
  • Auto-configuration engine that builds complete Cisco configuration at the push of a button

For details on how to set up a VIRL server on Packet, please visit   For details about Packet's bare metal pricing, please click here.


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