Practice Lab

Live hands-on learning

CompTIA
Cisco
Microsoft
VMWare

Practice Labs for CompTIA

With our Practice Labs for CompTIA we cover a range of certification titles. These include the A+, Network+ and Security+. The platform offers those new to IT, or looking to gain a certification an opportunity to work LDNWAN1 with industry standard technologies in order to develop deeper understanding of key subject matter. The associated lab guides cover exam and real world scenarios for each of these certifications, all carried out on real equipment.

CompTIA Course List

  • 220-802 : CompTIA A + Support Skills
  • N10-005 : CompTIA Network +
  • SY0-401 : CompTIA Security +
  • SK0-003 : CompTIA Server +
  • LX0-101 and LX0-102 : CompTIA Linux + Support Skills

Practice Labs for Cisco

With our Practice Labs for Cisco we cover topics for ICND (1 & 2), CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNA Security and the more advanced topics of the CCNP exams (Routing, Switching and Troubleshooting) all using real Cisco equipment. The associated lab guides cover exam and real world scenarios for each of these technologies which are carried out on real equipment.

Cisco Course List

  • 200-120 : Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • 100-101 : Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1
  • 200-101 : Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2
  • 300-101 : Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE v2.0)
  • 300-115 : Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH v2.0)
  • 300-135 : Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT v2.0)
  • 640-554 : Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security

Practice Labs for Microsoft

Our hosted Microsoft platform is configured to imitate real world configurations by providing sufficient hardware not only to carry out tasks but also test the impact of those changes. From the browser you gain administrative access to the desktop of each server giving you complete control to carry out either your own configurations, or follow the lab guides to configure specific technologies that are required for the relevant Microsoft exams.

Popular Microsoft Courses

  • 70-410 : Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • 70-411 : Administering Windows Server 2012
  • 70-415 : Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure
  • 70-462 : Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases
  • 70-331 : Core Solutions of SharePoint Server 2013
  • 70-341 : Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • 70-687 : Configuring Windows 8.1 And more...

Practice Labs for VMWare

With our Practice Labs for VMware we cover a range virtualisation applications and techniques. These include managing virtual networking, managing virtual machines and managing cluster configurations. The associated lab guides cover exam and real world scenarios all carried out on real equipment.

VMWare Courses

  • VCP550 : VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization
  • VCPC550 : VMware Certified Professional – Cloud
  • VCPD510 : VMware Certified Professional Desktop
  • VCP510 : VMware Certified Professional vSphere 5

What are Practice Labs?


Whether it’s Cisco, Microsoft or VMware, Practice Labs unifies access to all of these vendors through a web browser interface. Pre-configured hardware layouts with accompanying lab guides for fast, convenient access to gain hands on experience. With step-by-step instructions covering thousands of practical tasks across Cisco, Microsoft, VMware and CompTIA exam titles, Practice Labs makes studying for an exam or learning new technologies an engaging experience.

Key Benefits


  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware or licensing costs

Key Benefits


  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware or licensing costs

Why should you use a Practice Lab?


In today’s world of complex IT systems and technologies it is essential that IT professionals and those new to IT are able to demonstrate how to use and understand vendor products and software. Using our Practice Labs you can develop your practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. With the ease and convenience of the Internet we provide you access to real equipment that brings theory to life and gives you a greater depth of technology understanding. You are also provided with our integrated lab guides which walk you through a variety of topics. These guides will help in your understanding of specific exam objectives or provide guidance on how to carry out a real world scenarios. With hundreds of topics to choose from we have a solution to meet your skills development objectives.