cisco packet tracer- ccnp switch
Need some advice as i am bit confused here. I am pursuing CCNP (r&s) .I just wonder is cisco packet tracer would be a suffice tool to practice ccnp switching and gns3 for routing .currently cant afford the cost of lab in any form so i got to have a simulator or emulator for practice .If it comes to costing for simulator or emulator one time cost i can afford keeping ccie in mind .
plz plz plz suggest a way out for this situation
i would also like to kno about cisco VIRL will it be worth for my goals CCIE r&s