CCIE Service Provider

CCIE Service Provider --

For business services and technology architects, and presales, design, and implementation engineers who want to save time and money on their data center design, installation, and maintenance, the Cisco Certified Network Professional Data Center (CCNP Data Center) certification is a job-role-focused training and certification program that allows you to maximize your investment in your education and increase the value of your data center network.

Unlike other data center education and certification opportunities, our data center professional-level certification programs allow you to choose a concentration for your data center education according to your job role or function. Because of our experience with our existing certification and education programs and leadership in the data center equipment market, Cisco can provide a comprehensive program to address the key areas of data center network implementation and maintenance.


• Network fundamentals and how to build simple LANs
• Manage network device security
• IPv6 basics
• Troubleshoot VLAN issues
• Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
• Configure EtherChannel
• Layer 3 Redundancy

• Troubleshoot IP connectivity
• Characteristics, functions, and components of a WAN
• Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP in an IPv4 environment
• Configure EIGRP for IPv6
• Configure, verify, and troubleshoot multiarea OSPF
• SNMP, syslog, and NetFlow
• Manage Cisco device configurations, IOS images, and licenses


• Individuals seeking CCNA Routing and Switching certification
• Pre and post-sales network engineers involved in installing and supporting enterprise branch office networks
• Entry-level network engineers, network administrators, network support technicians, and help desk technicians


• A solid understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 based networks
• A basic knowledge of network subnetting and IP routing
• Complete the 10 hours of pre-class activity
• TCP/IP Networking



Service Provider Architecture and Evolution

1.1 Service Provider Architecture Concepts
1.2 Virtualization Concepts
1.3 Mobility Concepts

Core Routing

2.1 Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP)
2.2 Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
2.3 Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
2.4 MPLS Traffic Engineering
2.5 Multicast
2.6 Quality of Service (QoS)

Service Provider Based Services

3.1 Carrier Ethernet
3.2 L3VPN
3.3 Overlay VPN
3.4 Internet Service

Access and Aggregation

4.1 Transport and Encapsulation Technologies
4.2 PE-CE Connectivity
4.3 Quality of Service (QoS)
4.4 Multicast

High Availability and Fast Convergence

5.1 System Level HA
5.2 Layer 1/2/3 Failure Detection Techniques
5.3 Routing/Fast Convergence

Service Provider Security, Service Provider Operation and Management

6.1 Control Plane Security
6.2 Management Plane Security
6.3 Infrastructure Security
6.4 Timing and Synchronization
6.6 Network Configuration and Change Management


Core Routing

1.1 Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP)
1.2 Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
1.3 Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
1.4 MPLS traffic engineering
1.5 Multicast
1.6 Quality of Service (QoS)

Service Provider Based Services

2.1 Carrier ethernet
2.2 L3VPN
2.3 Overlay VPN
2.4 Internet Service

Access and Aggregation

3.1 Transport and encapsulation technologies
3.2 PE-CE connectivity
3.3 Quality of Service (QoS)
3.4 Multicast

High Availability and Fast Convergence

6.1 Configure and verify network device security features

6.2 Configure and verify Switch Port Security

6.3 Configure and verify ACLs to filter network traffic

6.4 Configure and verify ACLs to limit telnet and SSH access to the router

4.1 System level HA
4.2 Layer 1/2/3 failure detection techniques
4.3 Routing/fast convergence

Service Provider Security, Service Provider Operation and Management

5.1 Control plane security
5.2 Management plane security
5.3 Infrastructure security
5.4 Timing and synchronization
5.5 Network monitoring and troubleshooting
5.6 Network configuration and change management