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.

Written Exam v4.0

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

Lab Exam v4.0

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

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