This intermediate Cisco CCNP Service Provider training prepares network engineers to take the 350-501 SPCOR exam, which is the core exam for the CCNP Service Provider certification.
The CCNP Service Provider is considered the hallmark of excellence in implementing Cisco technologies for service provider networks. Those backbone networks that provide bandwidth and network access are some of the largest, most complex networks in the world and many are powered by Cisco equipment.
This CCNP Service Provider training will prepare you for the challenging exam that tests a network engineer's skills in every aspect of core architecture, networking, segment routing, QoS, and automation. These are the essential skills for working on networks of that scope, and you can be prepared for the work with this course.
CCNP Service Provider: What You Need to Know
This CCNP Service Provider training covers service provider network infrastructure exam objectives, including these topics:
- Implementing IS-IS for IPv4 and IPv6
- Troubleshooting routing protocols, such as IS-IS, OSPF, and BGP
- Discovering MPLS Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs
- Understanding how APIs are used for network automation
Who Should Take CCNP Service Provider Training?
This CCNP Service Provider training is considered professional-level Cisco training, which means it was designed for network engineers. This service provider network infrastructure skills course is designed for network engineers with three to five years of experience with service provider network infrastructure.
New or aspiring network engineers. If you're planning a career in network engineering, you might want to consider this CCNP Service Provider course not in preparation for the certifying exam but in preparation for the career challenges ahead of you. This course will familiarize you with the protocols, policies, languages and services that you'll be mastering throughout your career.
Experienced network engineers. For network engineers who've already been working in service provider-level networks for several years, this CCNP Service Provider course is the perfect way to round out your experience and ensure there's no element you've overlooked the last several years. From high levels of detail in VPN services to thorough coverage of advanced networking protocols, after this training, no service provider network problem or configuration will ever take you off-guard.