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CCNP Service Provider Operation

Cisco Certified Networking Professional - Service Provider Operations

The Cisco Certified Network Professional in Service Provider Operations (CCNP SP Operations) validates knowledge and skills required (of a Tier II or Tier III support engineer) to troubleshoot and maintain service provider IP NGN core (PE-PE and PE-CE) network infrastructures. With a CCNP SP Operations certification, a network professional demonstrates knowledge and skills required to isolate network performance problems, implement proactive fault measures using operations management processes, frameworks, and network management systems. The CCNP SP Operations curriculum includes maintaining carrier class routing protocol environments, MPLS VPN and TE deployments, and QoS mechanisms using Cisco IOS and IOS XR.


CCNP Prerequisites

  • Valid CCNA Service Provider Operations, or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

CCNP Exams & Recommended Training


Required Exam(s)

Recommended Training


Operational Foundations for Cisco Service Provider Core Networks

 642-775 MSPRP

 Maintaining Cisco Service Provider Routing Protocols

 642-780 MSPVM

 Maintaining Cisco Service Provider VPNs and MPLS Networks

 642-785 MSPQS

 Maintaining Cisco Service Provider Quality of Service