CCNP Service Provider Operations

CCNP Service Provider Operations

Learn more about the CCNP Service Provider Operations certification.

Announcement

The CCNP Service Provider Operations Certification is being retired. The last day to test for the CCNP Service Provider Operations certification will be January 31, 2015. No new certifications will be issued beginning February 1, 2015.
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The Cisco Certified Network Professional Service Provider Operations (CCNP SP Operations) certification 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.

Prerequisites

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

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s)
Recommended Training
642-770 OFCN
Last day to test: January 31, 2015
Operational Foundations for Cisco Service Provider Core Networks (OFCN)
642-775 MSPRP
Last day to test: January 31, 2015
Maintaining Cisco Service Provider Routing Protocols (MSPRP)
642-780 MSPVM
Last day to test: January 31, 2015
Maintaining Cisco Service Provider VPNs and MPLS Networks (MSPVM)
642-785 MSPQS
Last day to test: January 31, 2015
Maintaining Cisco Service Provider Quality of Service (MSPQS)