Training Resources

Routing and Metro Ethernet

Advanced IOS and IOS XR Training

Cisco offers high-quality training that includes world-class labs.

Learning Services offers world-class training that supports Cisco high-end routing and switching technologies for both service provider and enterprise customers. These course offerings train students on all of the major routing protocols and features found in today's next-generation networks including:

  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS)
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

We also offer courses for:

  • VPNs
  • Traffic Engineering (TE)
  • Quality of Service (QoS)
  • IPv6

Metro Ethernet

Learn to successfully provide your business with simplified networking solutions by extending your LAN to your metro network. Cisco Learning Services metro Ethernet training can provide you with the knowledge and skill sets you need. Learn to configure, administer, and deploy Layer 2 Ethernet services on a service provider or large enterprise Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-enabled network.

Routing

Learning Services' industry-leading course offerings use real-world, solutions-oriented training labs. They offer hands-on exercises related to the job skills of network engineers and operation center personnel.

The network equipment covered in the routing track includes: Cisco Carrier Routing System-1 (CRS-1), CRS-3, Cisco ASR 9000 and ASR 1000 Series Routers, Cisco 7600 and Cisco ASR 901 and ASR 903 routers.

Courses Offered

Product Technology Type Course
IMINS IOS SP/ENT Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies (IMINS)
Students learn the skills needed to install, maintain, and troubleshoot industrial network systems while helping ensure network availability, reliability, and cyber security in their companies. This course also helps students prepare for the Cisco Industrial Networking Specialist Certification exam (exam ID 600-601) and achieve their Cisco Industrial Networking Specialist Certifications.
ASR 9000 IOS XR SP/ENT Understanding and Configuring MEF Certified Services on the Cisco ASR 9000 (UCMCS9K)
Learn to successfully design, configure, and deploy the industry-standard Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) technologies in a Cisco IOS XR Software environment. This course covers more than 200 MEF Carrier Ethernet Certification professional knowledge objectives.
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7600 IOS SP Deploying and Maintaining Carrier Ethernet Services
This five-day, instructor-led training teaches you to configure, administer, and deploy Layer 2 Ethernet services, as defined by the Metro Ethernet Forum, on a service provider or large enterprise Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-enabled network.
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ASR901
7600
IOS SP Cisco Device Automation using PERL Scripts (DAPS)
This training introduces you to the fundamentals of Cisco device automation using Perl scripts. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, you will gain an understanding of how to use the Perl scripting language to monitor, provision, upgrade, and test Cisco network devices running Cisco IOS Software.
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CRS-1
CRS-3
IOS XR SP Cisco Carrier Routing Systems Product Enhancements (CCRSPE)
This course provides an introduction to Cisco Carrier Routing System product enhancements. Students learn the theoretical concepts on which the Cisco CRS-1 and Cisco CRS-3 are based, and gain the practical knowledge and skills to successfully deploy them in their network.
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CRS-1 IOS XR SP Cisco CRS-1 Carrier Routing System Essentials (CRS1E)
In 12 hands-on labs, you will learn to install the Cisco IOS XR, create and configure highly secure domain routers, deploy routing protocols, implement IP multicast, deploy Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) traffic engineering and Layer 3 VPNs. You will also learn how to use the Route Policy Language to deploy large-scale routing configurations.
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CRS-3 IOS XR SP Cisco CRS-3 Carrier Routing System Essentials (CRS3E)
This training teaches you to install the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system, deploy Cisco Open Shortest Path First and Internal Border Gateway Protocol routing protocols, and deploy MPLS -Label Distribution Protocol (MPLS-LDP) and MPLS Layer 3 VPNs. Find out how to troubleshoot and verify proper operation of CRS-3 hardware.
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ASR 901 IOS SP Cisco ASR 901 Essentials (A901E)
In this three-day, instructor-led training, you will gain an understanding of the major aspects of the ASR 901 platform, including hardware, software, Layer 2 services, and management features. This training is based on Cisco IOS Software Release 15.2(2)SNG for the Cisco ASR 901.
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CRS-1
CRS-3
ASR 9000
IOS XR SP/ENT Implementing and Maintaining Cisco Technologies Using IOS XR (IMTXR)
This five-day, instructor-led course prepares you to take the Cisco IOS XR Specialist Professional exam (number 644-906). The course introduces you to the features and functions of the Cisco IOS XR Software and helps you understand all major aspects of the operating system.
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ASR 9000 IOS XR SP/ENT Essentials of Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router (ASR9KE)
This course teaches you through a combination of lectures and hands-on labs. You will gain an understanding of all major aspects of the Cisco ASR 9000 Series platform. That includes hardware; software; Layer 2 and Layer 3 services; Layer 2 and Layer 3 multicast; operations, administration, and management; quality of service features; and network virtualization.
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CRS-1
CRS-3
ASR 9000
IOS XR SP Cisco IOS XR Software Advanced IPv4 Routing (XIPV4R) for Service Providers
This course offers an advanced look at popular IPv4 routing protocols supported in Cisco IOS XR Software. It investigates the intricacies of Interior Gateway Protocol operation with Open Shortest Path First and Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System Protocol lab exercises. These help you examine the routing database and the effects of many protocol options.
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CRS-1
CRS-3
ASR 9000
IOS XR SP Cisco IOS XR IPv6 Routing
This training helps you to successfully deploy IPv6 addressing on routers running Cisco IOS XR Software in an existing IPv4-Multiprotocol Label Switching environment. It reviews fundamental IPv6 behavior, IPv6-supported routing protocols, and mechanisms for tunneling of IPv6 over IPv4-MPLS.
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CRS-1
CRS-3
ASR 9000
IOS XR SP Cisco IOS XR MPLS and Tunnel Technologies for IPv4
Learn to deploy Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and other tunneling technologies on routers running Cisco IOS XR. Learn fundamental MPLS and Label Distribution Protocol operation and configuration as well as Layer 2 VPNs (L2VPNs), L3VPNs, MPLS Traffic Engineering, Multiprotocol BGP, Resource Reservation Protocol, and Any Transport over MPLS.
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XR 12000 IOS XR SP Cisco XR 12000 Series Essentials
This training introduces you to the Cisco XR 12000 Series Router including platform options, features, and functionality. Some of the modules focus on technology and features of the platform, while others deal specifically with the tasks associated with configuring and deploying the Cisco XR 12000 Series Router.
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CRS-1
CRS-3
ASR 9000
IOS XR SP Deploy, Maintain, and Troubleshoot Cisco IOS XR (DMTXR) Software
In this course, you will learn the fundamental concepts on which the operating system is based in order to understand how to troubleshoot problems relating to process crashes, stuck processes, high CPU and memory consumption, and inter-process communication.
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  IOS SP Advanced Implementing and Troubleshooting MPLS VPN Networks
Explore the intricacies of an MPLS VPN solution, including intranet, extranet and inter-autonomous system MPLS VPNs, Multicast VPNs, Quality of Service within an MPLS VPN, and Multi-VRF best implementation practices. In-depth, hands-on labs help ensure that you learn the practical skills as well as the theory. (This course is also delivered virtually.)
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ASR 1000 IOS XE SP/ENT Cisco ASR 1000 Series Essentials (ASR Essentials)
This four-day, instructor-led course teaches the major features, functions, characteristics, and connectivity options of the Cisco ASR 1000 Series router. The course includes detailed platform-specific information about the hardware. (This course is also available using Spanish student kits.)
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7600 IOS SP Building Core Networks with OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, and MPLS
This five-day, instructor-led course teaches you to design, deploy, and maintain an internet service provider backbone network. Learn principles of routing protocols used in large networks that are reinforced with hands-on lab exercises to grow your skill sets. (This course is also delivered virtually.)
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7600 IOS SP Cisco 7600 Series Essentials
This course teaches you how to deploy a network of Cisco 7600 Series Routers. Hands-on lab sessions teach you to apply quality-of-service techniques, deploy Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Layer 3 VPNs and Layer 2 Ethernet over MPLS and Virtual Private LAN Services VPNs, and use Stateful Switchover and Nonstop Forwarding.
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IE 2000
IE 3000
IOS SP/ENT Implementing and Managing Cisco IE 2000 and IE 3000 Industrial Ethernet Switches
Learn about the components, features, and services of the Cisco IE 2000 and IE 3000 switches in the industrial environment. Students will receive a comprehensive overview of a complete facilities network to gain familiarity and aid their targeted learning.
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ASR 903 IOS XE SP Cisco ASR 903 Essentials
This lab-intensive course teaches students the major features, functions, characteristics, and connectivity options of Cisco ASR 903 Routers. The course includes detailed, platform-specific information about the hardware and the functional operation of high availability, In-Service Software Upgrade, and Ethernet and mobility services.
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