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CCIE Service Provider Certification and Training

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CCIE Service Provider: Lab locations

Our CCIE lab locations are opening. The health and safety of our customers, partners, and employees continue to be our top concern. The reopening of lab facilities will be based on local conditions, regulations, Cisco Corporate, and medical guidance.

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Distinguish yourself as a leader in Service Provider technologies

Achieving CCIE Service Provider certification proves your skills with complex service provider solutions. To earn CCIE Service Provider certification, you pass two exams: a qualifying exam that covers core service provider technologies, and a hands-on lab exam that covers service provider technologies through the entire network lifecycle, from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.

Exams and recommended training

To earn CCIE Service Provider, you pass two exams: a qualifying exam and hands-on lab exam.

Step 1: Pass the qualifying exam

Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR 350-501)

The qualifying exam, Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies, focuses on your knowledge of service provider infrastructure.

The qualifying exam earns a specialist certification, so you can get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

Recommended training:
Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR)

Step 2: Pass the lab exam

CCIE Service Provider v5.0

This 8-hour hands-on lab exam covers the end-to-end lifecycle of complex service provider networks, from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.

Wear your certification pride with CCIE and CCDE shirts, jackets, and other goodies personalized with your name and certification number.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE Service Provider, but you should have a thorough understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.

CCIE candidates are recommended to have five to seven years of experience with designing, deploying, operating and optimizing service provider technologies and solutions prior to taking the exam.

Recertification

CCIE Service Provider certification is valid for three years.

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