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CCNP Service Provider

CCNP Service Provider has been updated

If you held an active CCNP Service Provider certification on February 24, 2020, you received the new CCNP Service Provider.

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CCNP Service Provider certification

CCNP Service Provider is a certification for engineers required to deliver carrier-grade infrastructure and new managed services.


The Cisco Certified Network Professional Service Provider (CCNP Service Provider) certification is for service provider network engineers, systems engineers, and network specialists who are responsible for delivering a scalable carrier-grade infrastructure capable of rapid expansion to support ongoing introduction of new managed services and other customer requirements.


Valid Cisco CCNA Service Provider, or valid Cisco CCIP, or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams and training

Retired: February 24, 2020

Required exams Training
642-883 SPROUTE Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing (SPROUTE)
642-885 SPADVROUTE Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing (SPADVROUTE)
642-887 SPCORE Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Core Network Services (SPCORE)
642-889 SPEDGE Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Edge Network Services (SPEDGE)

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CCNP Service Provider has been updated.

For information about how to recertify your CCNP Service Provider, visit the recertification page.