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Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Core Network Services (SPCORE)

Last date to test: February 23, 2020

The 642-887 SPCORE exam will be retired on February 23, 2020.

642-887 SPCORE

Certification: CCNP Service Provider

Duration: 90 minutes (65 - 75 questions)

Available languages: English

Exam overview

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of the concepts and implementation of MPLS technology and MPLS-TE services. It also validates the understanding of technology principles of basic Quality of Service, and Quality of Service with Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) to implement advanced features and functions.

Exam preparation

Classroom training

Our authorized Learning Partners teach instructor-led classes around the world. For this exam, we recommend:


Practice your skills for this exam in these hands-on lab environments and then test your knowledge with this practice exam.

Study groups

Make new connections and study together by joining CCNP Service Provider study group.

Self-study materials

Design your own study plan using SPCORE study material.

To schedule your exam

Last date to test: February 23, 2020


  1. Log into your account at Pearson VUE.
  2. Select Proctored Exams and enter the exam number, 642-887.
  3. Follow the prompts to register.

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