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CCNA Service Provider

CCNA Service Provider Overview

Learn more about the benefits and requirements associated with achieving a CCNA Service Provider certification. (3:25 min)

Cisco Certified Network Associate Service Provider (CCNA SP) certification is for service provider network engineers, technicians and designers who focus on the latest in Service Provider industry core networking technologies and trends. With the ability to configure, implement, and troubleshoot baseline Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation networks, CCNA SP certified individuals deploy, maintain and improve carrier-grade network infrastructures.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
640-875 SPNGN1 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 (SPNGN1)
640-878 SPNGN2 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 (SPNGN2)
NOTE: Updated ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA Composite exams can be applied towards the achievement of several Cisco associate-level certifications. Please visit the Associate-level Exam Logic Tool for more details.

The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:

Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 (SPNGN1)

The course introduces IP Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture that helps service providers to build modern, scalable, and reliable networks.
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Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 (SPNGN2)

The course provides knowledge of the major components of a service provider network construction and the Cisco service provider IP NGN architecture.
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To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):

640-875 SPNGN1

The 640-875 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 exam is associated with the Cisco CCNA Service Provider certification. This exam tests the basic knowledge and skills that are necessary to support a service provider network.

640-878 SPNGN2

The 640-878 Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 exam is associated with the Cisco CCNA Service Provider certification. This exam tests the knowledge and skills that are necessary to implement and support a service provider network. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 (SPNGN2) course.

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