Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert

Service Provider

Course Description

Cisco CCIE Service Provider (CCIE Service Provider) certification is for expert-level Service Provider network engineers who bring the knowledge and skill to build an extensible Service Provider infrastructure to deliver rich managed services.


    • Core Routing
    • Service Provider Architecture and Services
    • Layer 3 Technologies
    • Access and Aggregation
    • High Availability and Fast Convergence
    • Service Provider Security, Operation, and Management
    • Evolving Technologies v1.1


It is recommended that a Trainee has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

    • CCNA and CCNP Service Provider knowledge
    • No formal certification is required to give CCIE examination

How You Will Benefit

Upon completing this course, the Trainee will be able to meet these overall objectives:

    • Learn skills to build an extensible service provider infrastructure to deliver rich managed services.
    • Understand how infrastructure components interoperate.
    • Translate functional requirements into specific device configurations.

Note: You must pass the two-hour, written qualification exam covering concepts and equipment commands related to packet-based networking infrastructure, before you are eligible to schedule the lab exam.

The eight-hour lab exam tests your ability to configure actual equipment and get a service provider network running in a timed test situation. You must make an initial attempt of the CCIE lab exam within 18-months of passing the CCIE written exam. Candidates who do not pass must reattempt the lab exam within 12 months of their last scored attempt in order for their written exam to remain valid. If you do not pass the lab exam within three years of passing the written exam, you must retake the written exam before being allowed to attempt the lab exam again.

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