CCNP Service Provider Operations Certification

October 11, 2010 by · Comments Off on CCNP Service Provider Operations Certification
Filed under: CCNP SP Operations, Cisco 

The Cisco Certified Network Professional in Service Provider Operations (CCNP SP Operations) validates knowledge and skills required (of a Tier II or Tier III support engineer) to troubleshoot and maintain service provider IP NGN core (PE-PE and PE-CE) network infrastructures. With a CCNP SP Operations certification, a network professional demonstrates knowledge and skills required to isolate network performance problems, implement proactive fault measures using operations management processes, frameworks, and network management systems. The CCNP SP Operations curriculum includes maintaining carrier class routing protocol environments, MPLS VPN and TE deployments, and QoS mechanisms using Cisco IOS and IOS XR.

CCNP Service Provider Operations Prerequisites

Valid CCNA Service Provider Operations can act as a prerequisite. 


CCNP Service Provider Operations Exams

642-770 OFCN  Operational Foundations for Cisco Service Provider Core Networks (OFCN)

 642-775 MSPRP  Maintaining Cisco Service Provider Routing Protocols (MSPRP)

642-780 MSPVM  Maintaining Cisco Service Provider VPNs and MPLS Networks (MSPVM) 

642-785 MSPQS  Maintaining Cisco Service Provider Quality of Service (MSPQS) 

CCNP Service Provider Operations Recertification

Cisco professional level certifications (CCNP, CCNP Service Provider Operations, CCNP Wireless,CCDP, CCSP, CCVP, and CCIP) are valid for three years. To recertify, pass any 642 exam that is part of the professional level curriculum or any CCIE/CCDE written exam before the certification expiration date.