Start Your Career With CISCO

CCNA Service Provider is an associate level certification offered by Networking Leader – CISCO. There is no pre-requisite to start your career with CCNA Service Provider. If you want to configure and implement robust baseline Cisco Service Provider IP next-generation networks, this certification is an ideal choice. This is one of the best choices for college graduates to enter into the networking world as Cisco has the greatest market share globally. We at Rack Professionals, are not aiming on certification only, but will give you hands-on training on cisco routers and switching technology. Cisco Certification gives you unique identity and will apart you from other skilled professionals with an exquisite CCNA Service Provider Certified Badge.

Why CCNA Service Provider?

Cisco has designed this course for network engineers who are looking for future in core networking technologies. This module is formulated for entry-level network engineers and veteran network professionals working in service provider environment. There is a long way ahead with professional and expert level certifications to prove your knack with Cisco technologies. Service Provider certification helps professionals who can implement, troubleshoot, and optimize a carrier-grade IP next-generation network. With Rack Professionals, you’ll work on the latest Cisco IOS XR, Cisco IOS XE, and Cisco IOS Software in real lab environment.

Why Rack Professionals for CCNA Training?

Demand for trained and experienced Service Provider professionals is increasing globally. Rack Professional understands the true value of Certification. We believe that our mentors are the strongest pillars of our success to accomplish global industry requirements. Our mentors are passionate Cisco professionals serving more than 15 countries worldwide. Rack Professional also enjoys exclusive global tie-ups for corporate training across the globe.

You’ll get a chance to work on live environment and will be a part of live projects to understand the know-how of real network problems. Our trainers are highly experienced and certified professionals facilitating industries for setting up large networks. Rack Professional has strong expertise in directing CCNA boot camps across the globe.

Online Training From Expert Mentors

We provide complete online training solution like an interactive textbook, featuring live sessions of veteran network professionals. Rack Professional is the most engaging online learning platform, provides access to the world’s top trainers, partnering with top organizations for online training solution. We have proficiency in almost all technologies and will give you hands-on lab experience with all training programs. If you have any specific requirement, you can always build your own training curriculum and select pertinent trainer from the pool of 100+ professionals.

CCNA Service Provider Exam Format

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Service Provider exam has 2 modules – Building Cisco Service Provider Next Generation Networks (SPNGN1), Part 1 (640-875) and Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks (SPNGN2), Part 2 (640-878).

Both SPNGNI (640-875) and SPNGN2 (640-878) are 90-minutes exams and you’ll be facing 65-75 questions of Service Provider technology. Exams has been designed to test your ability to implement and support a service provider network.

Building Cisco Service Provider Next Generation Networks (SPNGN1), Part 1 (640-875)

  • 1.1 Describe the purpose and functions of various network devices (at the core, distribution, and access layers)
  • 1.2 Identify the functional components required to meet a given network specification
  • 1.3 Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models and their associated protocols to explain how data flows in a network
  • 1.4 Describe common network applications and their impact on the network
  • 1.5 Interpret network diagrams
  • 1.6 Troubleshoot common network problems at layers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7 using a layered model approach
  • 1.7 Describe differences between LAN and WAN operation and features
  • 2.1 Describe the structure of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
  • 2.2 Describe VLSM, CIDR and route summarization concepts
  • 2.3 Describe the different types of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
  • 2.4 Design an IP subnetting plan based on given requirements
  • 3.1 Describe bridging concepts and Layer 2 Ethernet frames
  • 3.2 Configure basic Spanning Tree operations on Cisco IOS Switches
  • 3.3 Interpret the output of various basic show and debug commands to verify the operational status of a Cisco switched network
  • 3.4 Configure basic switch security (i.e, port security, securing unused ports)
  • 3.5 Describe Ethernet link bundling, LACP, and PAgP and Flex Links
  • 4.1 Describe classful versus classless routing
  • 4.2 Describe routing protocols basics (metrics, IGP versus EGP)
  • 4.3 Describe RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPNG
  • 4.4 Implement EIGRPv4 and EIGRPv6 on Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR routers
  • 4.5 Describe route redistribution
  • 4.6 Describe VRF
  • 4.7 Describe GRE
  • 5.1 Configure NAT (IPv4) on Cisco routers
  • 5.2 Configure DHCP (IPv4 and IPv6) operations on Cisco routers
  • 5.3 Describe ICMPv4 and ICMPv6
  • 5.4 Describe DNS
  • 6.1 Perform basic Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR CLI operations
  • 6.2 Implement basic Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR routers configurations
  • 7.1 Describe SONET and SDH
  • 7.2 Describe DWDM, IPoDWDM, and ROADM
  • 7.3 Configure 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on Cisco routers
  • 7.4 Describe Frame Relay
  • 7.5 Describe ATM
  • 7.6 Describe Metro Ethernet
  • 7.7 Describe DSL
  • 7.8 Describe T1, T3, E1, E3, and ISDN
  • 7.9 Implement PPP encapsulation on Cisco routers serial and POS interfaces
  • 7.10 Describe cable (DOCSIS)
  • 7.11 Describe the main BRAS and BNG routers functions in IP NGN
  • 7.12 Describe various Passive Optical Network (PON) access technologies and FTTx
  • 8.1 Describe Layer 2 security features on Cisco IOS switches
  • 8.2 Configure management plane security on Cisco routers and IOS switches
  • 8.3 Describe IPsec
  • 8.4 Describe control plane security
  • 8.5 Configure basic AAA (TACACS+ and RADIUS) services on Cisco routers
  • 8.6 Configure routing protocols authentication between Cisco routers
  • 8.7 Describe the relationships between users, user groups, tasks groups and task IDs in IOS-XR
  • 8.8 Describe common types of network attacks
  • 9.1 Configure NTP server or client on Cisco routers
  • 9.2 Configure IP SLA on Cisco routers
  • 9.3 Configure CDP on Cisco routers and IOS switches
  • 9.4 Configure SNMP on Cisco routers
  • 9.5 Configure NetFlow on Cisco routers
  • 9.6 Configure logging to syslog server on Cisco routers
  • 9.7 Describe the Cisco IOS Call-Home feature
  • 9.8 Describe Cisco TAC procedure and navigate Cisco support tools (CCO)
  • 9.9 Implement management access (SSH, telnet, and out-of-band management design)
  • 9.10 Implement SPAN, RSPAN, and ERSPAN
  • 9.11 Implement file transfers to manage network devices configurations and images using FTP, SCP, TFTP, SFTP, and RCP

Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks (SPNGN2), Part 2 (640-878) Exam Topics

  • 1.1 Identify the functional components required to meet a given network specification
  • 1.2 Troubleshoot common network problems at layers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7 using a layered model approach
  • 1.3 Describe the different types of service providers
  • 1.4 Describe service provider principal and reference NGN architecture
  • 1.5 Describe the IP address and AS number allocation process via IANA/RIRs
  • 2.1 Configure enhanced switching technologies (including RSTP, MST, and PVSTP) on Cisco IOS switches
  • 2.2 Describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and the need for routing between them
  • 2.3 Configure VLANs on Cisco IOS switches
  • 2.4 Configure trunking on Cisco IOS switches
  • 2.5 Configure InterVLAN routing
  • 2.6 Configure REP on Cisco IOS switches
  • 2.7 Configure QinQ on Cisco IOS Switches
  • 3.1 Configure basic single area OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 routing on Cisco Routers
  • 3.2 Configure basic single area IS-IS routing on Cisco routers
  • 3.3 Describe the differences between static versus dynamic routing, as well as distance vector versus link-state routing protocol operations
  • 3.4 Configure basic BGP routing on Cisco routers
  • 3.5 Describe the address family concept on Cisco routers
  • 3.6 Describe IPv6 transitioning technologies
  • 3.7 Configure first hop router redundancy protocol (HSRP, VRRP, GLBP on Cisco routers
  • 3.8 Implement ACL on Cisco routers
  • 3.9 Describe Carrier Grade NAT and NAT64
  • 3.10 Describe MPLS functions in the SP IP NGN
  • 3.11 Configure LDP on Cisco routers
  • 4.1 Manage the IOS XR configurations and software packages
  • 4.2 Describe IOS XE software packagings
  • 4.3 Describe Cisco SP router platforms, their operating system and placement in the SP IP NGN
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  • Management
  • Strategy

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Job Opportunities after CCNA Certification

There is no prerequisite to go for CCNA Service Provider certification. All Cisco certification programs are practical and job-ready programs designed by Cisco professionals to validate your skills. Cisco realizes that the demand is increasing for Network Engineers and skill validation is vital to help industries in shortlisting these professionals.

We at Rack Professional are more concerned about your career and have mounted a team of virtual placement officers and domain experts to provide you opportunities from all over the world.

Demand of CCNA certified professionals are growing. You’ll have something unique to apart your resume from millions of fresh graduates passing out every year.

Job Types For CCNA Service Provider Professionals

  • Network Support Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Service Engineer