Overview

The Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR) v1.0 course teaches you how to configure, verify, troubleshoot, and optimize next-generation, Service Provider IP network infrastructures. It provides a deep dive into Service Provider technologies including core architecture, services, networking, automation, quality of services, security, and network assurance.

This course also helps you prepare to take the 350-501 Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR) exam, which is part of the new CCNP Service Provider certification and the Cisco Certified Specialist – Service Provider Core certification. This course also earns you 64 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification.

Skills Covered

  • Describe the Service Provider network architectures, concepts, and transport technologies
  • Describe the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (Cisco IOS®) software architectures, main IOS types, and their differences
  • Implement Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) in the Service Provider network
  • Implement Integrated Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS) in the Service Provider network
  • Implement Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing in Service Provider environments
  • Implement route maps and routing policy language
  • Describe IPv6 transition mechanisms used in the Service Provider networks
  • Implement high-availability mechanisms in Cisco IOS XR software
  • Implement traffic engineering in modern Service Provider networks for optimal resource utilization
  • Describe segment routing and segment routing traffic engineering concepts
  • Describe the VPN technologies used in the Service Provider environment
  • Configure and verify Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) L2VPN in Service Provider environments
  • Configure and verify MPLS L3VPN in Service Provider environments
  • Implement IP multicast services
  • Describe the Quality of Service (QoS) architecture and QoS benefits for SP networks
  • Implement QoS in Service Provider environments
  • Implement control plane security in Cisco devices
  • Implement management plane security in Cisco devices
  • Implement data plane security in Cisco devices
  • Describe the Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data modeling language
  • Implement automation and assurance tools and protocols
  • Describe the role of Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) in Service Provider environments
  • Implement virtualization technologies in Service Provider environments

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Network managers
  • System engineers
  • Project managers
  • Network designers

Course Curriculum

Prerequisites

  • Intermediate knowledge of Cisco IOS or IOS XE.
  • Familiarity with Cisco IOS or IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR Software configuration.
  • Knowledge of IPv4 and IPv6 TCP/IP networking.
  • Intermediate knowledge of IP routing protocols.
  • Understanding of MPLS technologies.
  • Familiarity with VPN technologies.

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