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CCNP Service Provider Operations

CCNP Service Provider Operations

CLSP-logoThe Cisco Certified Network Professional Service Provider Operations (CCNP SP Operations) certification 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.


Exams & Recommended Training

Delegates can sit in a full standard classroom based training, which comprised of one course:

Exam Recommended Trainings
642-770 Operational Foundations for Cisco Service Provider Core Networks (OFCN)
642-775 Maintaining Cisco Service Provider Routing Protocols (MSPRP)
642-780 Maintaining Cisco Provider VPNs and MPLS Networks (MSPVM)
642-785 Maintaining Cisco Service Provider Quality of Service (MSPQS)


  • Valid Cisco CCNA Service Provider Operations or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.


  • Check individual course offering above

The course is 5 days and fulfils the full training requirement to sit in CCNA exams.



The Professional level (CCNP) is an advanced level of certification that shows more expertise with networking skills. Each certification covers a different technology to meet the needs of varying job roles.