CCIE Service Provider

For senior service provider networking professionals who implement, troubleshoot, and optimize Cisco service provider IP next-generation networks, the CCIE Service Provider Certification ensures that you have the expert-level knowledge and skills to build an extensible service provider infrastructure to deliver rich managed services.

Candidates who plan to take any Expert-level written exam for qualification or recertification purposes on August 30, 2018 and beyond, should refer to the Evolving Technologies v1.1 exam topics or to the specific Expert-level certification exam topics which outline the changes in the minor revision.


Step One: CCIE Service Provider Written Exam

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.

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Step Two: CCIE Service Provider 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 pass the lab within three years of passing the written to achieve certification. Your first lab attempt must be made within 18 months.

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