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Cisco CCIE SP Operations
The Cisco CCIE SP Operations certification assesses and validates core IP NGN service provider operations expertise. Candidates who pass the CCIE SP Operations certification exams demonstrate skills required of a expert-level (Tier III or Tier IV support) operations engineer to troubleshoot and maintain complex service provider IP NGN core (PE-PE and PE-CE) network infrastructures in both IOS and IOS XR operating environments, plus validate broad theoretical knowledge of operations management processes, frameworks, and network management systems.
CCIE SP Operations Certification benefits:
- Certification helps qualify personnel for customer’s Operations (NOC) Centers
- Provides a credential (certification) that a person holds significant knowledge in SP Operations
- Provides expert level certification to network operations (i.e. NOC) personnel to validate they are qualified to maintain and support Cisco service provider core IP (NGN) Next Generation Networks
Note: CCIE SP Operations Written Exam is scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2010. The practical exam is scheduled for release in the third quarter of 2010. To prepare for the written exam review the CCIE SP Operations
|Strong technical skills are assumed at the expert level, and CCIE candidates are encouraged to use Cisco authorized training to fill any gaps, before attempting certification. CCNA and CCNP focus on developing a solid foundation and are strongly recommended as a path to CCIE, but are not mandatory prerequisites.|
Required Steps to Attain Certification
Candidates must first pass a written qualification exam and then the corresponding practical exam.
You are expected to have an in-depth understanding of the topics in the exam topics and are strongly encouraged to have three to five years of job experience before attempting certification. You can review the exam preparation materials included on this page for more information.