Cisco Service Provider


Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks Part 1

Duration: 5 Days

Who should attend:

  • Channel Partner / Reseller
  • Customer
  • Employee
An individual course planning is possible for this kind of course. If you would like to know more about this course please either call us on +43 (0)1 70795380 or send an email to

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
Course Content

The Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 course is associated with the CCNA Service Provider certification. The course is a 5-day Instructor Lead Training course that provides network engineers and technicians with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to support a service provider network. The course provides knowledge of the major components of a network and helps learners to understand how service provider networks function. The course introduces IP Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture that helps service providers to build modern, scalable and reliable networks. The course also includes classroom activities with remote labs that are useful to gain practical skills for deploying basic Cisco IOS / IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR software features to operate and support service provider networks.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe IP fundamentals that are important to build IP networks, host-to-host communication, and network components and functions
  • Describe basic LAN switching and configure and verify basic LAN switch functions
  • Describe routing concepts and discuss considerations when implementing routing on a network
  • Describe the characteristics, functions, and components of a service provider WAN network
  • Describe network management concepts and discuss considerations when implementing network management tools and features on the network
Course Outline

Module 1: IP Fundamentals

Lesson 1: Defining Functions of Networking

Lesson 2: Introducing TCP/IP Layers and the OSI Reference Model

Lesson 3: IP Addressing Overview

Lesson 4: Explaining IP Addressing and Subnets

Lesson 5: Describing the TCP/IP Transport Layer

Module 2: Basic LAN Switching

Lesson 1: Understanding Ethernet

Lesson 2: Connecting to an Ethernet LAN

Lesson 3: Using Switched LAN Technology

Lesson 4: Operating a Cisco Switch

Lesson 5: Performing Switched Network Optimizations

Lesson 6: Troubleshooting Switch Issues

Module 3: Basic IP Routing

Lesson 1: Exploring the Functions of Routing

Lesson 2: Introduction to the Cisco IOS XR

Lesson 3: Implementing Basic Routing

Lesson 4: Implementing EIGRP

Module 4: Connectivity Technologies

Lesson 1: Describing Access Technologies

Lesson 2: Introducing Service Provider Access, Edge, and Transport Technologies

Lesson 3: Enabling the WAN Internet Connection

Hardware Lab 5: Implement Internet Connectivity

Lesson 4: WAN Encapsulation

Lesson 5: Introducing VPN

Module 5: Network Management and Security

Lesson 1: Collecting Network Device Data

Lesson 2: Configuring Network Management Tools

Lesson 3: Explaining Network Security

Lesson 4: Understanding Switch Security

 Lesson 5: Understanding Cisco Router Security

Further information

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