Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks 1

Code: SPNGN1Technology: InfrastructureVendor: CISCOLevel: CCNA SPDifficulty: Beginner


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.

Upon completing the SPNGN1 course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe the purpose and function of IP and data network devices
  • Describe QoS, MPLS, multicast, high availability, and VPN technologies
  • Describe and differentiate IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes
  • Describe and configure switched and routed network technologies
  • Configure IP services like NAT and DHCP
  • Configure Cisco IOS, IOS XE, and IOS XR software on Cisco platforms
  • Configure transport, access, and edge technologies, as well as security in the network
  • Configure network management protocols like Netflow, SNMP, and CDP on Cisco platforms

Duration in days:





  • Module 1, IP Fundamentals, contains 6 lessons, a lab, and case study:
    • Lesson 1: Defining Functions of Networking
    • Lesson 2: Introducing TCP / IP Layers and the OSI Reference Model
    • Lesson 3: Describing TCP / IP Network Layer
    • Lesson 4: Describing TCP / IP Transport Layer
    • Lesson 5: Explaining Network Security
    • Lesson 6: IP Addressing and Subnets
    • Lab 1-1: Verify Host IP Configuration
    • Case Study 1-2: Configure Subnetting
  • Module 2, Basic LAN Switching, contains 7 lessons and a lab:
    • Lesson 1: Understanding Ethernet
    • Lesson 2: Connecting to an Ethernet LAN
    • Lesson 3: Switched LAN Technology
    • Lesson 4: Operating a Cisco Switch
    • Lesson 5: Switch Security
    • Lesson 6: Performing Switched Network Optimizations
    • Lesson 7: Troubleshooting Switch Issues
    • Lab 2-1: Configuring Cisco Switches
  • Module 3, Basic IP Routing, contains 5 lessons and a lab:
    • Lesson 1: Exploring the Functions of Routing
    • Lesson 2: Introduction to the Cisco IOS XR
    • Lesson 3: Configuring Basic Routing
    • Lesson 4: Configuring EIGRP
    • Lab 3-1: Configure Basic Router Configuration
    • Lesson 5: Understanding Cisco Router Security
  • Module 4, Connectivity Technologies, contains 5 lessons and 2 labs:
    • Lesson 1: Access Technologies
    • Lesson 2: Introducing Service Provider Access, Edge, and Transport Technologies
    • Lesson 3: Enabling the WAN Internet Connection
    • Lab 4-1: Implement Internet Connectivity
    • Lesson 4: Introducing Encapsulation
    • Lab 4-2: Configure Data Link Layer Encapsulation
    • Lesson 5: Introducing VPN
  • Module 5: Network Management and Security


All attendees receive an original of Cisco study guide.

Technical equipment

Cisco Routers 2900, ASR1000, ASR9000 series, Switches ME3400 series. According to Cisco´s starndard two students share one pod.

Current dates

Location / Language
2 311,00 €
Zagreb /
2 311,00 €
Ljubljana /
2 311,00 €
Belgrade /
2 311,00 €
Budapest /
2 311,00 €
Budapest /

Follow-up courses

graph TD; SPNGN1-->SPNGN2; click SPNGN1 "/en/building-cisco-service-provider-next-generation-networks-1.p2378.html" "Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks 1"; class SPNGN1 nodeCustomActStyle; click SPNGN2 "/en/building-cisco-service-provider-next-generation-networks-2.p2379.html" "Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks 2"; class SPNGN2 nodeCustomStyle; SPNGN2-->SPROUTE; click SPROUTE "/en/deploying-cisco-service-provider-network-routing.p2380.html" "Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing"; class SPROUTE nodeCustomStyle; SPROUTE-->SPADVROUTE; click SPADVROUTE "/en/deploying-cisco-service-provider-advanced-routing.p2375.html" "Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing"; class SPADVROUTE nodeCustomStyle; SPADVROUTE-->SPCORE; click SPCORE "/en/implementing-cisco-sp-next-generation-core-network-services.p2376.html" "Implementing Cisco SP Next-Generation Core Network Services"; class SPCORE nodeCustomStyle; SPCORE-->SPEDGE; click SPEDGE "/en/implementing-cisco-sp-next-generation-edge-network-services.p2377.html" "Implementing Cisco SP Next-Generation Edge Network Services"; class SPEDGE nodeCustomStyle;

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ALEF Training has 5 training rooms. Three of these classrooms are named by continents - Australia, and Europe has a capacity of 8 seats, Africa for 12 points. There are still classrooms engine room (12 seats) and the Competence Center with 18 seats.

We continuously modernize the training rooms. In the Competence Center we use for training and seminars Cisco Spark Board. Spark board is essentially a giant tablet that combines the functions and whiteboard screen for video conferencing. You have the unique opportunity to experience the modern medium of communication.

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Our team, consisting of more than 50 lecturers, offers a full range of technologies in the area of routing and switching, security, collaboration and data centres.

The uniqueness of our lecturers lies mainly in the fact that they have extensive practical experience from various projects. They can thus respond very flexibly to any question or comment from the students. The lecturers pass their practical knowledge on to the participants of the trainings. Thanks to the synergy of the reliable operation of the company and years of experience, we have been able to respond flexibly to the upcoming changes in Cisco specializations, so we can guarantee a wide range of certified courses that will allow you and your colleagues to acquire the necessary know-how for the subsequent certification tests.

In addition to the certified trainings, we offer special courses that are focused primarily on the development of the necessary configuration skills.

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