Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing

Code: SPROUTETechnology: InfrastructureVendor: CISCOLevel: CCNP SPDifficulty: Advanced


This Instructor Lead Training course is #1 of 4. It will prepare students for the SPROUTE exam required for the new CCNP-SP Certification. This certifictation is designed to prepare students to work at the Professional level in a Service Provider environment. The SPROUTE course is designed to provide service provider professionals with information on the use of advanced routing in implementing scalability for Cisco routers that are connected to LANs and WANs. The goal is to train professionals to dramatically increase the number of routers and sites using these techniques instead of redesigning the network when additional sites or wiring configurations are added. The SPROUTE training reinforces the instruction by providing students with hands-on labs to ensure they thoroughly understand how to implement advanced routing within their networks. The course also includes classroom activities with remote labs that are useful to gain practical skills on deploying Cisco IOS / IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR features to operate and support service provider network.

The goal of the course is to train service provider network professionals on the techniques to plan, implement, and monitor a scalable IP routing.

Duration in days:





  • Module 1: Service Provider Routing
    • Lesson 1-1: Understanding Service Provider Routing Protocols
  • Module 2: Implement OSPF in the Service Provider Network
    • Lesson 2-1: Introducing OSPF Routing
    • Lesson 2-2: OSPF Operation
    • Lesson 2-3: Implementing OSPF Routing
    • Lab 2-1: Implementing OSPF Routing
    • Lesson 2-4: Implementing OSPF Special Area Types
    • Lab 2-2: Implementing OSPF Special Area Types
  • Module 3: Implement Integrated IS-IS in the Service Provider Network
    • Lesson 3-1: Introducing IS-IS Routing
    • Lesson 3-2: Implementing integrated IS-IS routing
    • Lab 3-1: Implementing integrated IS-IS routing
  • Module 4: Implement BGP in the Service Provider Network
    • Lesson 4-1: Introducing BGP Routing
    • Lesson 4-2: Implementing Basic BGP routing
    • Lab 4-1: Implementing Basic BGP routing
  • Module 5: Routing Protocol Tools and Route Manipulation
    • Lesson 5-1: Introducing Routing Protocol Tools
    • Lesson 5-2: Implementing Route Redistribution
    • Lab 5-1: Implementing Route Redistribution
    • Lesson 5-3: Influencing BGP Route Selection
    • Lab 5-2: Influencing BGP Route Selection


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
2 550,00 €
Bratislava /
2 550,00 €
Prague /
2 550,00 €
Belgrade /
2 550,00 €
Prague /
2 550,00 €
Budapest /
2 550,00 €
Ljubljana /

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 nodeCustomStyle; 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 nodeCustomActStyle; 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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Training rooms

ALEF operates with training rooms match submarine's style to unexpected, unusual while still being smart and available to work in. We have several type of rooms for small groups and up to larger rooms with modern technical equipment and supportive technologies we provide.

We also deliver the high-quality multimedia sharing for efficient, effective virtual communication on a global scale. In the Competence Center is also available Spark Board. Cisco Sparkboard integrates the most common tools needed for team collaboration in physical meeting rooms into a single elegant device. It also combines white board, video or audio conference features.

All ALEF training centres operates with testing centre that provides full acess to take an exam and get certificate provided by our vendors. ALEF provides to our customer complete management and administration.

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Team of instructors

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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Certified lecturers




The uniqueness of our training is to transfer knowledge both on theoretical and practical level.

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Our training customers include:

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  • Orange Slovensko
  • Telefónica O2 Czech Republic,a.s.
  • AT&T Global Network Services Slovakia
  • T-Mobile Slovensko
  • U.S.Steel Košice
  • VOLKSWAGEN Slovakia
  • Magyar Telekom Nyrt
  • MÁV Zrt


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