The 642-889 SPEDGE Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Edge Network Services exam is associated with the CCNP Service Provider certification. This 90-minute, 65−75 questions exam tests a candidate’s knowledge on the concepts and implementation of VPN solutions from the Service Providers perspective, including simple and complex layer 3 MPLS VPNs, CSC, 6VPE, and layer 2 VPNs such as AToM and VPLS. This exam covers the Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR operating systems. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next Generation Edge Network Services (SPEDGE) course. The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed.
The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.
1.0 VPN in Service Provider IP NGN Environments
2.0 MPLS layer 3 VPNs in Service Provider IP NGN Environments
3.0 Layer 2 VPNs in Service Provider IP NGN Environments
4.0 Carrier Ethernet in Service Provider IP NGN Environments