Advanced Service Provider Architecture Specialization
Help your customers make the shift to digitization
Meet your customers' diverse data center needs for the digital era. Become an expert in converged infrastructure, multi-cloud hybrid computing, application or infrastructure as a service, and analytics.
Combine Cisco converged IP architecture solutions with your differentiated professional services to help customers reduce operating costs and boost revenue. Enable your account managers and systems engineers to builds upon their routing capabilities to provide comprehensive converged IP solutions.
With the completion of this specialization you will be able to:
- Use the Advanced Architecture partner logo at the country level to position your capabilities and be recognized in the Partner Locator
- Gain eligibility to participate in the Service Provider sub-track of VIP.
- Find opportunities in telco, OTT, media, public, and enterprise segments requiring carrier-grade equipment for cloud deployments
- Help customers migrate to new routing and optical products and solutions and to the next generation of mobile backhaul
Specialization Job Role Requirements:
Requirements for the Advanced Service Provider Architecture Specialization can be met by any individual in the Partner organization. See the Cisco job role sharing document for the rules governing channel partners with multiple specializations.
Adopting the Cisco Business Architecture Approach (810-440 DTBAA)
CCNP Service Provider (or higher)
Cisco Service Provider Routing for Field Engineers (500-230)
SP Optical Technology Field Engineer Representative (500-210)
Cisco Mobile Backhaul Field Engineer Exam (500-240)
For the various job role requirements, the training courses below are recommended as preparation for the required exams. Visit Cisco’s website for additional detail.
Adopting the Cisco Business Architecture Approach (DTBAA)
Cisco IOS XR Layer 3 VPN Implementation and Verification (IOSXR301)
Cisco IOS XR Layer 2 VPN Implementation and Verification (IOSXR201)
Cisco NCS 2000 Series 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201)
NCS 2000 and NCS 4000 Technical Overview
Cisco Mobile Backhaul Field Engineer Training
Cisco Advanced Specialization certifications are good for two years. To maintain specialization requirements, a Channel Partner must maintain the required active certified individuals.
Individuals can recertify by retaking the required exams or completing 100 continuous learning points by their anniversary date.
Visit Cisco’s website for additional detail.