The 642-889 SPEDGE Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Edge Network Services tests a candidate’s knowledge of service provider VPN solutions through enabling point of presence to provide Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs. This Cisco 642-889 SPEDGE exam covers the Cisco IOS, IOS XE and IOS XR operating systems.

Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Edge Network Services is the exam name of 642-889 SPEDGE test. The Associated Certification is CCNP Service Provider. There are 65-75 questions in real Cisco 642-889 SPEDGE exam, which will take the candidates 90 minutes to complete the test. The available language is English. Candidates can register Cisco 642-889 SPEDGE exam at Pearson VUE testing center.

Cisco 642-889 SPEDGE exam topics cover the following sections, which are helpful in your preparation.

15% 1.0 VPN in Service Provider IP NGN Environments

1.1 Describe VPN implementation models (overlay, peer-to-peer)
1.2 Describe VPN technologies (L2TPv3, GRE, IPsec VPN, SSLVPN, DMVPN, GETVPN)
1.3 Describe layer 2 vs layer 3 VPNs

40% 2.0 MPLS layer 3 VPNs in Service Provider IP NGN Environments

2.1 Describe MPLS layer 3 VPN architecture and operations (RDs, RTs, VRFs, MP-BGP, PE-CE routing)
2.2 Describe the design models for combining Internet access with MPLS Layer 3 VPN services Manager
2.3 Describe the various methods used to deploy IPv6 over MPLS (6PE and 6VPE)
2.4 Implement MP-BGP between PE routers on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
2.5 Implement PE-CE routings (static, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP) on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
2.6 Implement complex MPLS layer 3 VPNs on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
2.7 Implement carrier supporting carrier (CSC) on IOS-XR and IOS-XE
2.8 Troubleshoot MPLS layer 3 VPNs IOS-XR and IOS-XE configuration errors in service provider environments

19% 3.0 Layer 2 VPNs in Service Provider IP NGN Environments

3.1 Describe L2TPv3 VPNs over an IP core network
3.2 Describe layer 2 VPNs (AToM and VPLS) over an IP/MPLS core network
3.3 Describe AToM Interworking
3.4 Implement AToM on IOS-XR and IOS-XE

16% 4.0 Carrier Ethernet in Service Provider IP NGN Environments

4.1 Describe Carrier Ethernet forums and standards (MEF, IEEE, IETF)
4.2 Describe the concepts of User PE (U-PE) and Network PE (N-PE)
4.3 Describe E-Line vs E-LAN vs E-Tree
4.4 Describe QinQ tunneling
4.5 Describe Provider Backbone Bridge (PBB – aka MAC-in-MAC)
4.6 Describe VPWS vs VPLS
4.7 Describe VPLS vs H-VPLS
4.8 Describe VPLS signaling using LDP or BGP
4.9 Implement QinQ on Cisco ME 3400 switches
4.10 Implement VPLS on IOS-XR and IOS-XE