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Cisco Prime Central Intermediate - Administration and Operations (CPCI-AO)


Course Overview

The Cisco Prime™ Central Intermediate - Administration and Operations (CPCI-AO) instructor-led course offered by Cisco® High-Touch Delivery Learning Services is a lab-intensive course that introduces you to the Cisco Prime Central management application. Cisco Prime Carrier Management is a portfolio of service provider management offerings supporting integrated lifecycle management of Cisco architectures and technologies based on a business-centric framework.

Who should attend

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to use and configure Cisco Prime Central. The primary audience for this course includes:

  • Network administrators
  • System administrators
  • System engineers


Cisco recommends that you have the following prerequisite knowledge and skills:

  • Basic Linux system administrator knowledge
  • Basic network management concepts (Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), management information bases (MIBs), and so on)
  • TCP/IP network experience

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the purpose and deployment of the Cisco Prime Carrier Management suite and the role Cisco Prime Central plays
  • Learn to navigate and configure the portal, manage users and access roles, and troubleshoot Cisco Prime Central and integrations
  • Use Cisco Prime Central to manage inventory, customers, and alarms

Course Content

At the heart of Cisco Prime Carrier Management is Cisco Prime Central. Cisco Prime Central is a common management console for all components in the Cisco Prime Carrier Management suite. It provides tight integration between the domain managers (Cisco Prime Network and Cisco Prime Optical), the service lifecycle management application (Cisco Prime Provisioning), and the performance monitoring and reporting application (Cisco Prime Performance Manager). Cisco Prime Central enables operators to transparently and efficiently implement the service management lifecycle tasks, namely, design, fulfill, assure, and analyze.

The Cisco Prime Central course starts by introducing you to the Cisco Prime Carrier Management suite with an emphasis on Cisco Prime Central. Then you learn how to use Cisco Prime Central. You gain an understanding of the primary components of the Cisco Prime Central architecture; usage of the Cisco Prime Central portal; user management (Cisco Prime Central controls authentication and authorization to all integrated suite applications); and the use of the inventory, customer management, and fault management features.

This course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to make sure that you are able to successfully operate and administrate Cisco Prime Central.

Online Training

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • US$ 2,000.-
  • Please contact your Account Manager for CLC value.

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