CCIE Service Provider Book List

ccie_sp This page lists books on topics appearing on the CCIE exam blueprints. These books are not required study resources, however, they can be used to build knowledge in certain areas.

Cisco Press Titles

  • CCIE Practical Studies, Volume I (Solie, ISBN# 1587200023)
  • CCIE Practical Studies, Volume II (CCIE Self-Study) (Solie, Lynch, ISBN# 1587050722)
  • Cisco BGP-4 Command and Configuration Handbook (Parkhurst, ISBN# 158705017X)
  • Cisco Catalyst QoS: Quality of Service in Campus Networks (Flannagan, Froom, Turek: ISBN# 1587051206)
  • Cisco LAN Switching (Clark, Hamilton, ISBN# 1578700949)
  • Cisco OSPF Command and Configuration Handbook (Parkhurst, ISBN# 1587050714)
  • Inside Cisco IOS Software Architecture (Bollapragada, Murphy, White, ISBN# 1578701813)
  • Internetworking Technologies Handbook, 4th Edition (Cisco Systems, Inc., ISBN # 1587051192)
  • Routing TCP/IP, Volume I, Second Edition (Carroll, Doyle, ISBN# 1587052024)
  • Routing TCP/IP, Volume 2, (CCIE Professional Development) (Doyle, DeHaven Carroll, ISBN# 1578700892)
  • Troubleshooting IP Routing Protocols (CCIE Professional Development Series) ( ISBN# 1587050196)
  • Troubleshooting Remote Access Networks (CCIE Professional Development Series) (Nedeltchev, ISBN# 1587050765)
  • Design and Implementation of DSL-Based Access Solutions (Mervana, Le, ISBN# 1587050218)
  • End-to-End DSL Architectures (Vermillion, Cisco Systems, ISBN# 1587050870)
  • Internetworking Technologies Handbook, Fourth Edition (Cisco Systems, ISBN# 1587051192)
  • Planet Broadband (Yassini, Schley, Ellis, Brown, ISBN# 1587200902)

IP Telephony

  • Cisco IP Telephony (Lovell, ISBN# 1587050501)
  • Developing Cisco IP Phone Services: A Cisco AVVID Solution (Deel, Nelson, Smith, ISBN# 1587050609)
  • Troubleshooting Cisco IP Telephony (Giralt, Hallmark, Smith, ISBN# 1587050757)
  • Voice Over IP Fundamentals (Davidson, Peters, Gracely, ISBN# 1578701686)


  • CCNP Self-Study: Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN), 2nd Edition (ISBN# 1587051486)
  • Cisco ISP Essentials (Raveendran Greene, Smith, ISBN# 1587050412)


  • Cisco Self-Study: Building Cisco Metro Optical Networks (METRO) (Warren, Hartmann, ISBN #1587050706)
  • Optical Network Design and Implementation (Alwayn, ISBN# 1587051052)


  • Advanced MPLS Design and Implementation (Alwayn, ISBN# 158705020X)
  • Building MPLS-Based Broadband Access VPNs (Reddy, ISBN# 1587051362)
  • Definitive MPLS Network Designs (Guichard, Le Faucheur, Vasseur, ISBN# 1587051869)
  • Layer 2 VPN Architectures (Luo, Pignataro, Chan, Bokotey, ISBN# 1587051680)
  • MPLS and VPN Architectures (Pepelnjak, Guichard, ISBN# 1587050021)
  • MPLS and VPN Architectures, Volume II (Pepelnjak, Guichard, Apcar, ISBN# 1587051125)
  • Traffic Engineering with MPLS (Osborne, Simha, ISBN# 1587050315)

Service Provider

  • BGP Design and Implementation (Bartell, Zhang, ISBN# 1587051095)
  • Cisco Self-Study: Building Cisco Metro Optical Networks (METRO) (Hartmann, Warren, ISBN# 1587050706)
  • Definitive MPLS Network Designs (Guichard, Le Faucheur, Vasseur, ISBN# 1587051869)
  • End-to-End Qos Network Design: Quality of Service in LANs, WANs, and VPNs (Hattingh, Szigeti, ISBN# 1587051761)
  • High Availability Network Fundamentals (Oggerino, ISBN# 1587130173)
  • Interdomain Multicast Solutions Guide (Cisco Systems, Inc., ISBN# 1587050838)
  • IP Quality of Service (Vegesna, ISBN# 1578701163)
  • IS-IS Network Design Solutions (Martey, ISBN# 1578702208)
  • Layer 2 VPN Architectures (Bokotey, Chan, Luo, Pignataro, ISBN# 1587051680)
  • Metro Ethernet (Halabi, ISBN# 158705096X)
  • MPLS Configuration on Cisco IOS Software (Lakshman, Lobo, ISBN# 1587051990)
  • MPLS VPN Security (Behringer, Morrow, ISBN# 1587051834)
  • Next-Generation Network Services (Wood, ISBN# 1587051591)
  • Traffic Engineering with MPLS (Osborne, Simha, ISBN# 1587050315)
  • Troubleshooting Virtual Private Networks (VPN) (Lewis, ISBN# 1587051044)

Other Publications

  • Cisco Documentation
  • ADSL & DSL Technologies (Goralski, McGraw Hill, ISBN# 0072132043)
  • ATM Resource Library, Volumes 1, 2 And 3 (Black, Prentice Hall, ISBN# 0137937792)
  • Implementing ADSL (Ginsburg, Addison Wesley, ISBN #0201657600)
  • Interconnections: Bridges, Routers, Switches, and Internetworking Protocols, Second Edition (Perlman, Addison Wesley, ISBN# 0201634481)
  • Internetworking Technology Overview Available through Cisco Store under doc # DOC-785777
  • Internetworking with TCP/IP, Vol. I (Comer, Prentice Hall, ISBN# 0132169878)
  • ISDN : Concepts, Facilities, and Services (Kessler/Southwick, McGraw Hill)
  • Routing In the Internet, Second Edition (Huitema, Prentice Hall, ISBN# 0130226475 )
  • TCP/IP Illustrated : Volumes 1, 2 and 3 (Stevens/Wright, Addison Wesley, ISBN# 0201633469)

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