New book: Exam Ref 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices


Exam Ref 70-697 Configuring Windows DevicesWe’re pleased to announce the availability of Exam Ref 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices (ISBN 9781509303014), by Andrew Bettany and Jason Kellington.

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Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-697—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of configuring Windows 10 devices in the enterprise. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success as a Microsoft specialist.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Manage identity
  • Plan desktop and device deployment
  • Plan and implement a Microsoft Intune device management solution
  • Configure networking and storage
  • Manage data access and protection
  • Manage remote access
  • Manage apps
  • Manage updates and recovery

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives
  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you
  • Assumes you have experience with Windows desktop administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting; basic experience and understanding of Windows networking; and introductory-level knowledge of Active Directory and Microsoft Intune

About the Authors
Andrew Bettany, Microsoft MVP for Windows, is a member of the Microsoft Windows Technical Expert Program. As Microsoft Certified Trainer and leader of the University of York’s IT Academy in the UK, he teaches and consults on Windows deployment and troubleshooting.

Jason Kellington, MCT, MCSE, MCITP, MCTS, is a consultant, trainer, and author based in Northern Canada. Throughout his more than 15 years in IT, he has worked as an engineer, developer, administrator, and educator. He now specializes in educating IT organizations in enterprise infrastructure deployment and management.

Comments (8)

  1. John Maloney says:

    Hello Gentlemen,

    I'm John Maloney, an Assistant Professor at Miami Dade College where I teach technology classes and I have a question about the 70-697 exam and since you two have a certification prep exam book on this subject, I'm certain you can help me. We will be moving to the outcomes measured by this exam perhaps as early as next term and these outcomes include: 1) Deploy Windows desktops in an enterprise environment, 2) Manage user profiles and virtualization states, 3) Manage desktop and application settings, 4) Manage data access for Windows based devices, 5) Manage remote access solutions, 6) Manage identity, and 7) Plan desktop and device deployment. Obviously these are based on Windows 10 and my question is that I heard there were two exams - 70-697-1 and 70-697-2. I think one is more focused on deployment? Is there only one exam, or will there be two required? Thank you very much! John Maloney

  2. Kim Spilker says:

    To John Maloney:

    There are two instructor-led courses, 20697-1 and 20697-2, but there is only a single 70-697 exam.

    Hope this information helps!

  3. Joyson says:

    Shall i get MCSE:Enterprise Devices and Apps certification if i take 70-695,70-696 & 70-697 exams

    (Because 70-687 and 70-688 exams will retire on July 31, 2016 )

    Please reply

    Joyson
    Kuwait

    1. Kim Spilker says:

      Please refer to this official certification page for current requirements: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/mcse-devices-apps-certification.aspx

      If you need more information about the requirements for this MCSE after July 31, please contact the Microsoft Learning group: https://borntolearn.mslearn.net/

      1. cochecoman says:

        Your response to Joyson did not answer his question.

  4. Mim Ahmed says:

    How many exam i have to take for windows 10 MCSA .

    1. saber says:

      2 exams, 70-697 and 70-698

  5. Bill Carpenter says:

    Hello,
    Is this the most recent version/edition of 70-697 or will an newer version be releasing shortly?

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