- Originally we said exam 70-621 could not be used to fulfill requirements that asked for 70-620*.
- Many of you politely pointed out that, in this case, the policy doesn't make great sense**.
- Cert team reevaluated based on your feedback; we will accept*** 70-621 for certifications that list 70-620 as an elective or requirement.
** When you pass 70-621 you earn MCITP: Enterprise Support and MCTS: Vista. Passing 70-620 earns MCTS: Vista. By transitive property (?) we could equate the skill sets demonstrated by 70-621 and 70-620.
*** This will apply retroactively, whenever we get all of our rules and systems up to date. We still need to analyze what this means to all of the related decision trees and business rules (and your transcripts), make updates to online requirements and info, and get our Regional Service Centers up to date in order for this to be all formalized and officialized. It will take a while to get all of the bits checked off, but I know many of you are wondering about this--we wanted to give you a heads up to help your planning. Thank you for your good points and questions; it helps us make better decisions.
This poast is dedicated to Bill Holiday.