Grids Gone Wild IV

OK, the certification grid/landing page for MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator is now live, along with refreshed versions of the related prep guides. To borrow from one Christopher Wallace, aka Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie, “…if you don’t know, now you know.”


Exchange Server 2007 certification tips

It’s me again, ole’ yesterday’s-news-Harms zum Spreckel, reporting that our final Exchange Server 2007 exam (70-238) went live in mid-July. This means you can now earn the MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator certification. Kate at You Had Me At EHLO (btw, Exchange team, You Had Me At ‘You Had Me At EHLO’…) recently posted an excellent, first-person take on…


Exchange 70-238 and Upside-down Haircuts

70-238: Deploying Messaging Solutions with Ex2007 goes live on July 12. A while back I said June 28, but it sounds like it moved to July 12 in the meantime. With 70-238 you can complete your MCITP: Messaging credential (watch this Live Meeting recording for more info on the Exchange 2007 cert tracks).  OT: I recommend my friend Tyler’s video of little-to-no consequence but…


May 30: Vista and Exchange cert 101

Reminder that tomorrow, Wednesday May 30, we are having Live Meetings on Vista and Exchange certifications–with updates on exam availability and related training (training kits, classroom training, e-learning, etc…). It will be a short and sweet intro to help you grok* the cert paths, then you can ask questions about the certification tracks and training for XP/Vista and Messaging (Exchange 2007…


classroom and e-learning tracks for 70-236

One of you Exchange types asked me about this a long time ago and now that I’ve gotten the answer I can’t find you to respond. So, here, for all the world to see… and by all the world I mean you three or four readers and my friend Mary who is not in IT but sometimes reads this…


Vista/Exchange cert refresher

Microsoft Windows Vista and Exchange 2007 Certification Review Live Meeting on May 30 We introduced our new certifications and roadmaps for Windows Vista and Exchange Server 2007 in January and February 2007, respectively. After most of the related exams for the new Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) exams become available…


Exchange 2007 exam 70-237 now live, mmm-hmmm.

You can register for 70-237: Designing Messaging Solutions with Exchange 2007 as of today, should you be so inclined. 70-237’s little buddy 70-238 is scheduled to release on June 28, 2007. The combo of MCTS: Exchange Server 2007 (via 70-236) + 70-237 + 70-238 = an MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator credential.


Does the MCITP for Exchange 2007 require 2 or 3 exams?

Answer is 3. 70-236 to earn the MCTS; then 70-237 AND 70-238 to earn MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator. We are updating the prep guides to say this clearly – as shown below in 238 example… 70-238 Credit Toward Certification: When you pass Exam 70-238 Pro: Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, in conjunction with…


SBS 2003 R2 and E2007 (or, How Things Went in our First MCA Live Meeting)

I should have mentioned that our first Microsoft Certified Architect live meeting went really well; it was a smaller group so we got to lots of very specific questions about things like, for example, everyone’s favorite: event sinks. A very big thank you is in order for Infrastructure Architect Scott Andersen for taking time to do two of…