Get certified on System Center

Exam 70-401: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring is available as of a few days ago, making it possible for you to earn your MCTS: System Center Configuration Manager certification in addition to the MCTS for Operations Manager that came out in January. Prep guide for 70-401 Learn about who should consider the MCTS:…

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"So, an MCP and an MCTS walk in to a bar..."

Are you a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) if you earn a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)? Yes, in that you become part of the Microsoft Certified Professional community, with access to the MCP site, benefits (Knowledge Base, etc). No, in that you do not earn a credential called “MCP.” Someone joining the program on a…

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Lifecycle of new generation certifications

Hi. It’s me, Trika. One of the selling points of the “new generation” certification program we keep harping about is currency. In a nutshell, the intent of the new program is that an employer or project manager can look at your Microsoft certification and know you are up on a specific Microsoft release and/or role best practices. The idea here is to increase…

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Vista Exam 70-620 (TS: Microsoft Windows Vista, Configuring) is live

Check it, you can register for 70-620 now. Here’s the prep guide. http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-620.mspx This is the core Vista exam (affectionately known as ‘big vista’) that, when passed, earns an Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification…which is the foundation or pre-requisite for Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Support or MCITP: Consumer Support. For those of you…

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SQL Server 2005 Certifications: MCP Live Meeting on January 23

Registration links for the SQL cert live meeting are now live, feel free to pass this on. Join this English-language Live Meeting with the Microsoft Certification team for a detailed explanation of the MCTS and MCITP certifications released last year for SQL Server 2005 DB developers, DBAs, and Business Intelligence. You’ll have a chance to ask questions…

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update on exam 70-540: Windows Mobile 5.0 - App Dev

An update on 540 (TS: Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 – Application Development) for those of you who are interested. The 71-540 beta (betas are always a 71- prefix) started in September 2006. The product planners (meet Howard) needed to extend the beta with a second wave through November, and as a result the exam live date…

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