Certified Veek

All the virtualization geeks at TechEd last week were wearing VEEK t-shirts. Pretty sweet. I’m going to make shirts for pretty sweet geeks, they’ll say SWEEK. In other news, here is a little write-up about our plans for virtualization-related certs all in one place. Hope this is helpful. Summary of the long post that follows:…


Certification’s Building 7

PLANS FOR SYSTEM CENTER & OPERATIONS CERTIFICATIONS Months ago we presented a Live Meeting about System Center certifications, in which we announced the two Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certs that are available now for Operations Manager and Configuration Manager via exams 70-400 and 70-401. We also talked about a professional-series exam and certification–"details TBD"–that…


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:…


Stop the insanity: SCCM and WS2008 beta exams

System Center Configuration Manager beta exam I think we’ll post the System Center Configuration Manager beta exam information (71-401) at the end of this month. In the meantime, you can check out the exam objectives on the 70-401 prep guide, which is live as of a few days ago. We talked about dates and process…


System Center certification slides

We’ve added the deck from the October 24 System Center meeting to the MCP site, if you’d like to download and use/share it. https://mcp.microsoft.com/mcp/community/community.mspx


System Center Cert live meeting recording

Here is the afternoon recording: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/eventsnew/view?id=msft102407lm_pm&pw=AET8H4&cn= In addition to our presentation, you will hear a young child clamouring and a fire alarm blaring. Hopefully you will not hear me laughing, because I put myself on mute when I started cracking up. Professional? Hell, yes. We’re Microsoft!


System Center certifications

Don’t forget the Live Meeting on Wednesday, if you are interested in System Center.


Beta exam for System Center Operations Manager

Feel free to share this with your System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)-aware colleagues: beta is open until October 26 for Exam 71-400: TS: Microsoft® System Center Operations Manager, Configuring. If you don’t know much about betas, read this or this first. By participating in beta exams, you have the opportunity to provide the Microsoft Certification program…


Certifications for TSFKASMS+MOM

That’s right, I’m referring to certifications for Systems Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM) and Systems Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM): the Systems Formerly Known As SMS and MOM. If you want to learn more about what these things do, you can visit some smart, helpful blog, like I often do. If you want to hear about certifications…