|The first beta exams for the Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 portfolios are now available!
- 71-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Find details in the 70-410 preparation guide.
Successful completion of the 71-410 beta exam counts as credit toward the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification.
- 71-687 Configuring Windows 8
Find details in the 70-687 preparation guide.
Successful completion of the 71-687 beta exam counts as credit toward the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.
Get to know Windows Server 2012 with this First Look Clinic (FLC):
40005A: First Look Clinic: Windows Server 2012
This FLC is the among the first few Microsoft Learning products on Windows Server 2012 and paves the way for many more, including Microsoft Official Courses and other products coming soon. This FLC is built on the Windows Server 2012 Consumer Preview (Beta release) software. This three-hour FLC covers key new features in Windows Server 2012 and includes demonstrations. It outlines new management and access features for areas such as Server Manager, Active Directory, and PowerShell. It also covers storage and network improvements as well as High Availability and significant changes to Hyper-V contained within Windows Server 2012.
Schedule, promote, and deliver this Windows 8 course:
Course 20687A: Configuring Windows 8
This five-day course is ideal for IT professionals who configure or support Windows 8 computers, devices, and associated network and security resources. The networks with which these professionals typically work are configured as a domain-based or peer-to-peer environment with access to the Internet and cloud services. This is applicable for IT professionals in job roles such as consultant, desktop support technician, or IT generalist who administer Windows 8-based computers and devices as a portion of their broader technical responsibilities.
Beta exams offer you and your customers an opportunity to be among the first to take a new exam and get certified on the latest technologies. For Microsoft Partners with a Learning Competency and Microsoft Certified Trainers, this is also a great way to get ready to deliver Windows 8 training!
Note Because participation in beta exams is popular, please act quickly and encourage your customers to do the same; register with your local Prometric testing center now. Visit the Prometric website.