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New courses & Tests may be available as Microsoft updates requirements.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Server Administrator Certification

Server 2008 Infrastructure Configuration 

The course begins by examining basic TCP/IP networking concepts. Subsequent chapters are devoted to core Windows Server 2003 networking services, such as Domain Name System (DNS), Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS), and Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS), and to network security technologies such as digital certificates and the IP security (IPSec) extensions. Correlates to Microsoft test 70-642

Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration

This course covers the Active Directory Services environment, including forest and domain structure, Domain Name System (DNS), site topology and replication, organizational unit structure and delegation of administration, Group Policy, and user, group, and computer account strategies. Correlates to Microsoft test 70-640

Server 2008 Administrator 

This covers the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, administer, and support the core services in the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system. Correlates to Microsoft test 70-646


Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Enterprise Administrator

Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration

The course takes students through the processes and configurations to set up an application server. Time is spent discussing security issues, remote and local access issues, bandwidth considerations and functionality. Correlates to Microsoft test 70-643

Windows Vista Configuration

This course encompasses deploying Windows Vista in a business network environment. Installation, system settings, disk settings, users and groups, security, network connectivity, drivers and performance are included. Coorelates to Microsoft test 70-620.

The first three courses listed above prepare the student to sit for the three exams that comprise the Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Server Administrator certification.

The remaining two courses cover the information asked on the final two certification tests that will earn an individual the title of Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Enterprise Administrator. Note: only four of the five exams listed are needed for Enterprise Administrator - it is not necessary to pass exam 70-646 for the EA certification. Exam 70-646 is required for the Server Administrator Certification.

Passing any of the five exams listed above will earn the successful candidate the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certification.


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New Courses Numbers Announced 12/2012:

CompTIA A+ 220-801

This course covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking.

CompTIA A+ 220-802

This course covers the skills required to install and configure PC operating systems, as well as configuring common features (e.g. network connectivity and email) for mobile operating systems Android and Apple iOS.