Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification qualifies you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or as a computer network specialist, and it is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).
STEP 1 - SKILLS
Possess foundational IT skills. If you feel that you do not possess these skills, consider pursuing one or more Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications.
STEP 2 - EXAMS
Pass 3 required exams. Be sure to explore the exam prep resources.
STEP 3 - CERTIFICATION
Earn your MCSA: Windows Server 2016.
STEP 4 - CONTINUING EDUCATION
Earn an MCSE by passing 1 related exam.
To earn your MCSE Windows Server 2016 certification, you must first pass the three MCSA exams and earn your MCSA certification.
This exam focuses on how to secure Windows Server 2016 environments. It covers methods and technologies for hardening server environments and securing virtual machine infrastructures using Shielded and encryption-supported virtual machines and Guarded Fabric.
This training series focuses on how to secure Windows Server 2016 environments. It covers methods and technologies for hardening server environments and securing virtual machine infrastructures using Shielded and encryption-supported virtual machines and Guarded Fabric. In addition, the series covers the protection of Active Directory and identity infrastructure with the Enhanced Security Administrative Environment (ESAE) Administrative Forest design approach and the management of privileged identities using Just-in-Time (JIT) and Just-Enough-Administration (JEA) approaches, along with Privileged Access Workstations (PAWs) and Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS). The series also covers threat detection solutions, such as auditing, implementing Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA), the understanding of Operations Management Suite (OMS) solutions, and workload-specific security including the use of Nano Server for particular server workloads.
This series will then prepare you to take the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure exams. Prior to this, you must complete the 70-740, 70-741, and 70-742 series and take the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 exams.
This training series focuses on the identity functionality in Windows Server 2016. It covers the installation and configuration of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), in addition to Group Policy implementation for non-Nano Server environments. It also covers functionality such as Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Active Directory Federations Services (AD FS), and Web Application proxy implementations.
This series, along with the 70-740 and 70-741 series, will prepare you to take the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 exams. Taking the 70-744 series will then prepare you to take the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure exams.
This course, 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016, covers the essential networking skills required to design, deploy, configure and support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. It elaborates on the TCP/IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including Software Defined Networking.
The course 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016 is part of a three course series required to pass the MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification. The course curriculum is designed keeping in view the exam topics covered in the Microsoft exam 70-741. In this way, this course is equally helpful for IT professionals looking to gain their knowledge as well as the candidates willing to appear in the said exam.
Career Path: The 70-741 exam is geared toward network administrators that are looking to reinforce their existing skills and learn about new networking technology changes and functionality in Windows Server 2016.
Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 is the first step towards taking the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) exam. This course addresses all of the concepts, terminology, and technology related to the MCSA certification and it provides the opportunity to be able to apply the knowledge to the real-world scenarios.
Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 course is an offering for those IT professionals who have some experience with Windows Server and want to enhance their knowledge with the latest technologies Microsoft Windows Server 2016 offers. This course gives a detailed insight in the Microsoft Hyper-V environment and how the features like high availability, fault-tolerance, disaster recovery, automated backups and network load balancing can be achieved through it. It also covers the storage aspect and the basic protocols and techniques which can be used to configure local storage systems.
The Exploring ASP.NET Core: Fundamentals course is a beginner level course that gives the students an overview of the new ASP.NET Core framework, the new tooling, and gives the candidates enough knowledge and confidence to start building web applications using it. The course starts off discussing the new templates and project types available. Then, moves on to review some of the core concepts such as configuration, dependency injection, routing, and Middleware.
This course is part of the two course series on ASP.NET Core framework. The course focuses on the .NET Core platform itself. The primary objective of this course is to enable the students to develop .NET Core console applications and libraries that run on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. It also prepares the candidates to learn about developing ASP.NET web applications for the .NET Core platform.
This course is specifically for participants to measure their knowledge and skills on making the appropriate job role decisions around implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
This course is designed for ETL and Data Warehouse Developers who most likely focus on hands-on work creating business intelligence (BI) solutions, including data cleansing, Extract Transform Load (ETL), and Data Warehouse implementation. Primary responsibilities may include:
This training course on implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 prepares participants for the Microsoft Exam 70-463.
This course will provide all the skills and knowledge for the following areas:
This training course was created specifically for those individuals (Database Professionals) who install, maintain and configure as their primary job function. Any participants setting up database systems and/or responsible for efficient system operation, regular database back ups stored effectively, and securing data from unauthorised access is also a candidate for this training course on SQL 2012.
Below is a partial list of job functions associated to this training course:
The SQL 2012 Administering Databases course prepares you for the Microsoft Exam 70-462 - As the participant in the SQL 2012 Adminstering course will learn:
This course is intended for SQL Server database administrators, implementers, system engineers, and developers. This new SQL 2012 course is focused on anyone interested in the validation of your skills and knowledge with writing queries.
This course provides the knowledge and understanding for some of these important job functions:
This learning course provides the knowledge for the 70-461 Exam on Queries on Microsoft SQL Server 2012:
We create the highest quality course curriculum possible, ensuring you receive the training and knowledge needed to succeed.
The Exploring ASP.NET Core: Intermediate is the second course in the two course series on the ASP.NET core framework. The course gives the students an opportunity to dig deeper into the ASP.NET core and build on the learnt concepts in the Exploring ASP.NET Core: Fundamentals course.
The Exploring ASP.NET Core: Intermediate course helps the candidates to get started with Tag Helpers, and then explore middleware, find out how to use dependency injection (DI) to register and resolve application services. The course also explore the importance of Entity Framework Core and database migrations. The comprehensive course enables the candidates to feel confident while working with the ASP.NET Core for building web applications.
Our Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C# course provides developers with the knowledge and decision making skills for utilizing C# and Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 to develop and design Windows store apps, create user interfaces, and manage security and data. This course provides credit towards the MCSD certification.
This course is designed for developers with two to five years of experience with C# and XAML applications, as well as experience with developing applications in accordance with Windows Store app guidelines.
This course is specifically for participants to gain the knowledge and skills for making the appropriate job role decisions around implementing data models and reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
This course is designed for BI Developers who most-likely focus on hands-on work creating the BI solution including implementing multi-dimensional data models, implementing and maintaining OLAP cubes, and creating information displays used in business decision making. Primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
This course is specifically for participants to gain the knowledge and skills for making the appropriate job role decisions around designing business intelligence solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
This course is designed for BI Architects, who focus on the overall design of the BI infrastructure, including how it relates to other data systems in use. Primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
This training course on designing business intelligence solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 prepares participants for the Microsoft Exam 70-467.
The Implementing Desktop Application Environments course provides IT professionals with the opportunity to validate their skills and knowledge necessary to design, implement, and support a Windows Server 2012 desktop infrastructure in an enterprise scaled, extremely virtualized setting. This course provides credit towards the MCSE certification.
This course is intended for IT professionals and is part two of two exams which validate the student’s aptitude to plan, configure, and implement Windows Server 2012 desktop services, as well as confirms the skills and knowledge necessary for designing, deploying, and maintaining desktop infrastructure services in Windows Server 2012 settings.
Some of the skills you will learn in this class are:
This course is intended for IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating the Office 365 services, including its dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies.
This course prepares you for the MS-346 certification exam.
This course provides the knowledge and understanding for some of these important job functions:
Provision Office 365
Plan and implement networking and security in Office 365
Manage cloud identities
Implement and manage identities by using DirSync
Implement and manage federated identities (single sign-on [SSO])
Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 availability and usage
This course is specifically for participants to measure their knowledge and skills on making the appropriate job role decisions around Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases.
This course is designed for Database developers who build and implement databases across the organization, while ensuring high levels of data availability. They perform tasks including creating database files, create data types, tables, plan create and optimize indexes, implement data integrity, implement views, stored procedures and functions, manage transactions and locks. Primary responsibilities may include:
This training course on developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases prepares participants for the Microsoft Exam 70-464.
This course will provide all the skills and knowledge for the following areas:
This course is specifically for participants to measure their knowledge and skills on making the appropriate job role decisions around designing database solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
This course is designed for Database professionals who design and build database solutions. These Database professionals are responsible for the creation of plans and designs for Database structure, storage, objects, and servers, as well as creating the plan for the environment in which the database solution runs. Primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to designing:
This training course on designing database solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 prepares participants for the Microsoft Exam 70-465:
The 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices training course delivers the fundamental knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment. The candidates enrolled in this course are taught to explore installation and customization of Microsoft Windows environment particularly Windows 10. The extended topics also include the configuration of local and remote network connectivity and storage. The primary focus of this course is to enable the students to configure data security, device security, and network security and to maintain, update, and recover Windows 10 devices.
This training course is based on the official exam objectives of 70-697 exam and trains the students to appear in the certification exam. The course also involves extensive knowledge to prepare the students to deploy and manage Windows 10 desktops, devices, and applications in an enterprise environment.
The MCTS 70-687 training course Configuring Windows 8.1 teaches students the knowledge and skills to configure and administer Windows 8.1 as a standalone installation or in a corporate environment as a part of a Windows Active Directory domain. Students provided with the ability to create and deploy images, configure hardware and software, configure networking and backup and restore system information.
When you pass Exam 70-688: Configuring Windows 8, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):
We offer you the most effective way to earn your Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). Professionals holding the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows 8, Configuring certification have demonstrated the knowledge and skills necessary to:
The 70-685: Enterprise Desktop Support Technician training course is ideal for the IT support staff responsible for day-to-day troubleshooting of the end-user devices running on Microsoft Windows. The course enhances the students’ knowledge of Windows XP and Windows Vista so that they are able to work on Windows 7 as Enterprise Desktop Support Technicians (EDSTs) in Tier 2 support environments. The ultimate goal of this training is to enable the candidates to support the Windows 7 operating system and solve technical troubleshooting problems in a Windows 7 environment.
The course is designed for Information Technology (IT) professionals who have experience with Windows XP and Windows Vista and want to work as Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technicians (EDSTs). The course is based on the official exam contents of the 70-685 exam and prepares the candidates for the same. The certification exam is the final requirement for the Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (EDST) professional credential.
The 70-680: Windows 7 –Configuration course is an intensive and focuses course which helps the candidates to enhance their knowledge base and technical skills in Windows 7 operating system. This course teaches in detail about installation, up-gradation and migration from previous Microsoft Windows versions such as Windows XP and Windows Vista.The candidates also learn about the detailed configuration options related to network connectivity, security, maintenance, optimization, customization and remote desktop connectivity all in the broad horizon of MS Windows 7.
This intensive configuration training on Microsoft Windows 7 provides the students with the knowledge and skills needed to isolate, document and resolve problems on a Windows 7 desktop or laptop computer. The course also helps the candidates to prepare for the 70-680 exam as its contents map directly with the official exam objectives of the certification exam by Microsoft.
The 70-662: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Configuring training course provides the candidates with the essential knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 messaging environment. This course will teach the candidates on how to configure Exchange Server 2010, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help them to optimize their Exchange server deployment.
This training course is focused on the Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, one of the most widely used email infrastructures around the world. This training course is helpful to certify the candidates and pass the Microsoft exam 70-662. The course is addresses and focuses on the skills, concepts, technologies, and the information that are necessary for IT professionals to effectively install, operate and manage Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 environments.
The 70-647: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administration course focuses on multi-domain and enterprise-wide planning and implementation tasks that are to be performed by the system administrators of that enterprise. The course enhances the students’ ability to choose the appropriate Windows Server solution for a design requirement, and the ability to perform domain-wide administration tasks.
The Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administration course covers the operations and maintenance of a Windows Server 2008 R2 environment in comprehensive detail. The students of this course will be able to learn about the complexities involved in planning for active directory, network infrastructure, troubleshooting active directory issues, deploying windows 2008 to the small and medium sized enterprises, managing remote desktop services and application setup. Students will also learn about securing the network, various virtualization solutions, windows updates and protecting the environment by making the infrastructure secure from attacks from the outside world.
The Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Administration course enhances the knowledge and skills of IT professionals and enables them to plan and implement a Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment. It incorporates both the planning of the server infrastructure and key aspects of the implementation, management and maintenance of Active Directory and Network Infrastructure. It is the primary training resource for Exam 70-646 preparation. The course covers the most important job tasks for Server and System Administrators who are responsible for the planning, operations, and day-to-day maintenance of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 servers in their organizations.
This certification preparatory course prepares the students for Exam 70-646. The topics covered include planning for server deployment and management, application and data provisioning, business continuity and high availability, and monitoring and maintaining servers.
The Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring course covers all the necessary topics required to clear the 70-643 exam. The course focuses on the Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure technologies, which includes, Terminal Services, Web Services infrastructure and security, Media Server, Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services server options, File Server, Print Services, network maintenance, and Simple Network Management Protocol.
This certification preparatory course enhances the candidates’ skills and knowledge necessary to implement and support a core Windows Server 2008 R2 infrastructure in an enterprise environment. Completing this course, validates a candidate’s ability to implement and configure Windows Server 2008 R2 application services, such as Web and Remote Desktop Services. In addition to that, the course also ensures that the candidate has the skills and knowledge necessary for deploying, configuring and managing application infrastructure services in a Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.