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You've already put time and effort into your career as an IT professional. Now it's time to become a skilled cloud professional. Develop your expertise in one of these new job roles, with training and certification direct from the source.

  • Step 1: Download the Private Cloud Evaluation - Empowers you with a common management toolset for your private and public cloud applications and services. System Center helps you confidently deliver IT as a Service for your business.
  • Step 2: Microsoft Virtual Academy - Configuring and deploying Microsoft's private cloud System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Overview Find additional courses on System Center and private cloud.
  • Step 3: Prepare for a Microsoft Certification Exam - Through additional on-line training, books, exam crams and offers through training providers, get the skills and preparation you need to prepare and advance your career.
  • Step 4: Get Certified - The first step toward validating your skills on the cloud is getting Certified on Microsoft Virtualization.

MCITP Virtualization Administrator Certification

To join the ranks of the most skilled IT virtualization professionals, start with Exam 70-659 | MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization. Passing this exam earns you the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification and proves your technical expertise in server virtualization.

In addition to Exam 70-659, if you take the following two exams you can earn the MCITP Virtualization Administrator Certification:

  • Go broad. Prove your desktop virtualization expertise. Pass Exam 70-669 | MCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Desktop Virtualization.
  • Go deep. Prove yourself as an IT leader by demonstrating your design and deployment expertise. Pass Exam 70-693 | PRO: Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization Administrator.

Now, Microsoft makes it easy for you to get the MCITP Virtualization Administrator Certification in one easy purchase. You can purchase all the exams (70-659, 70-669, 70-693) necessary to achieve this credential when you download one voucher and pay for it via Prometric.

Go Further with Cloud Training and Certification

Cloud computing with Microsoft cloud online services provides you with the power to grow your business with cloud hosting, application development, productivity and collaboration tools, and more.

From infrastructure specialist to data center operations management

As an administrator, you're in charge of design, configuration, and maintenance. As a Windows Server administrator, you'll need to reposition your skills for the hosted data center, so that you can work in standardized environments, with standardized applications. You'll be monitoring, provisioning, and managing the data center with Microsoft System Center.

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