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Microsoft MCSE Desktop Infrastructure Certification

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Manage the consumerisation of IT and enable flexible work styles

Show that you can deploy and manage desktops and devices that provide access from anywhere, while maintaining security and compliance. Also validate your skills in desktop virtualisation, remote desktop services and application virtualisation.

Earning a MCSE Microsoft Desktop Infrastructure certification will qualify you for job roles such as desktop and device support, and data and applications manager.

Required Exam Recommended Training 
70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (M20410)
70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012 (M20411)
70-412*  Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (M20412) 

After successfully completing the above, you'll earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification.

(*You can substitute Exam 346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements, Exam 409: Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center or Exam 462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases, for Exam 412.)

Required Exam Recommended Training 
70-415 Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure (M20415)
70-416 Implementing Desktop Application Environments (M20416)

This Microsoft Desktop certification requires you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every three years. 

You can upgrade these certifications to the MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure certification.

MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator on Windows 7
MCSA: Windows Server 2008
MCITP: Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008
MCITP: Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008
MCITP: Virtualization Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2
MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator 2010
MCITP: Lync Server Administrator 2010
MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010

Required exams and recommended training to upgrade to MCSE Desktop Infrastructure certification

Required Exam Recommended Training 
70-417 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 (M20417)
70-415 Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure (M20415)
70-416 Implementing Desktop Application Environments (M20416)

For more information on this Microsoft Desktop certification, call 0118 912 1929, or email us.