Microsoft

Server technologies

Technology Version Technical certifications

Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006*

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise configuring BizTalk Server 2006
MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise configuring Exchange Server 2007
MCITP: Builds on the MCTS certification and is designed for IT professionals who want to demonstrate their expertise designing and deploying messaging solutions
by using Exchange Server 2007 MCSA: Messaging or MCSE: Messaging: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their skills with earlier versions of Exchange Server and related messaging technologies

Messaging Architecture
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA): For Microsoft employees and Microsoft Certified Partner employees who have exceptional expertise in architecting Exchange Server

 


Best Microsoft MCTS Training – Microsoft MCITP Certification

Windows Small Business Server
MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise in one of three areas: Implementation and Maintenance, Database Development, or
Business Intelligence

MCITP: Builds on an MCTS pre-requisite and is designed for IT professionals who want to demonstrate their expertise in using SQL Server 2008 for one of
three specific job roles: Database Administrator, Database Developer, or Business Intelligence Developer

Microsoft Certified Master: Microsoft SQL Server 2008: For senior-level IT professionals who seek in-depth and comprehensive training on implementing
database solutions by using Microsoft SQL Server 2008

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their expertise maintaining databases by using SQL Server 2005 or their in-depth expertise with
SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence

MCITP: Builds on an MCTS prerequisite and is designed for IT professionals who want to demonstrate their expertise in using SQL Server 2005 for one of
three specific job roles: Business Intelligence, Database Development, or Database Administration

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA): For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise designing, implementing, and
administering SQL Server 2000 databases

Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA): For Microsoft employees and Microsoft Certified Partner employees who have exceptional expertise in architecting database solutions for companies of all sizes

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their in-depth knowledge of key Windows Server 2008 technologies: Active Directory Configuration, Network Infrastructure Configuration, and/or Applications Infrastructure Configuration

MCITP: Builds on a combination of MCTS pre-requisites and is designed for IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical skills in one of two industry-defined job roles: Enterprise Administrator or Server Administrator Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE): For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise in designing and implementing business solutions based on the Windows platform and Windows Server system

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA): For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise managing and troubleshooting
system environments running on Windows operating systems

MCTS: Designed for developers and IT professionals who want to demonstrate their deep technical expertise in Application Development or Configuration

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their in-depth technical skills in one of two key System Center technologies: Configuration Manager or Operations Manager

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their in-depth technical skills in these areas of Microsoft Virtualization: Server Virtualization, Application Virtualization, Presentation Virtualization, and Virtualization Management

Microsoft Dynamics Technical certifications
Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Specialist: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their proficiency in one module of a Microsoft Dynamics or related business product. Specializations include:

• Microsoft Dynamics CRM

• Microsoft Dynamics AX

• Microsoft Dynamics GP

• Microsoft Dynamics NAV

• Microsoft Dynamics SL

• Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System

• Microsoft Dynamics Point of Sale

Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Professional: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their professional proficiency in Microsoft Dynamics. Specializations include:

Microsoft Dynamics CRM:

• Applications

• Developer

• Installation and Configuration

Microsoft Dynamics AX:

• Applications

• Developer

• Installation and Configuration

Microsoft Dynamics GP:

• Applications

• Installation and Configuration

Microsoft Dynamics NAV:

• Applications

• Developer

• Installation and Configuration

Microsoft Dynamics SL:

• Applications

• Installation and Configuration

Technology Version Technical certifications

Windows Vista

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise in the functions and features of Windows Vista – Configuration or Business Desktop Deployment

MCITP: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their job-role skills in one of two areas: Enterprise Support Technician for deploying, managing, and troubleshooting in a network environment and Consumer Support Technician for supporting desktop and mobile devices for home users in a retail environment.

Microsoft Business Certification: For office worker Windows Vista
certifications

Windows XP

Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST): For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise supporting end users and troubleshooting desktop environments that are running the Microsoft Windows operating system

Windows Embedded

Windows Embedded CE 6.0

MCTS: For developers who want to demonstrate their technical expertise in developing embedded devices by using Windows Embedded CE 6.0

Windows Mobile

Windows Mobile 5.0

MCTS: For developers who want to demonstrate their technical expertise
creating Applications

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their skill Implementing and Managing Windows Mobile 5.0

Microsoft Office

Technology Version Technical certifications

2007 Microsoft Office system

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise deploying and maintaining client desktops with Business Desktop Deployment or configuring Microsoft Office Groove 2007

MCTS: For developers who want to demonstrate their technical expertise developing applications with Microsoft Office Virtual Earth 6.0 or Microsoft Office Visio 2007

Microsoft Business Certifications: For office workers who want to demonstrate their skills using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office applications in the workplace

Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server

MCTS: Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical skills implementing and configuring PerformancePoint Server

Microsoft Office Project

MCTS: Managing Projects with Microsoft Office Project 2007: For project managers who want to demonstrate their expertise in project management practices and methodologies (as established by the Project Management Institute)

Microsoft Office Project Server

MCTS: Managing Projects with Microsoft Office Project Server 2007: For
project managers who want to demonstrate their expertise in managing and
supporting projects in an enterprise environment

MCTS: Office Project Server 2007, Configuration: For IT professionals who
want to demonstrate their technical expertise implementing and administering Project Server and network operating systems in a medium-sized to large organization

MCITP: Enterprise Project Manager with Microsoft Office Project Server 2007: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate how they manage and support projects by using Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007 and Office Project Server 2007 in an enterprise project management (EPM) environment

Microsoft Office Communications Server

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their expertise using and configuring Active Directory and network infrastructure components that support the deployment and ongoing management of Office Communications Server 2007

Microsoft Certified Master: Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007: For senior-level IT professionals who seek in-depth and comprehensive training on designing solutions by using the Office Communications Server 2007 platform

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise in configuring Office Live Communications Server 2005

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

MCTS: Application Development: For developers who want to demonstrate their expertise in building Web portals and integrating business applications with SharePoint Server

MCTS: Configuration: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise in configuring and deploying SharePoint Server

Microsoft Certified Master: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007: For senior-level IT professionals who seek in-depth and comprehensive training for implementing Office SharePoint Server 2007 solutions

Microsoft Certified Application Professionals (MCAP): For office workers who want to demonstrate their advanced cross-industry and cross-job role
capabilities by using the 2007 Microsoft Office system and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server sites

Microsoft Office 2003

Microsoft Office Specialists (MOS): For office workers who want to
demonstrate their advanced skills with Microsoft desktop software

Developer tools and applications

Technology Version Technical certifications

Microsoft Visual Studio

2008 (Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5)

MCTS: Three options for developers who want to demonstrate their technical expertise in using the .NET Framework 3.5; six specialty areas are available: Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, Windows Forms, ASP.NET, and ADO.NET

MCPD: Builds on an MCTS prerequisite(s) and is designed for developers who want to demonstrate their expertise in using Visual Studio 2008 for one of three specific job roles: Windows Developer, ASP.NET Developer, or Enterprise Application Developer

2005 (Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0)

MCTS: For developers who want to demonstrate their technical expertise using the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0; three specialty areas are available: Web Applications, Windows Applications, and Distributed Applications

MCPD: For developers who want to demonstrate their advanced skills in one or more of three job-role tracks: Web Developer, Windows Developer, and Enterprise Applications Developer

Microsoft .NET Framework

Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD): For developers who want to demonstrate their technical expertise using Microsoft Visual Studio, the
Microsoft .NET Framework, and Web services

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): For developers who want to demonstrate their advanced skills designing enterprise solutions by using
Microsoft development tools and technologies, including the Microsoft .NET Framework

Security Technology Version Technical certifications

Microsoft Forefront

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical skills deploying Microsoft Forefront business security products for client and server configurations

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server

MCTS: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their technical expertise implementing and administering networks and operating systems using ISA Server 2006

Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) – Security and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) – Security: For IT professionals who want to demonstrate their skills in earlier versions of ISA Server and related security technologies

Glossary of frequently used certification titles

MCTS: The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) credential
displays your expertise in one specific technology.

MCITP: The Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) credential builds on
your core technology expertise to demonstrate your key IT professional job-role skills.

MCPD: The Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) credential
complements your core technology expertise to demonstrate your key developer job-role skills.

MCP: The Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) credential is a one-exam
certification that demonstrates your skills on legacy Microsoft technologies.

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