Small Business Server Gets First Exam
Microsoft will shortly be releasing the first exam for people who want to prove their expertise in Small Business Server 2003.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Exam 70-282, Designing, Deploying,
and Managing a Network Solution for a Small- and Medium-Sized Business, is expected
to go into beta testing between September 22 and September 28. The live exam
will be released in December, according to David Lowe, Product Manager, Business
and Product Strategy, Microsoft Learning.
The exam will be accepted as an elective for the Windows Server 2003 MCSE
track. Microsoft official training will be offered in course 2395, Designing,
Deploying, and Managing a Network Solution for a Small and Medium-Sized Business.
The objectives list for the exam, available here,
encompasses a wide-ranging set of topics, including analysis of the existing
environment; design of the solution; installation, configuration, support and
maintenance of the SBS software; and migration of the system to the Windows
Server 2003 platform.
According to Microsoft’s Web site, SBS 2003 will be available in 34
days, on October 9. A free preview kit, which includes the release candidate
of the software, is available here.
Dian L. Schaffhauser is a freelance writer based in Northern California.