News

New Year, New Vista Exam Beta

Microsoft releases another exam for Vista-related MCTS title.

Microsoft has released 70-624 TS: Deploying and Maintaining Vista Client and Office System 2007 Desktops into beta testing. According to the exam objective guide, the exam actually was put into beta testing on Dec. 18, with testing to end Jan. 10.

Exam 70-624, which is labeled 71-624 while in beta, is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Deploying and Maintaining Vista Client and Office System 2007 Desktops. Unlike other Vista exams, though, this one covers a wide range of technologies that Microsoft expects candidates to be well prepared in implementing: Windows SharePoint Services, Web administration with IIS, ISA Server, SQL Server 2000/2005 administration, as well as others.

Registration for this exam is already open and is available through Vue and Prometric testing centers worldwide. Beta exams are free and are offered by Microsoft by invitation only. To find out more, go here.

Microsoft hasn't revealed details on the live release date for this exam and doesn't comment on exams that are in development.

About the Author

Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.

Featured

  • Gears

    Top 10 Microsoft Tips and Analyses of 2018

    Here are the year's most popular explainers and how-to columns -- along with some plain, old "Why did Microsoft do that?" musings thrown in.

  • Sign

    2018 Microsoft Predictions Revisited

    From guessing the fate of Windows 10 S to predicting Microsoft's next big move with Linux, Brien's predictions from a year ago were on the mark more than they weren't.

  • Microsoft Recaps Delivery Optimization Bandwidth Controls for Organizations

    Microsoft expects organizations using its Delivery Optimization peer-to-peer update scheme will optimally see 60 percent to 70 percent improvements in terms of network bandwidth use.

  • Getting a Handle on Hyper-V Virtual NICs

    Hyper-V usually makes it easy to configure virtual network adapters within VMs. That is, until you need to create a VM containing multiple virtual NICs.

comments powered by Disqus
Most   Popular

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.