Windows 8 en Windows Server 2012 trainingen en examens krijgen een update naar Windows 8.1 en Server 2012 R2


Met de komst van een nieuw generatie van Windows 8 en Server 2012 krijgen uiteraard ook de examens en de trainingen een update krijgen naar  8.1 en Server 2012 R2. In deze blog zetten we op een rijtje welke examens en welke trainingen een update gaan krijgen, wat er aan de inhoud wordt toegevoegd en wanneer dat staat te gebeuren.

Examens

Windows 8.1 Examen Updates

January 2014

  • MCSA: Windows 8 – Examens 687 and 688 krijgen een update naar Windows 8.1 content. De exacte nieuwe content staat hier:
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 – Examens 410, 411 and 412 krijgen een  update naar met Windows Server 2012 R2 content. De exacte nieuwe content staat hier:
  • MCSE: Server Infrastructure – Exams 413 and 414 will be updated to include Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 content
  • MCSE: Private Cloud – Exams 246 and 247 will be updated to include System Center 2012 R2 content and Windows Server 2012 R2 content.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Examen Updates

January 2014

April 2014

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Windows 8.1 Trainingen Updates

MS20687 Configuring Windows 8.1 – Vanaf 17 januari 2014

Get expert instruction and hands-on practice administering and configuring Windows 8.1 in this 5-day training.

  • You will learn the skills you need to administer Windows 8.1 in a Windows Server domain environment and also provide secure, managed access to users from their non-domain joined Windows devices.
  • You will learn how to install and customize Windows 8.1 operating systems and apps, integrate and control access to domains and cloud services, and migrate and synchronize settings across multiple devices.
  • In addition, you will learn how to implement mobile security and customize configurations using Windows management tools including Group Policy and Windows PowerShell.
  • You will also learn how to configure user settings and profiles, local and remote network connectivity, Client Hyper-V, virtual apps, and Internet Explorer 11.
  • Finally, you will learn how to optimize security and provide controlled access from Windows 8.1 PCs and devices to specified resources through Workplace Join services and Work Folders.

This training is also designed to prepare certification candidates for Exam 70-687, Configuring Windows 8.1.
NOTE: This course is based on Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition with domain services provided by Windows Server 2012 R2.

MS20688 Supporting Windows 8.1 – Vanaf 30 Januari 2014

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to support the Windows 8.1 operating system and solve technical troubleshooting problems in a Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 networking environment. This training is designed for IT professionals who have experience with Windows devices and who work as Windows Enterprise Desktop Support Technicians (EDSTs) in Tier 2 support environments. Through this five day Microsoft training with extensive hands-on labs you will learn how key components of the Windows Operating system work in order to aid in troubleshooting system problems. How to identify and resolve issues with networking, Windows Store apps, security, group policy, Internet Explorer, remote access, and support of mobile devices. This training uses new versions of Desktop Optimization Package (MDOP), Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT), Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT), Microsoft Message Analyzer, and is the first course that uses the popular Sysinternals tools. This training also helps candidates prepare for Exam 70-688, MCSA: Supporting Windows 8.1.
NOTE: This training is based on Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition with domain services provided by Windows Server 2012 R2. Windows SkyDrive is used as part of the lab for this training.

MS20689 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8.1 – Vanaf 27 Januari 2014

Get detailed instruction and hands-on practice upgrading your configuration and troubleshooting skills from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 in this 3-day OMC training.

  • You will learn the new skills you need to support Windows 8.1 in a Windows Server domain environment with managed access to the Internet and cloud services.
  • You will learn how to install and customize Windows 8.1 operating systems and apps, as well as how to migrate user state and settings.

The labs in the course incorporate Windows PowerShell and Group Policy and other Windows management tools. With the increasing BYOD trend, learn to control access for non-domain joined Windows devices through Workplace Join services and Work Folders.

  • Additionally, you will learn how to resolve common support issues related to Windows 8.1, including troubleshooting Internet Explorer, recovering BitLocker encrypted drives, and optimizing performance.
  • Finally, you will learn about implementing Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1.

This course also helps candidates prepare for Exam 70-689, MCSA: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8.
NOTE: This course is based on Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition with domain services provided by Windows Server 2012 R2.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Training Update2012R2

MS20410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 – vanaf 14 Januari 2014

Get hands-on instruction and practice installing and configuring Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this 5-day training. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, which is the first of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.
NOTE: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

MS20411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2 – vanaf 21 Januari 2014

Get hands-on instruction and practice administering Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this 5-day training. This course maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012, which is the second of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.
NOTE: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

MS20412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services – vanaf 28 Januari 2014

Get hands-on instruction and practice configuring advanced Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, services in this 5-day Training. This training primarily covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as:

  • Advanced networking services
  • Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS)
  • Active Directory Rights Management Services (ADRMS)
  • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
  • Network Load Balancing
  • Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services

This training also covers access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as:

  • Dynamic Access Control (DAC)
  • Web Application Proxy integration with ADFS and Workplace Join.

This training maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services, which is the third of three exams required for MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.
NOTE: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 – vanaf 29 januari 2014

Get hands-on instruction and practice configuring and implementing new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2, in this 5-day training. This training is designed for IT professional who want to upgrade their technical skills from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2012. It presumes a high level of knowledge about previous Windows Server technologies and skills equivalent to MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification. The training covers the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2:

  • Management
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Storage
  • Access Control
  • Hyper-V
  • High Availability
  • Identity Federation
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Storage Spaces and iSCSI
  • Active Directory
  • Hyper-V
  • Implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy
  • Failover Clustering
  • Federation Services
  • Dynamic Access Control
  • Web Application Proxy integration with Federation Services
  • Workplace Join

This training is not a product upgrade course, detailing considerations for migrating and upgrading your specific environment to Windows Server 2012. Rather, this course will update your existing Windows Server 2008 knowledge and skills to Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2. This training maps directly to and is the preferred choice for hands-on preparation for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 70-417: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012, which is the upgrade exam for individuals who hold an MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification.
NOTE: Labs in this course are based on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.

2e kwartaal 2014

In kwartaal 2 staan de updates van de volgende trainingen in de planning:

  • MS20413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
  • MS20414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure