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The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification has several different topical areas for an IT professional to prove their technical skills, including management of Windows Vista, SQL Server, and several other product areas.


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Brien Posey

Brien Posey walks you through the key parts of Exam 70-243: Administering and Deploying System Center Configuration Manager.

Brien Posey

This article profiles the TS - Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development (70-573) exam. Find out what you can expect to see on the exam and how you can better prepare for it.

Troy Thompson

This article profiles the Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-466) exam. Find out what you can expect to see on the exam and how you can better prepare for it.

Troy Thompson

Troy Thompson offers more hints for successfully understanding the Planning for Business Continuity and High Availability questions for the 70-646 exam.

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Ed Tittel

Last month, MS updated some of its technical certifications, adding the MCSA: Windows 10, and dropping the earlier versions of that cert for Windows 7 and Windows 8. Perforce, this changes the certification roadmap for the company's programs, and now they've released an updated version of that infographic to follow suit. Find the link, and some discussion, in the remainder of this blog post!

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Ed Tittel

Over the years, it's been interesting to watch the Cisco Learning Center grow and evolve to better meet the needs of IT professionals pursuing that company's often-coveted certification credentials. Of all the many things that Cisco does right with its cert programs, the company's "Study/Learn Master List" is second to none when it comes to helping interested parties find their way to the right exams, objectives, training, and study/prep materials. If you don't know about this already, you should; if you do know about it, you might want to head back to give it another look, as numerous exams have been (or will be) updated or replaced in the very near future.

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