The MCSA: Messaging certification is a specialized certification that validates your proficiency with Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server. This certification is for professionals who implement, manage, and troubleshoot existing network and system environments based on the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Operating System. MCSA 2003: Messaging certified professionals typically do not deploy new networks and systems as part of their job function as is expected of individuals holding the MCSE certification.

What are the job roles for MCSA 2003: Messaging certified professionals?

The job roles for MCSA 2003 : Messaging certified professionals typically include systems administrator, network
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Microsoft’s MCITP: Enterprise Support Technician (Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Support Technician) certification validates that a professional has the knowledge and skills to support and troubleshoot the latest Microsoft Windows Vista operating system.

The MCITP: Enterprise Support Technician credential also certifies that the professional has the knowledge and skills to diagnose and resolve all types of desktop support issues, including mobile and personal devices.

What are the Job Roles for MCITP: Enterprise Support Technician certified professionals?

The job roles for MCITP: Enterprise Support Technician certified professionals typically include: technical support specialists, PC support specialists, help desk technician and customer support representatives.
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Q. What is the pre-requisite for taking the test 70-270?

A. The test 70-270 is appropriate for you if you are working or want to work in a typically complex computing environment of medium-to-large organizations. There are no specific prerequisites for this test, although it is recommended that you should have at least one year of experience in implementing and administering any desktop operating system in a network environment.

Q. What certificate does test 70-270 provide?

A. Microsoft’s 70-270 test is designed to measure your ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot Windows XP as a desktop operating system in any network environment, particularly, medium to very large computing environments. Upon passing this test you will become a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).

Q. Which certification does test 70-270 covers?

A. Passing the test 70-270 provides you credit towards achieving the MCSE 2003, MCSA 2003, MCSE 2000, and MCSA 2000 certifications.

Q. How many questions are asked in the 70-270 test?

A. You will be required to attempt approximately 50 questions.

Q. What is the duration of the 70-270 test?

A. Users are required to attempt all questions in 120 minutes.

Q. Which type of the exam is it? (Adaptive/Linear)

A. This test consists of Multiple Choice, Hot Area, Drag and Drop, Build list and reorder, and Build a Tree questions. The test can be adaptive and simulation questions might be asked. There are no Case study type questions.

Q. What is the passing score?

A. To pass, you need a score of 700 out of 1000 to pass the exam.

Q. What is the exam retake policy?

A. If you do not pass test 70-270 the first time, you may retake it at any time. If you do not achieve a passing score the second time, you must wait at least 14 days to retake the test a third time. A 14-day waiting period will be imposed for all subsequent exam retakes. If you have passed an exam, you cannot take it again.

Q. Where to take the test 70-270?

A.Microsoft exams may be taken at Prometric testing facilities.

Q. What is the test 70-270 fee?

A.The net price for taking test 70-270 is US$125. Net price does not include applicable taxes, vouchers, promotions or membership discounts you may have. The exam is subsidized in India and China. The net price for taking test 70-270 in India and China is US$50.

Note: As of April 1, 2007, only citizens of India will be permitted to register for exams in India test centers, and only citizens of China will be permitted to register for exams in Mainland China test centers.

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The Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) is a new entry-level certification from Cisco that certifies the skills of entry level networking professionals in installing, operating, and troubleshooting small enterprise branch networks, including basic networking security implementation. The CCENT certification can help you achieve the more advanced CCNA certification, which is a requirement for expert level certifications such as CCNP and CCIE.

What are the job roles for CCENT certified professionals?

The job roles for CCENT Certified Professionals typically include: Network administrator, System Analyst, and Network Support Professional.

What are the requirements for becoming CCENT?

There is no specific requirement for the CCENT certification.

It is targeted towards IT professionals with experience in network administration and support. There are no prerequisites for this certification. You have to take just one exam (640-822 ICND1) to achieve the CCENT credential.

What are the benefits of having the CCENT certification?

The CCENT certification validates your skills in installing and managing small enterprise networks. Professional having the CCENT certification can get appropriate jobs easily, as they get the recognition of their skills by Cisco, the leader in networking technologies. This certification is the first step toward achieving the more advanced CCNA certification. CCENT certified professionals get more salary and preference in promotions.

How does this certification help employers?

It helps employers in hiring the right candidates for their organization. Hiring job candidates with CCENT credentials assures employers that they are employing qualified professionals with proven proficiency in Cisco products and technologies.

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Microsoft’s MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer): Security on Windows Server 2003 certification on Windows Server 2003 is a popular Microsoft certification today. The MCSE: Security on Windows Server 2003 certification has been designed for professionals who analyze the business requirements and design and implement security solutions on infrastructure for business based on the Microsoft Windows OS clients and Windows 2003 Server operating systems. Continue reading

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Anil is a computer professional working for a Mumbai-based Multinational IT firm. Currently, he is a Technical Architect for Enterprise Content Management Systems. He got his dual bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems and Engineering from British Columbia University and Mumbai University. He is keenly interested in creating and leveraging new innovative solutions. In his spare time, he likes reading, blogging and traveling.

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Jayaram Krishnaswamy, a technical writer and a trainer in a US-based company, has a passion for writing various web/database-related articles for different IT websites. Recently, one of his books was published by Packt Publishers in Birmingham, UK. Visit the following link to know more: http://www.packtpub.com/sql-server-integration-services-visual-studio-2005/book/bh/jay/0508.

Some of Jayaram’s blogs and websites are http://hodentek.blogspot.com, http://HodentekHelp.blogspot.com, and http://www.angelfire.com/vt2/hodentek.

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Shahin has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Hardware and is MCP, MCSA 2003, MCSE 2003, A+ certified. Currently, he is working as a Network Consultant, Network Administrator and MCSE Trainer since 2003. He is engaged in a number of different organizations in which he has deployed Windows 2003 Domain, ISA Server, Exchange Server, Live Communication server, Office Communication Server, Share Point and WSUS. Continue reading

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Gil Fink (MCPD, MCTS) works as a senior developer and consultant at SRL Group. He also specializes in Microsoft technologies, including ASP.NET, Win Form and SQL Server. He has successfully completed various small and large Web projects using ASP.NET as a developer and as a team leader. Currently, he is working on a large project in Bank Hapoalim. He spends his spare time enjoying with his family and friends. Continue reading