MCSE Private Cloud

Prove your expertise in managing and implementing Microsoft private cloud computing technologies. With Windows Server and System Center, you will build your Microsoft private cloud solution to optimise IT service delivery and gain the automation and flexibility you need for your IT infrastructure, now and in the future.

Earning an MCSE: Private Cloud certification will qualify you for jobs such as server administrator, systems programmer and network manager.

Heard about the coming Windows Server 2012 R2 updates? Read the FAQs to find out how we are updating our certifications.

StepTitleOptional trainingRequired examCertification earned
1 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 Take course 20410 Take exam 410 MCSE: Solutions Expert Private Cloud
2 Administering Windows Server 2012 Take course 20411 Take exam 411
3 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Take course 20412 Take exam 412

After successfully completing steps 1-3, you'll earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification.

4 Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud Take course 20246 Take exam 246
5 Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud Take course 20247 Take exam 247

If you didn’t earn your MCSE: Private Cloud certification prior to 1 February 2013, Exam 659 won’t count as credit toward this certification.

If you’re already certified as a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator or MCITP: Server Administrator, you only need to complete steps 4 and 5 above to earn your certification in Private Cloud computing.

This Microsoft Private Cloud certification requires you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every three years.

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Course: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (20410)

20410
This course is part one in a series of three courses that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. This course focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services, such as Networking, Storage, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Group Policy, File and Print Services, and Hyper-V.
£1,850.00 (GBP)

Course: Administering Windows Server 2012 (20411)

20411
This course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments.
£1,850.00 (GBP)

Course: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (20412)

20412
This course focuses on advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with AD FS and Workplace Join.
£1,850.00 (GBP)

Course: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 (20417)

20417
The course covers the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, including management, network infrastructure, storage, access control, virtualization, high availability, and identity federation. Specific technologies covered include Windows PowerShell, Storage Spaces and Internet Small Computer System interface (iSCSI), Active Directory, Hyper-V, implementation of Remote Access solutions such as DirectAccess, VPNs, and Web Application Proxy (WAP). The course also covers Failover Clustering, Federation Services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control, and Web Application Proxy integration with Federation Services and Workplace Join.
£1,850.00 (GBP)

Fundamentals of XAML and Microsoft® Expression Blend (10553)

10553
This 3-day course covers core and essential XAML skills. The learner will gain valuable experience developing XAML code in both Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend 4. The course teaches the beginner and intermediate tasks that enable the learner to build the foundational skills required to develop professional Silverlight 4 and WPF applications (for the Web, Windows desktops, and Windows Phone 7 devices). The course will include hands-on labs that comprise approximately 50% of the classroom time and enable the student to learn the essential XAML programming tasks that are the building blocks of real-world applications.
£995.00 (GBP)