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Microsoft announces the retirement of Windows Server 2008 exams and certifications.

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Added by August 19, 2013

Recently Microsoft announced the retirement of the 70-643 TS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring and 70-647 Pro: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator on January 31, 2014.  These 2 exams are required if you are working towards your MCITP: Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008.  You must meet all of the requirements for a certification prior the certification retirement date in order to earn that certification.

Currently there are two client exams for the MCITP: Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008 certification  they are the 70-680: Windows 7, Configuring or 70-681: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deploying.

Microsoft has also announced the retirement of the MCITP: Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008 certification as of July 31, 2013.  This certification is being replaced with the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2008.

So if you are working towards your MCIPT: Enterprise Administrator you will need to complete the following exams before January 31, 2014:

  • 70-640: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring
  • 7-642: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
  • 70-643: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator
  • 70-680: Windows 7, Configuring or
  • 70-681: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deploying

Note: 70-681 will retire on January 31, 2014.

As always, until next time RIDE Safe!

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