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  • New certifications, same old doubts

    Microsoft unveils the first entries in its revamped credentials program today, with offerings based on SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006. The new program will certify technology specialists in specific product areas and awar... 

  • Microsoft certification program to get a makeover

    Microsoft is introducing sweeping changes to its certification program to make credentials more challenging -- and to reward IT professionals who have extensive on-the-job training. 

  • Microsoft not undercutting its partners, CIO says

    Yes, a "limited number" of Microsoft customers are outsourcing some of their IT operations to Microsoft, CIO Ron Markezich says. No, Redmond is not out to challenge IBM Global Services. 

  • Tougher tests renew challenge of Microsoft certifications

    Being book smart can only take you so far as an IT professional these days. Find out how Microsoft and others are challenging IT pros to be all that they can be. 

  • MOS is the Office badge of honor

    Nearly 1.5 million people call themselves a MOS. Experts say there are some good reasons to seek a Microsoft Office Specialist certification. 

  • 'Productivity' trumps 'security' as IM buzzword

    Microsoft executives at a conference in Boston addressed changes in attitudes about enterprise instant messaging over the past year. 

  • Software-license pros emerge as a new IT breed

    Software-licensing decisions used to be strictly in the domain of pencil-pushers. Now, many organizations realize they need IT types to make sense of software-vendor programs such as Microsoft's Licensing 6.0. (Last of a three-part series.) 

  • New Windows Server 2003 exam focuses on data center

    Microsoft has teamed up with Unisys to produce a certification exam for IT professionals who want a credential that includes experience with high-end servers. 

  • Two new Microsoft exams in the works

    Microsoft is preparing certification exams for Exchange 2003 and Windows Server 2003; detailed exam objectives won't be published for a few months. 

  • Windows Server 2003 certification: Should you wait a while?

    Timing is everything and, while the new Windows Server 2003 credentials are going to be integral in the near future, many users are hesitant to invest their time and money in a certification or upgrade they may not really need right away. In part two...