Microsoft certification program

  • March 25, 2004 25 Mar'04

    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.

  • March 04, 2004 04 Mar'04

    '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.

  • September 30, 2003 30 Sep'03

    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.)

  • September 05, 2003 05 Sep'03

    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.

  • August 14, 2003 14 Aug'03

    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.

  • August 07, 2003 07 Aug'03

    Windows Server 2003 certification: Answers to all your questions

    Microsoft is aware of the overlap in duties among MCSAs and MCSEs, and the company's new certification curriculum has been designed to avoid redundancy and equip students with a training mix that's better suited to the realities of everyday tasks. ...

  • August 07, 2003 07 Aug'03

    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 ...

  • June 02, 2003 02 Jun'03

    TechEd: Microsoft to offer series of security certifications

    After much demand, Microsoft is finally set to offer a series of certifications for Windows security.

  • April 15, 2003 15 Apr'03

    Microsoft announces Windows Server 2003 exam dates

    Microsoft has nailed down the dates for eight upcoming certification exams for Windows Server 2003.

  • April 11, 2003 11 Apr'03

    MS certification czar talks testing

    Microsoft's certification program not only tests the skills of Windows admins, it can also test their patience. The changes made to the tracks and the relevancy of certification itself have a lot of admins wondering about the value of the MCSE, MCSA...

  • April 10, 2003 10 Apr'03

    Admins curious, but not rushing to Windows Server 2003 certification

    With Windows Server 2003 nearly here, admins are curious about certifications for the new OS, but few of them seem to be champing at the bit. For some admins at this week's TechMentor conference, certification is almost more a point of pride than a ...

  • March 18, 2003 18 Mar'03

    Win2Knews poll: MCSE mutiny?

    A recent W2Knews poll found that more than half of the respondents weren't going to renew their MCSE.

  • February 20, 2003 20 Feb'03

    Microsoft shakes up certification program

    Microsoft has now released details on changes to its certification programs. This detail may make your life easier -- if you're certified in Windows 2000, you will have to study for only two exams to become certified in Windows 2003.

  • December 12, 2002 12 Dec'02

    5. What certifications will still be important in 6-10 years?

    The no. 5 Ask the Expert question of 2002, based on page views.

  • September 27, 2002 27 Sep'02

    Battening down the Windows: New Win2k exam to measure security skills

    Microsoft's newest certification exam, affectionately called the "70-214," will be yours for the taking later this year. It will measure how well you handle the rigors of day-to-day security in these insecure times, but some IT pros wonder what good...