A server is a computer or program that “manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.” Its primary function is to facilitate or directly provide some action or actions that meet the needs of a “client.”
Microsoft technology is central to a wide swath of the world’s servers, so you can enter the field, or refine your knowledge and sharpen your skills, by jumping into the Microsoft suite of server certifications.
The entry point to this realm would be to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA).
To earn this credential one must successfully complete the following certifications:
• Microsoft 70-740
• Microsoft 70-741
• Microsoft 70-742
The MCSA certification for Windows Server 2016 shows you have the primary set of Windows Server 2016 skills needed to qualify for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or a computer support specialist. It is a beginner level credential that widens the possibilities of attaining other MCSE certifications and courses in the future. The certification demonstrates your expertise in the Windows Server 2016 skills to reduce IT cost and bring more value to business.
This bundle contains the following courses:
• TestOut Server Pro: 2016- Install & Storage
• TestOut Server Pro: Networking
• TestOut Server Pro: Identity
Server Pro 2016: Install & Storage course will cover installation, storage, and OS features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016.
Server Pro 2016: Networking course makes you gain valuable experience with networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations, in addition to remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers DFS and BranchCache solutions, high performance network features and functionality, and implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller.
Server Pro 2016: Identity provides experience in managing identities using the functionalities in Windows Server 2016. Students will learn to install, configure, manage, and maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) as well as implement Group Policy Objects (GPOs). They will also learn how to implement and manage Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Active Directory Federations Services (AD FS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), and Web Application proxy.
This certification will equip you to become a successful Windows Server Admin in a more systematic and organized manner following a proven framework. Certified professional have an edge over others and the remuneration would be higher compared to non-certified professional This course is mapped to Microsoft certifications; MCSA being a globally recognized certification, the job market is wide open across the globe. Along with experience a credential is always an added advantage.