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MCITP: Enterprise Administrator

Enterprise administrators are recognised among their peers and managers as leaders in Windows infrastructure design. Make sure your expertise in Windows Server 2008 stands out. Earn the MCITP: Enterprise Administrator certification, distinguishing you as an IT professional committed to excellence in working with Windows Server 2008.

The MCITP: Enterprise Administrator certification can help you develop and validate your skills in your current position or advance you toward a future job role, such as:

  • Enterprise systems administrator
  • IT systems manager
  • Enterprise security administrator
  • Systems architect
  • Network administrator

The Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) credential is the leading certification for Windows Server 2008. It provides widely recognised, objective validation of your ability to perform critical, current IT job roles by using Microsoft technologies to their best advantage.

The MCITP certification:

  • Focuses on a specific job role, allowing for in-depth validation of your skill set.
  • Allows you to earn more than one MCITP certification, demonstrating your abilities across multiple roles.
  • Builds on a combination of Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) prerequisites, helping you develop your technical resum√© with each step in your MCITP career path.
Candidate profile

Candidates for this certification are IT professionals who seek a leadership role in Windows infrastructure design in a current or future job role, in which they work with Windows Server 2008.

Candidates should be experienced in:

  • Designing Windows Server infrastructures.
  • Evaluating and recommending new technology solutions.
  • Serving as an escalation point for infrastructure issues.
  • Developing client and server best practices for other teams, such as engineering, development, and operations.
  • Keeping policy current for authentication, identity, and access management.
  • Providing guidance in implementing security policies that affect the infrastructure on multiple levels.
  • Participating in application reviews on security, and ensuring that the applications adhere to standard security guidelines and practices.

How to earn your MCITP: Enterprise Administrator certification

To earn this certification, you must pass five exams: four Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) prerequisite exams and one Professional Series exam.

If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) or a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) with Windows Server 2003 certifications, you can follow an upgrade path to multiple MCTS certifications.

MCITP Server Enterprise Administrator Upgrade Boot Camp (five days) - GK6114


Prerequisite MCTS certification  Recommended Training
Exam 70-643: TS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring

Course 6418: Deploying Windows Server 2008
(three days)

Course 6439: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure (five days)

Exam 70-680: TS: Windows 7, Configuring        

Course 6292: Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client (three days)

Professional Series exams                              

Recommended Training
Exam 70-647: PRO: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator Course 6435: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (five days)

Course 6436: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Infrastructure and Services (five days)

Course 6437: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure (three days)