There have been many questions regarding the lack of updated Microsoft Windows certification exams in the last year or so. Considering the fact that there are approximately 2.2 million professionals on LinkedIn with Windows Server in their job role description and 800 thousand professionals that certified on Windows Server since 2012, we knew we had to do something. And did we ever!
Windows Server Summit, it was announced that we will have a new Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate certification, releasing early December 2021.
Orin Thomas led the initiative to give IT Pros focusing on an on-premises environment a reason to be excited, as this new certification will validate the skills of administrators working in hybrid environments. Hybrid is the reality for many organisations that are building new cloud-native applications, while still supporting current on-premises applications. We know that Windows Server administrators help organisations successfully make the most of these environments.
You can start preparing now for the upcoming beta exams
Even though these exams will be released in December 2021, you can start preparing for them now:
- Check out the exam page for details. The Exam AZ-800 (beta) skills outline and the Exam AZ-801 (beta) skills outline documents alert you to key topics covered in the exams.
- Tune in for two special IT Ops Talk episodes, in which Microsoft Cloud Advocate @OrinThomas takes Azure Stack HCI/Windows Server/Hybrid Cloud Principal Program Manager @Jeff Woolsey through the details for both exams: AZ-800 Reaction and AZ-801 Reaction.
- Gear up with study guides created by Orin Thomas:
Be a leader in the hybrid future
Start learning about the Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate certification today and signal that you have what it takes to manage and deploy infrastructure and apps in the new hybrid future.
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