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Windows Server Training & Certification from New Horizons

Windows Server Training from New Horizons

At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud Platform vision is Windows Server, which brings Microsoft’s experience delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure. With features and enhancements in virtualization, management, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, and web and application platforms, Windows Server is a critical component of any IT infrastructure.

Microsoft Windows Server training from New Horizons will show you how to take full advantage of the exciting innovations offered by Microsoft in the areas of virtualization, networking, storage and user experience.

Business Benefits of Microsoft Certification

Whether you’re designing, implementing, configuring or managing a Microsoft Windows Server environment or are preparing for your Microsoft certifications, New Horizons has the training you need to succeed. From basic skills to advanced certification courses, our Windows Server offerings can help maximize your knowledge and the impact you can make in IT.

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Windows Server Certification

Ready to take your Windows Server skills to the next level or start on the path to Windows Server certification? New Horizons has the training you need to maximize your IT impact via Windows Server 2016 certification, Windows Server 2012 certification or Windows Server 2008 certification.

Windows Server 2016 Certification*

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server 2016 skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value.

Earn your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016

Course: 20740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
Exam: 70-740 Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016
 
Course: 20741 Networking with Windows Server 2016
Exam: 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016
 
Course: 20742 Identity with Windows Server 2016
Exam: 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016

Upgrading from MCSA Windows Server 2012 to MCSA Windows Server 2016?

Course: 20743 Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016 MCSA 
Exam: 70-743 Upgrading your skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

This certification validates that you have the skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in cloud technologies, identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking.


NOTE: To earn the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification, you must first earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016, and then, pass a single additional exam from a list of electives associated with the corresponding certification.

Once you hold an MSCA: Windows Server 2016, pass any one of the following elective exams to earn an MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure:

Preparation Course: 20532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
Elective Exam: 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
 
Preparation Course: 20533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
Elective Exam: 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
 
Preparation Course: Currently unavailable
Elective Exam: 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
 
Preparation Course: Currently unavailable
Elective Exam: 70-473: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions
 
Preparation Course: Currently unavailable
Elective Exam: 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions
 
Preparation Course: 20744 Securing Windows Server 2016
Elective Exam: 70-744: Securing Windows Server 2016
 
Preparation Course: 20413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
Elective Exam: 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
 
Preparation Course: 20414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
Elective Exam: 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
 
Preparation Course: 20246 Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud
Elective Exam: 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud
 
Preparation Course: 20247 Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud
Elective Exam: 70-247: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud
 

Note that Microsoft will change the required elective exams every calendar year.

Windows Server 2012 Certification*

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment.

Earn your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012

Course: 20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Exam: 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
 
Course: 20411 Administering Windows Server 2012
Exam: 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
 
Course: 20412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Exam: 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

Upgrading from MCSA Windows Server 2008 to MCSA Windows Server 2012?

Course: 20417 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012
Exam: 70-417 to Upgrade from Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

This certification validates that you have the skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in cloud technologies, identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking.


NOTE: To earn the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification, you must first earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016, and then, pass a single additional exam from a list of electives associated with the corresponding certification.

Once you hold an MSCA: Windows Server 2016, pass any one of the following elective exams to earn an MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure:

Preparation Course: 20532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
Elective Exam: 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
 
Preparation Course: 20533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
Elective Exam: 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
 
Preparation Course: Currently unavailable
Elective Exam: 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
 
Preparation Course: Currently unavailable
Elective Exam: 70-473: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions
 
Preparation Course: Currently unavailable
Elective Exam: 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions
 
Preparation Course: 20744 Securing Windows Server 2016
Elective Exam: 70-744: Securing Windows Server 2016
 
Preparation Course: 20413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
Elective Exam: 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
 
Preparation Course: 20414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
Elective Exam: 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
 
Preparation Course: 20246 Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud
Elective Exam: 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud
 
Preparation Course: 20247 Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud
Elective Exam: 70-247: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud
 

Note that Microsoft will change the required elective exams every calendar year.

Windows Server 2008 Certification

*Important MCSE & MCSD Certification Changes from Microsoft

On September 26, 2016, five new Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and Developer (MCSD) specialties were released. To earn each of the new certifications—MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSE: Mobility, MCSE: Data Management and Analysis, MCSE: Productivity, or MCSD: App Builder—you must first earn a qualifying Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification and, then, pass a single additional exam from a list of electives associated with the corresponding certification. Click here for a complete summary of the MCSE and MCSD changes from Microsoft, including answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Questions About Training?

Windows Server 2016 Course Details

  • 10983 Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016
    If you’re an IT pro with Windows Server 2012 training or Windows Server 2008 certification and your company is making the move to Windows Server 2016, this course is for you. Learn how to configure, manage and implement new features and improve overall server functionality. (Note: This course was scheduled to replaced at the end of October 2016 by Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016 MCSA.)
  • 20740 Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016
    This five-day course is designed to help IT professionals who have completed some Windows Server courses and are looking for specific training on the storage and compute technologies offered by Server 2016.
  • 20471 Networking with Windows Server 2016
    Designed for network administrators looking to improve existing skills and enhance their Windows Server training, this course provides the skills needed to plan and implement IPv4 networks, implement IPv6 and plan for remote access.
  • 20742 Identity with Windows Server 2016
    If you have some AD DS knowledge and are looking to expand your expertise with training in AD FS or AD CS, this Windows Server 2016 training is for you.
  • 20743 Upgrading Your Skills to Windows Server 2016 MCSA 
    Replacing our current Windows Server 2016 upgrading course, this new offering presumes MCSA credentials for Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012. Upon completion, you will be able to install, configure, describe storage and implement directory services in Windows Server 2016.
  • Windows Server 2016 MCSA Bootcamp
    This course will provide experienced IT professionals who wish to either upgrade their skills for the purpose of certifying on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 or who wish to gain information on Windows Server 2016 in an accelerated fashion. The Windows Server 2016 MCSA Bootcamp is essentially (three) 5-day courses bundled and accelerated into (one) 5-day event. You will receive the full outlines, full remote lab access and full courseware for the 20740, 20741 and 20742 classes, including exam vouchers.


Other Windows Server Courses

  • 10967 Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure
    The basic skills and knowledge needed to build a Windows Server Infrastructure will be taught. Also covered: networking architecture and topologies, security considerations and best practices, and Windows Server administration skills and technologies.
  • 10969 Active Directory Services With Windows Server
    Need to learn to better manage and protect data access and information? This is the class. Students also will learn to simplify deployment and management of identity infrastructure, and provide more secure access to data from virtually anywhere.
  • 10971 Storage and High Availability With Windows Server
    This class is for experienced IT professionals whose goal is to learn about traditional storage topologies. Areas covered will include Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Network Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Area Networks (SANs), and bus technologies such as Fibre Channel and Internet SCSI (iSCSI).
  • 10972 Administering the Web Server (IIS) Role of Windows Server
    The fundamental knowledge needed to configure and manage IIS will be presented for IT pros already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration. The prerequisite skills taught will support a broad range of Internet web applications, security and knowledge to help support other products that use IIS.
  • 10974 Deploying Windows Server
    Experience IT pros will learn how to plan for and how to deploy Windows Server infrastructure in both physical and virtual environments. This will include working with lite-touch and zero-touch deployment options, among other functions, and how to use Windows Deployment Services.
  • 20409 Server Visualization With Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center
    IT professionals who are responsible for designing, implementing, managing and maintaining a virtualization infrastructure can learn the skills needed to deploy the Microsoft version in an enterprise environment.


Windows Server 2012 Course Details

  • 20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 
    Server 2012 remains a popular choice for many organizations. This course is designed for IT pros with solid working knowledge of the Windows OS looking to acquire the fundamental skills necessary to deploy and manage a Windows Server 2012 environment.
  • 20411 Administering Windows Server 2012
    Upon completion of this course, IT pros will be able to handle all Windows Server 2012 administrator tasks, including configuration and the Domain Name System, maintenance of Active Directory Domain Services and management of user and service accounts.
  • 20412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
    If you have hands-on experience managing a Windows 2012 environment and are looking to improve your knowledge, this course can help with specific training in areas such as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, DAC configuration and AD RMS deployment.
  • 20413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
    Looking to design, plan and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services infrastructure? This Windows Server training course gives you the skills needed to implement server upgrade and migration, design a VPN solution and implement a network protection solution.
  • 20414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
    For more advanced Windows Server 2012 users, this course provides training in server virtualization, network and storage virtualization along with implementation of a high-availability environment.
  • 20415 Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure
    If you specialize in developing and implementing desktop environments for your organization, this course can help improve your skills in assessment and deployment opportunities in addition to user state migration and remote desktop services management.
  • 20416 Implementing Desktop Application Environments
    Designed for IT pros tasked with implementing desktop apps in a Windows 8 environment, this course provides the skills you need to design an effective app distribution strategy, configure self-service application access and deploy Windows Server 2012 roles and features.
  • 20417 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012
    If you already have Windows Server 2008 certification and are looking to upgrade for Windows Server 2012, this course provides the foundations needed to install and configure Server 2012 along with the skills to implement network services, remote access and failover clustering.
  • Windows Server 2012 MCSA Bootcamp
    Looking to certify on Windows Server 2012 or upgrade your skills from Server 2008? This five-day event is effectively three courses in one, giving you accelerated access to 2012 certification with the full outlines, remote lab access and full courseware needed to complete your training.

With Windows Server, you can scale to run your most important workloads with robust recovery options. You’ll achieve value quickly with a wide range of cost-effective, high-performance storage options and simplified delivery of multitenant IT services. You can build, deploy, operate and monitor applications, both on the premises and in the cloud. Empower users with secure access to corporate resources on the devices they choose. Contact us today for more information.