DEVICES AND DEPLOYMENT COMPETENCY - February Readiness Update
New Windows 8 exams on Microsoft Learning
Now available on Microsoft Learning: Exam 70-688: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8 and Exam 70-689: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8. Note that Exam 70-688 is an optional exam for the Devices and Deployment competency.
Alert: Temporarily use the Desktop assessment to help meet Devices and Deployment competency requirements
Right now, you can complete the Desktop competency sales assessment for either SMB or enterprise to fulfil part of the requirements for the new Devices and Deployment competency. This is a temporary condition, only until the new Devices and Deployment sales assessment replaces the Desktop assessment later this calendar year. Learn about licensing requirements, Windows Intune, Microsoft Desktop Virtualization, and selling Office 365 - whether you are selling to small, midsize, or enterprise customers. Review the Devices and Deployment Competency Sales Specialist learning path and assessment to learn more. Review the requirements for the Devices and Deployment competency.
Additional Windows 8 training
- Pitch perfect: Windows 8 and the consumerization of IT: Learn to articulate the Windows 8 story at both the executive and business decision-maker (BDM) levels.
- Configuring Windows 8 training guide: Book provides detailed technical information and practice exercises to help you expand your skills for deploying, managing, and maintaining Windows 8. The book includes most of the topics and skills covered in the Microsoft certification exam 70-687: Configuring Windows 8.
- Recorded Office hours session: Windows 8: Listen to engaging dialog, debate, and demos focused, based on thoughtful questions from a global audience of esteemed IT pros.