Exam 70-745: Implementing a Software-Defined Datacenter
This exam retired on January 31, 2021. For currently available options, please refer to the Browse Certifications and Exams page.
Candidates for this exam are IT professionals responsible for implementing a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) with Windows Server 2016 and Microsoft System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).
These candidates are responsible for implementing and managing highly available SCVMM infrastructures as well as implementing software-defined storage, compute, and networking components. They are also responsible for managing and configuring tenant workloads, deploying and managing containers, and performing basic monitoring and maintenance tasks using System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). Candidates for this exam are additionally responsible for determining and implementing general business continuity and disaster recovery options.
Note: There are exam updates effective as of June 15, 2018. To learn more about these changes and how they affect the skills measured, please download and review the Exam 745 change document.
Part of the requirements for: MCSE: Core Infrastructure
Related exams: none
Important: See detailsGo to Certification Dashboard
- Plan and Implement System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) Core Infrastructure
- Implement Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
- Implement Software-Defined Storage
- Implement Datacenter Compute Solutions with Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)
- Secure your Software-Defined Datacenter
- Monitor and Maintain the Software-Defined Datacenter
Two ways to prepare
This certification validates that you have the skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking.