Administrator

Administrators implement, monitor, and maintain Microsoft solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security.

Administrator certification path

The administrator certification path is organized into 3 levels: Fundamentals, Associate and Expert.

An optional start for those new to Azure

FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATION

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

Complete an associate certification

Administrator certifications

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Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty

Requirements: Exam AZ-140
Candidates for the Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty certification are Microsoft Azure administrators with subject matter expertise in planning, delivering, and managing virtual desktop experiences and remote apps, for any device, on Azure.

Microsoft Certified: Azure Stack Hub Operator Associate

Requirements: Exam AZ-600
Candidates for the Azure Stack Hub Operator Associate certification are Azure administrators or Azure Stack Hub operators who provide cloud services to end users or customers from within their own datacenter using Azure Stack Hub.

Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

Requirements: Exam SC-300
The Microsoft identity and access administrator designs, implements, and operates an organization’s identity and access management systems by using Azure AD. They manage tasks such as providing secure authentication and authorization access to enterprise applications.

Microsoft Certified: Information Protection Administrator Associate

Requirements: Exam SC-400
The Microsoft information protection administrator plans and implements controls that meet organizational compliance needs. This person is responsible for translating requirements and compliance controls into technical implementation. They assist organizational control owners to become and stay compliant.

Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect Expert

Requirements: Exam SC-100
Microsoft cybersecurity architects have subject matter expertise in designing and evolving the cybersecurity strategy to protect an organization’s mission and business processes across all aspects of the enterprise architecture.

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