Upgrade your MCSA and MCSE on Windows Server 2003
skills to Windows Server 2008
Capitalise on your MCSA or MCSE on Windows Server 2003 with an expedited path to Windows Server 2008 certification.
If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) or a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on Windows Server 2003, you can transfer your skills to achieve multiple Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) credentials on Windows Server 2008.
For the first time, the transition path is available before the product release. If you have a Windows Server 2008 certification on your resumé, you have an excellent opportunity to catch the eye of early adopter organizations. Microsoft Learning developed this transition path to recognise the investment and expertise you have demonstrated throughout
your certification history—don’t miss your chance to take advantage of these new certifications.
Your path consists of one exam, which allows you to earn multiple Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications on Windows Server 2008.
Because there is a significant technology gap between Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2008, only IT professionals with specific Microsoft Certifications on Windows Server 2003 can utilise these transition or upgrade paths. In addition, there is no upgrade path from messaging or security specialisations to Windows Server 2008 certifications.
Take one exam to earn MCTS certification on Windows Server 2008
The transition exams focus exclusively on the technology that is new or changed in Windows Server 2008; these exams do not test job skills.
- If you have an MCSE on Windows Server 2003, you only need to pass one exam to earn all three MCTS certifications on Windows Server 2008.
- If you have an MCSA on Windows Server 2003, you only need to pass one exam to earn two MCTS certifications on Windows Server 2008.