Breaking News! New MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps is Here

By | November 19, 2014

mcse enterprise devices and apps,  it certification exam, microsoft Microsoft has just announced the new MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps. This new credential enables IT professionals and technologists to demonstrate their advanced skills in device management in today’s BYOD enterprise.

This MCSE can be earned by having a Windows 8 MCSA (or a Windows Server 2012 MCSA) and passing the new exams: 695 and 696 (now available as beta exams). Remember that for Microsoft beta exams, you will not know your results until after the exams are scored.

Now let’s take a closer look at the new exams for the MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps. These are Exam 695: Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps, and Exam 696: Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps.

Exam 695: Deploying Windows Devices and Enterprise Apps

This exam is intended for IT professionals who deploy, manage, and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across midsized to large enterprise organizations. Technology: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2. Typically, this audience comes from a desktop support background. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to manage and deploy Windows devices and applications.

Topics:

  • Implement the Operating System Deployment (OSD) infrastructure (21%)
  • Implement a Lite Touch deployment (18%)
  • Implement a Zero Touch deployment (20%)
  • Create and maintain desktop images (21%)
  • Prepare and deploy the application environment (20%)

Exam 696: Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps

This exam is intended for IT professionals who manage and maintain PCs, devices, and applications across midsized to large enterprise organizations. A significant portion of this audience uses or intends to use System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to manage and deploy PCs, devices, and applications. The Enterprise Desktop Administrator also supports either domain joined or non-domain joined Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scenarios, mobile device management, and secure data access on common platforms, such as Windows 8.x, Windows Phone 8.x, iOS, and Android.

Topics:

  • Deploy and manage virtual applications (14%)
  • Deploy and manage desktop and mobile applications (15%)
  • Plan and implement software updates (16%)
  • Manage compliance and Endpoint Protection settings (15%)
  • Manage Configuration Manager clients (15%)
  • Manage inventory using Configuration Manager (12%)
  • Provision and manage mobile devices (12%)

 

What do you think about the new MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps credential? Will you be pursuing it?

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