This certification is one of the first specific for cloud competency and will replace all previous MCITP certifications related to virtualization.
Actually the requiments to gain this certifications are:
- Held a MCSA: Windows Server 2008 or MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification
- Pass Exams 70-246
- Pass Exam 70-247
Actually is not clear until which date will be accepted also the MCSA: Windows Server 2008, but according with the note on the MCITP: Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008 certification, we could expect until January 31, 2014.
More interesting is that until January 31, 2013, Exam 70-659 may be taken in place of 70-247 to count towards the Private Cloud certification.
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