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Two new MCSE certifications available in beta

Today Microsoft has released four new IT Pro exams leading up to two new MCSE certifications. As both Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 have been released to manufacturing (Source: Windows Server Blog) the accompanying certifications have been released as well. The exams will be available as Beta exams from the 6th of August until the 20th of August with registration commencing at the 1st of August. For more information regarding Beta exams please have a look at the official FAQ by Microsoft here.

In case you have not received an invitation from Microsoft make sure you read up in my previous post on how to setup your Microsoft SME profile here:
New beta exams released for Windows Server 2012

The exams that and certifications that have been released are as follows:

MCSE: Server Infrastructure

So if you are interested head out to the Prometric Registration Website to sign up for any of the exams. Good luck!

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Windows 8 Release date announced

It is official, Microsoft has announced the release date for Windows 8. After some speculation earlier this month, it has been confirmed on the Windows Server Team blog. After the earlier announcement that Windows Server 2012 would be available in September, a release date for Windows 8 was expected to be announced as well. Windows 8 is set to be released on the 26th of October.

The official announcements are available on the Windows Server Team Blog:

Windows 8 will be available on…
Windows Server 2012 final release timing

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