The Private Cloud certification is built on Windows Server 2008 R2 and System Center 2012. It validates partners’ ability to configure, deploy, monitor, and operate a Microsoft private cloud solution, which transforms the way IT services are delivered. Our System Center 2012 exams are not released yet, but partners can get a head start on their Private Cloud certifications by passing the following Windows Server 2008 exams:

· Exam 70-640: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

· Exam 70-642: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring

· Exam 70-646: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator