We’re happy to announce that MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-647): Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator (2nd Edition) (ISBN 9780735656659; 624 pages) shipped to the printer today!
This Training Kit has been updated to cover Windows Server 2008 R2. It is authored by David R. Miller, Paul Mancuso, John Policelli, Orin Thomas, Ian McLean, and J.C. Mackin, with support from GrandMasters.
See below for the book’s contents and an excerpt from the Introduction. You can preorder the book here or here.
Chapter 1 Planning Name Resolution and Internet Protocol Addressing Chapter 2 Designing Active Directory Domain Services Chapter 3 Planning Migrations, Trusts, and Interoperability Chapter 4 Designing Active Directory Administration and Group Policy Strategy Chapter 5 Designing a Network Access Strategy Chapter 6 Design a Branch Office Deployment Chapter 7 Designing Remote Desktop Services and Application Deployment Chapter 8 Designing Virtualization Chapter 9 Designing Solutions for Data Sharing, Data Security, and Business Continuity Chapter 10 Planning and Designing a Public Key Infrastructure Chapter 11 Designing Software Update Infrastructure and Managing Compliance
This training kit is designed for enterprise administrators who have several years’ experience managing the overall IT environment and architecture of medium to large organizations and who plan to take the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) 70-647 exam. As an enterprise administrator, you likely are responsible for translating business goals into technology decisions and designs and for developing mid-range and long-term strategies. You are responsible for making key decisions and recommendations about network infrastructure, directory services, identity management, security policies, business continuity, IT administrative structure, best practices, standards, and Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Your job role involves 20 percent operations, 60 percent engineering, and 20 percent support tasks. The Preparation Guide for Exam 70-647 is available at http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exam.aspx?ID=70-647.
By using this training kit, you learn how to do the following:
Refer to the objective mapping page in the front of the book to see where in the book each exam objective is covered.
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