You've probably seen this elsewhere already, but I keep getting asked about it (that's reasonable!), so I'll post the tiny amount of info I have about a few beta exams going on now. I don't have any more info for you, unfortunately. What you see is what you get.

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71-654 - TS: Windows Essential Business Server 2008, Configuring

About EBS: “Windows Essential Business Server 2008 combines software for management, messaging, and security features into one integrated server solution that will help customers increase the manageability and reliability of their IT systems, and boost businesses productivity and growth.”

This credential is designed for information technology (IT) professionals working in or consulting with medium sized businesses that use Windows Essentials Server 2008. A candidate for this exam should have at least one year of experience deploying, configuring, and managing network solutions in an environment with the following characteristics:

  • 75+ company network connections
  • Company networks with Internet connectivity
  • Individual users or user groups that connect to the company network from remote locations
  • Messaging (Internet, and Exchange)
  • Anti-spam

The promo code is “EBS08”

The beta is initially scheduled from 7/22  to 8/12.

No prep guide yet.

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71-660: TS: Windows® Internals

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71-432: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance
71-448: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance