Microsoft invites IT professionals, en route to their MCTS: Office Communications Server 2007, Configuring certification, to take the 70-638 exam in order to finalize eligibility requirements. This proctored exam is being made available in five languages for the convenience of a broader audience of IT professionals world-wide. The exam will test the candidate’s proficiency in the uses and applications of Office Communications Server 2007.
Topics that are selected for the 70-638 exam are carefully considered in order to most effectively test the candidate’s skill level. Sample topics that will be included consist of the following: Installing and managing Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Deploying and configuring Communications Server 2007 R2 Clients, Configuring conferencing, external connectivity, and Enterprise voice functionality, and Monitoring and maintaining Communications Server 2007 R2. Microsoft reserves the right to include other topics and skills, not listed here, within the content of the exam.
Candidates most suited to take this exam will have at least one year of experience using Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 or the R2 version and related technologies, and experience with configuring Active Directory and network infrastructure components that support the deployment and managing different versions of Office Communications Server 2007. Successfully completing the 70-638 exam will also count as credit toward other Microsoft Certification categories.
Microsoft supports its certification prospects by offering valuable resources. The Microsoft Certification website contains more information about exam preparation and how to effectively utilize educational tools and training resources.