Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Microsoft Adds Cloud Requirements to Engineer Certification Program

Microsoft has upgraded its flagship professional credential, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, for the cloud. The new Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) includes cloud training requirements that demonstrated to employers and peers that those certified have the skills to do the job in an expanding market.

"The new Microsoft certifications are raising the bar across the industry and reflect industry shifts that require a broader knowledge base and deeper skills across solutions that cloud computing requires," said Don Field, Microsoft's senior director of Product Management. "The Microsoft certifications reflect the experience and skills needed to build, manage and evolve solutions in a cloud-based environment, ensuring validation of real-world skills for individuals and helping hiring managers identify the best-qualified job candidates."

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