Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate
The Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator designs, implements, and operates an organization’s identity and access management systems by using Azure AD. They manage tasks such as providing secure authentication and authorization access to enterprise applications. The administrator provides seamless experiences and self-service management capabilities for all users. Adaptive access and governance are core elements to the role. This role is also responsible for troubleshooting, monitoring, and reporting for the identity and access environment. The Identity and Access Administrator may be a single individual or a member of a larger team. This role collaborates with many other roles in the organization to drive strategic identity projects to modernize identity solutions, to implement hybrid identity solutions, and to implement identity governance.
Microsoft Certified: Information Protection Administrator Associate
The Information Protection Administrator plans and implements controls that meet organizational compliance needs. This person is responsible for translating requirements and compliance controls into technical implementation. They assist organizational control owners to become and stay compliant. They work with information technology (IT) personnel, business application owners, human resources, and legal stakeholders to implement technology that supports policies and controls necessary to sufficiently address regulatory requirements for their organization. They also work with the compliance and security leadership such as a Chief Compliance Officer and Security Officer to evaluate the full breadth of associated enterprise risk and partner to develop those policies. This person defines applicable requirements and tests IT processes and operations against those policies and controls. They are responsible for creating policies and rules for content classification, data loss prevention, governance, and protection.
Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert
Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrators evaluate, plan, migrate, deploy, and manage Microsoft 365 services.
Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate
Microsoft 365 Messaging Administrators deploy, configure, manage, troubleshoot, and monitor recipients, permissions, mail protection, mail flow, and public folders in hybrid and cloud enterprise environments.
Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate
Modern Desktop Administrators deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment.
Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate
Microsoft 365 Security Administrators proactively secure Microsoft 365 enterprise and hybrid environments, implement and manage security and compliance solutions, respond to threats, and enforce data governance.
Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Administrator Associate
Candidates for this exam must be able to plan, deploy, configure, and secure Teams chat, apps, channels, meetings, audio/video conferencing, live events, calling, and Microsoft Teams-certified devices.
Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
A candidate for this certification should have at least six months of hands-on experience administering Azure, along with a strong understanding of core Azure services, Azure workloads, security, and governance. In addition, this role should have experience using PowerShell, Azure CLI, Azure portal, and Azure Resource Manager templates.
Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate
The Azure Database Administrator implements and manages the operational aspects of cloud-native and hybrid data platform solutions built with Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure Data Services. The Azure Database Administrator uses a variety of methods and tools to perform day-to-day operations, including applying knowledge of using T-SQL for administrative management purposes. Candidates for this rrole should have experience at least at the level of DP-900.
Courses Needed to Qualify for Exam
- DP-300T00: Administering Microsoft Azure SQL Solutions
Microsoft Certified: Azure for SAP Workloads Specialty
Responsibilities for an architect or an engineer for Azure for SAP Workloads include making recommendations on services and adjusting resources as appropriate for optimal resiliency, performance, scale, provision, size, and monitoring. Architects or engineers for Azure for SAP Workloads partner with cloud administrators, cloud database administrators, and clients to implement solutions. A candidate for this exam should have extensive experience and knowledge of SAP applications: SAP HANA, S/4HANA, SAP NetWeaver, SAP BW/4HANA, OS servers for SAP applications and databases, Azure portal, Azure Marketplace, Azure Resource Manager templates (ARM templates), virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, high availability design, disaster recovery design, data protection concepts, and networking. For this exam, we strongly recommended that you have an Azure Administrator Associate or Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification, in addition to SAP certifications.
Microsoft Certified: Azure Stack Hub Operator Associate
Candidates for the Azure Stack Hub Operator Associate certification are Azure administrators or Azure Stack Hub operators who provide cloud services to end users or customers from within their own datacenter using Azure Stack Hub. Their responsibilities are to plan, deploy, package, update, and maintain the Azure Stack Hub infrastructure. They also offer hybrid cloud resources and requested services and manage infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS). They serve as part of a larger team dedicated to cloud-based management and security or hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end infrastructure. Candidates for this certification should have significant experience managing and operating Azure Stack Hub environments. They should have a strong understanding of Azure, in addition to some knowledge of virtualization, networking, and identity management. They need to understand how Azure Stack Hub enables DevOps processes and the hybrid development model.
Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty
Responsibilities for this role include deploying virtual desktop experiences and apps to Azure. Professionals in this role deliver applications on Windows Virtual Desktop and optimize them to run in multi-session virtual environments. To deliver these experiences, they work closely with Azure administrators and architects, along with Microsoft 365 administrators. Candidates for this certification should have experience in Azure technologies, including virtualization, networking, identity, storage, backups, resilience, and disaster recovery. They should understand on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure technologies as they relate to migrating to Windows Virtual Desktop. These professionals use the Azure portal and Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates to accomplish many of their tasks. They might use PowerShell and Azure Command-Line Interface (CLI) for more efficient automation. Candidates for this certification must have expert Azure administration skills.