The Windows 10 MCSA certification is here! See what the favored Microsoft credential entails for the new version of the desktop working system.
The desktop OS MCSA has finally reared its head and is now obtainable by way of Microsoft Learning. Upon nearer inspection, it is as much an upgrade to MCSA: Windows eight (which is de facto focused on Windows 8.1) as it's a standalone Windows 10 certification. Be that as it might, it is here and open for enrollment and testing for all involved parties.
This is certain to be excellent news for IT execs who truly earned the MCSA: Windows 8, since it primarily gives them with a brand-new credential with solely a single extra exam wanted to qualify. Those who do not have the MCSA: Windows eight credential, however do have an MCSA: Windows 7 have already began asking about a further improve exam to have the ability to catch as much as the brand new Windows 10 cert, however as of yet Microsoft has no official response to this inquiry.
According to the Microsoft Learning weblog, the Windows 8.1 upgrade exams (70-689 and 70-692) and your entire MCSA: Windows 8 certification will probably be retired as of January 31, 2016. The two exams that make up the MCSA: Windows 8 certification (70-687 and 70-688) will nonetheless be accessible after Jan 31—but only till July 31, 2016, and candidates who cross both examination will receive a Microsoft Specialist credential.
Windows 10 is out of the gate in a big manner, with over one hundred ten million installations worldwide according to Microsoft. It's unlikely many of these machines exist within the enterprise, besides possibly in check labs the place IT professionals are currently validating Win10 towards line-of-enterprise purposes and other possible sources of incompatibilities. But general, the critical response to Windows 10 has been highly positive.