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Get a Leg up on Your Future – Become a Windows 10 Specialist


Think about this: 72 percent of employers use IT Certification as a requirement for certain jobs. And once you get that job, reports say that getting certified is one of the fastest ways to get a raise.

Start down the path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Windows 10 Specialist, and get the advantages that certification brings.

We’ll help you out by providing you the study tools you need to pass Exam 697 — Configuring Windows Devices.

This exam tests and validates your ability to build solid identities, protect content, and develop a mobile device management policy, as well as your ability to virtualize with Hyper-V and manage applications using the Company Portal and the Windows store.

In addition to your working experience, you should have this technical knowledge:

  • Experience with Windows desktop administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Basic experience and understanding of Windows networking technologies
  • Introductory-level knowledge of Active Directory and Microsoft Intune

Here are some of the things you’ll need to know to pass this exam:

  • Manage identity
  • Plan desktop and device deployment
  • Plan and implement a Microsoft Intune device management solution
  • Configure networking
  • Configure storage
  • Manage data access and protection
  • Manage remote access
  • Manage apps
  • Manage updates and recovery

Additional specifics of what you’ll need to know are available on the exam page.