This exam validates the skills needed to design and sell licensing solutions to large organizations. Organizations in this category typically have 250 or more devices. Candidates should have at least six months of experience selling Microsoft licensing solutions.
xVelocity is a memory-optimized columnstore index and an in-memory analytics engine that deliver next-generation performance for the data warehousing and business intelligence workloads. Unlike other offerings in the marketplace, these technologies are built-in as a core capability in the SQL Server 2012 database engine and will not require you to purchase a separate hardware appliance or expensive add-in. You can get the benefits of in-memory on your current IT hardware and software infrastructure
This course will provide you with hands-on experience with Windows 8. It provides guidance on installation, upgrading, and licensing for Windows 8. You will learn how to manage storage by creating simple, spanned, and striped volumes, and optimizing file-system performance. Additionally, you will learn how to manage available disk space using quotas. You will also work with the windows services used to determine the source of performance and reliability issues, and how to respond to these issues. You will learn to configure connecting to IPv4, IPv6, wireless networks, VPN, and DirectAccess, along with the networking features that are used to troubleshoot networking issues, and shield their computers from security threats. You will learn the fundamentals of working with virtual machines in the Client Hyper-V, and as part of the learning experience, you’ll perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment. You will use the traditional GUI interface as well as Windows PowerShell 3.0 to configure and manage the systems. You will also get a head start on using the new integrated cloud services of SkyDrive and Windows Store. NOTE: Course content maps to the objectives of Microsoft Exam 70-687, and can be an important part of your exam prep.
Candidates for this exam are business managers and IT sales professionals who have a year or more experience reselling hardware with Genuine preinstalled Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Small Business Server 2011. Candidates may provide a license or may influence the Office solutions sale. They may also provide additional goods (for example, peripheral devices and antivirus software) or services. Candidates should have a fundamental knowledge of Microsoft licensing programs and procedures.