Microsoft experts looking to build their resume will have an opportunity to sign up for Microsoft Certification exams for half price in conjunction with the upcoming Ignite conference in Chicago. The conference run from May 4-8, 2015 and in addition to workshops and networking opportunities individuals can take exams to receive various Microsoft certifications.
Having official certifications can help separate you from other potential employees vying for the same position. Over 200 different certifications are available through Microsoft ranging from Microsoft Word to “Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.” Microsoft highlights a few certifications that will have exams at the Ignite conference.
•MCSA: Windows Server 2012
This certification qualifies you for a position as a computer network specialist or as a network/computer systems administrator, and it’s the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).
•MCSA: SQL Server
This certification qualifies you for a position as a database developer or database analyst.
•MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps
This certification validates that you have the skills needed to manage devices in today’s bring-your-own-device (BYOD) enterprise. It qualifies you for a career path that can range from traditional desktop technician to enterprise management of BYOD devices and apps.
•Microsoft Azure certifications
Azure is the cloud for modern business. If you’re already experienced with Azure, any of three Microsoft Specialist certifications can expand your skills to meet current and future business needs.
To receive the discount you have to enter a code found in the link but they emphasize preregistering to get the time slot that you prefer.Further reading: Certifications, Ignite, Microsoft