The MCTS/MCITP exam is deliberated to certify the skills of the following:
Windows Server 2003 Microsoft Certified Systems Administrators or the MCSEs AD
Network Infrastructure, and Application Platform Technical Specialists
The main objective of the MCTS/MCITP examination is to certify the skills that are distinct from the MCSE skills. The MCTS/MCITP exam targets to accomplish requirements for the Windows Server 2008 Technology Specialist exams which consist of: 7-640 exam, 70-642 exam, and 70-643 exam.
More so, credential for the MCTS or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist on Windows Server 2008 is in fact meant fro information technology professionals or IT experts who perform in an intricate computing setting of medium to large business enterprises. Therefore, who ever desires to become a candidate of MCTS certification should at least have a year of experience in execution and administration of a network OS. The OS should be defined as having the qualities of:
250 to 5,000 users or more
Three physical locations or more
Three domains or more controllers
The candidate for MCTS should be knowledgeable in managing network services and other resources in running an entire system. Resources may include the messaging system, database, file and print, firewall, internet connection, proxy server, remote access, client computer management, and of course an intranet.
Finally, to complete the standard criteria, the MCTS candidate should also have an understanding on requirements for connectivity that comprised of: the connection among branch offices, the remote locations of individual users directly to the corporate network, and the connection of the corporate network to the internet.