As an enterprise administrator, you likely are responsible for translating business goals into technology decisions and designs and for developing mid-range and long-term strategies. You are responsible for making key decisions and recommendations about network infrastructure, directory services, identity management, security policies, business continuity, IT administrative structure, best practices, standards, and Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Your job role involves 20 percent operations, 60 percent engineering, and 20 percent support tasks.
By using this training kit, you will learn how to do the following:
Plan network and application services
Design core identity and access management components
Design support identity and access management components
Design for business continuity and data availability
Work at your own pace through the lessons and lab exercises. Then assess yourself using 200+ practice questions on the CD, which features multiple, customizable testing options to meet your specific needs. Choose timed or untimed testing mode, generate random tests, or focus on discrete objectives. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers - including pointers back to the book for further study. You also get an exam discount voucher - making this kit an exceptional value and a great career investment.
MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-647): Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator, 2nd Edition
John Policelli (MVP for Directory Services) is a solutions-focused IT consultant with Avanade Canada. John has more than a decade of success in architecture, security, strategic planning, and disaster recovery planning. He has designed and implemented dozens of complex directory service, collaboration, web, networking, and enterprise security solutions. John has spent many years focused on identity and access management and has provided thought leadership for some of the largest installations of Active Directory directory service in Canada. He has been involved as an author, technical reviewer, and SME for more than 75 training, certification, and technical white paper projects.
Paul Mancuso (SME, CCSI, DCUCSS, DCNISS, CCNP, CCIP, CCNA, CCDA, VCP, VCAP-DCA, CTT+, CCISP, MCT, MCITP:EA) has offered consulting in the network services area for more than 21 years and has also provided authorized instruction for Cisco, VMware, and Microsoft for more than 18 years. Paul currently provides extensive training and consulting in data center design and support for Cisco, VMware, and Microsoft technologies. He earned a bachelor of science in zoology and pre-med from Ohio State University, deciding late in his studies to turn his attention toward business services, finance, marketing, and computers. His studies in these areas introduced him to the emerging field of local area networks (LANs), which later spearheaded a revolution in business processes. This early introduction to LANs prompted him to begin a career in network integration upon his graduation. It has become a passion ever since. He has previously authored books on Windows Vista, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and Windows Server 2008.
Ian McLean, MCITP, MCDBA, MCT, has 40 years' experience in the education and IT industries. He has coauthored numerous SELF-PACED TRAINING KITs covering Windows Server®, Windows® client, Microsoft Exchange Server, and SQL Server®; technologies.