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70-246 – Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Centre 2012 R2 (MCSE)

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Online, self-paced
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Private Cloud
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Course Overview:

This series describes how to monitor and operate a private cloud with System Center 2012 R2. Students will learn the basics of the cloud, cloud services, monitoring and automating responses. Students will also learn about managing problems in the private cloud, service management, cloud protection and cleaning up system center databases.

Career Path:

Earning an MCSE: Private Cloud certification will qualify you for such jobs as server administrator, systems programmer, and network manager.

Certification Details:

With Windows Server and System Center, you will build your Microsoft private cloud solution to optimize IT service delivery and gain the automation and flexibility you need for your IT infrastructure, now and in the future.

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 13
Students can earn up to 13 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion.


Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Private Cloud

Awarded by Microsoft


Course Modules:

Module 01 – System Center 2012 – 31m

Module 02 – Introducing the Cloud – 1hr 16m

Module 03 – Working with the Business Cloud – 47m

Module 04 – Cloud Services – 1hr 13m

Module 05 – Monitoring – 2hr 1m

Module 06 – Automating Responses – 50m

Module 07 – Managing Problems in the Private Cloud – 30m

Module 08 – Service Management in the Private Cloud – 44m

Module 09 – Cloud Protection, Recovery, and Compliance – 1hr 29m

Module 10 – SLAs, Dashboards and Widgets – 1hr 3m

Module 11 – Cleaning Up System Center Databases – 30m

Final Exam Practice

Who is this course for?

This Course is one of the module to get MCSE: Private Cloud certification.


Prior Experience or qualification in IT is required.

Career path

Earning an MCSE: Private Cloud certification will qualify you for such jobs as server administrator, systems programmer, and network manager.

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