MCSE cloud platform and infrastructure


If you're an IT professional looking to demonstrate your proficiency with key server and cloud technologies, inlcuding virtualisation, storage and networking, then the MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure is for you.

  • 1

    Enhance your career

    This is the perfect certification to qualify you for in demand jobs such as enterprise server administrator or server infrastructure engineer.

  • 2

    Prove you have what it takes

    Develop the skills required to design, implement and maintain scalable Windows Server infrastructure in a highly virtualised environment.

  • 3

    Meet industry demand

    Enhance your technical expertise in order to deploy and operate secure, high availability and fault tolerant cloud services.

Your quick course guide

Certification: MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

Study time: Full time - seven to ten days | Part time - two to three months

Vendor: Microsoft

Provider: Skillsoft

Student support: StudentCare™ 

Prerequisites: MCSA Windows Server 2012 or MCSA Windows Server 2016

Assessment: Exam based, one of: 70-413, 70-414, 70-246 or 70-247

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Computer support specialists, data center specialists, enterprise server administrators and server infrastructure engineers

Included in your modules

70-413: Designing and implementing a server infrastructure

  • AD design
  • AD DS
  • OU and group policy 
  • Server deployment
  • DHCP design
  • DNS, file and storage
  • IPAM and VPN
  • Direct access
  • Network protection 
  • Implement NPS and WAP

70-414: Implementing an advanced infrastructure

  • Updates
  • VM hosts and guests
  • Storage and networks
  • VM administration
  • Clustering and NLB
  • Business continuity
  • Monitoring
  • Certificate services
  • AD RMS and AD FS

70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud

  • Monitor and Operate: Private Cloud Overview
  • Monitor and Operate: Deploying Cloud Services
  • Monitor and Operate: Monitoring Cloud Services
  • Monitor and Operate: Service Management
  • Monitor and Operate: Problem Management
  • Monitor and Operate: Backup and Recovery
  • Monitor and Operate: Compliance
  • Monitor and Operate: SLAs Widgets & Dashboards

70-247: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud

  • Configure and Deploy: VMM Overview
  • Configure and Deploy: Extending & Maintaining
  • Configure and Deploy: Application Delivery
  • Configure and Deploy: Building Private Clouds
  • Configure and Deploy: Monitoring
  • Configure and Deploy: Service Management
  • Configure and Deploy: DPM
  • Configure and Deploy: Automation

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  • Test prep
  • Unlimited access
  • Practice Labs
  • Training mapped to Microsoft exam curriculum

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  • We're with you from start to finish
  • Expert career advice
  • Progress reports
  • Exam booking support
  • All UK students receive an NUS student discount card
  • Your success is our success

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