Exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop is out of beta and it is now live!

Exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop is now live

Passing this exam is the only requirement to earn the new Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty certification.

Exam AZ-140 beta takers will receive their scores in about 10 business days. If they passed the beta exam, the new certification and exam names will be reflected on their online transcript.

These are the new names for the certification, exam and course:

ItemCurrent nameNew name
CertificationMicrosoft Certified: Windows Virtual Desktop SpecialtyMicrosoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty
ExamExam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft AzureExam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop
CourseCourse AZ-140T00: Configuring and Operating Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft AzureCourse AZ-140T00: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop

Candidates for this exam are administrators with subject matter expertise in planning, delivering, and managing virtual desktop experiences and remote apps, for any device, on Azure.

Responsibilities for this role include deploying virtual desktop experiences and apps to Azure. Professionals in this role deliver applications on Azure Virtual Desktop and optimize them to run in multi-session virtual environments. To deliver these experiences, they work closely with the Azure administrators and architects, along with Microsoft 365 Administrators.

Candidates for this exam should have experience in Azure technologies, including virtualization, networking, identity, storage, backups, resilience, and disaster recovery. They should understand on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure technologies as they relate to migrating to Azure Virtual Desktop. These professionals use the Azure portal and Azure Resource Manager templates to accomplish many tasks. This role may use PowerShell and Azure Command-Line Interface (CLI) for more efficient automation.

Candidates for this exam must have expert Azure administration skills.

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      Thanks for your post. I am looking forward to Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty certification as it seems very interesting! I have already experience with 365 and Azure and this will be a great certification to achieve!

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