Exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop is out of beta and it 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:
|Item||Current name||New name|
|Certification||Microsoft Certified: Windows Virtual Desktop Specialty||Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty|
|Exam||Exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft Azure||Exam AZ-140: Configuring and Operating Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop|
|Course||Course AZ-140T00: Configuring and Operating Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft Azure||Course 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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