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Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification is the industry standard for demonstrating competence in managing and troubleshooting network environments based on the Windows Server 2003 operating systems.

Given the wide use of Microsoft Windows Server operating systems, many IT professions use the MCSA to prove their skills in this area. The MCS certification is especially relevant for: systems administrators, network administrators, information systems administrators, network operations analysts, or network technicians.

MCSA certifications can be completed in a wide range of online and campus-based training centers.

Recommended Reading: Webopedia's list of Computer Certifications for Students and IT Professionals.







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