I know we've been heavy on the MDOP lately but since if you have one you have the other I figured all you SoftGrid guru's would want to be kept up to date on stuff like this anyway.  If you missed the initial announcement, Microsoft now offers a certification exam for MDOP.  The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exam 70-656: Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, Configuring covers topics such as:

  • Configuring Group Policy Objects (GPOs) by Using Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM)
  • Monitoring Desktops by Using Microsoft Desktop Error Monitoring (DEM)
  • Managing Software Inventory by Using the Asset Inventory Service (AIS)
  • Repairing and Diagnosing Computer Systems by Using the Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT)
  • Configuring Application Virtualization Servers
  • Configuring Application Virtualization clients
  • Deploying and Managing the Application Virtualization Sequencer

You can find more information about this exam here.

J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer