Some posts ago, we announced here that Microsoft released the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) and a promotion for the exam 70-656, that allow the first 500 IT Pros to take the exam through Prometric for FREE. The complete post you can read here: http://msmvps.com/blogs/herlesonpontes/archive/2008/08/21/1645413.aspx
]Also, I posted at my Portuguese blog that the MVP Cleber Marques (http://www.clebermarques.com/) created a set of articles about MDOP and the solutions that compose it in the Portuguese language. You can read more information about it at the URL: http://herleson.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!8ACB9B8FAEDBCB6F!1427.entry
And today, after almost one month of news about MDOP and its exam, I wish to share with you a great victory: I PASSED at the exam 70-656! I took it last Friday, and passed in an exam that requests a deep knowledge in Microsoft Application Virtualization (ex-called SoftGrid), beside the other solutions: AGPM, DEM, DaRT and AIS.
And there is more: I took a look at Microsoft site to see how many professionals passed in the MDOP exam so far (http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/certified.mspx) and I found out that only 74 professionals worldwide have passed until September 22, which means that I´m a MDOP CHARTER MEMBER!
I want to say thank you to my friend Cleber Marques, that prepared an excellent material about MDOP and share it freely in his site. This material was essential to obtain this certification.
I dedicate this victory to my only and forever wife, Priscila, who always supports me and helps me in all moments of my life. I LOVE YOU, MY PRISCILA!
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Tue, Sep 30 2008 12:03