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TrainSignal Releases Windows Server 2012 Installing & Configuring (70-410) Training

MCT Ed Liberman uses real-time, hands-on demonstration of Server 2012 configuration processes to prepare Windows admins for Microsoft Exam 70-410.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TrainSignal, the global leader in professional computer training, announced the release of their Windows Server 2012 Installing & Configuring Training.

This course for server administrators teaches installation and configuration tasks in the Server 2012 environment, including how to implement various standard Windows components. New features and integrations in the Server 2012 platform are covered in the training videos as well, such as PowerShell enhancements, integrated Hyper-V and a Metro-style interface.

Almost the entire course utilizes real-time demonstration of Windows Server 2012, where each process can be replicated by viewers of the training to follow along. Some of the key components discussed in the course include:

  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Virtualization with Hyper-V
  • PowerShell vs. Command Prompt
  • Microsoft Certification Exam 70-410 Prep

The Server 2012 Installing & Configuring lab contains a 1.4 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and 32 GB of disk space. With the correct lab setup and basic networking knowledge, this course is designed to refine the skills of both those upgrading from Server 2008 to 2012, and novice admins just getting started with the technology.

In addition to the primary server admin tasks, Windows Server (70-410) Training also covers, IPv6, group policy, DHCP and DNS. While the training scenarios used in the course center around real-world problem solving, the concepts map directly to the Installing and Configuring exam objectives. Exam 70-410 is the first of three exams required to earn the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification, reestablished in 2012.

The timing of Windows Server 2012 entering the enterprise market is debated, but course instructor and Microsoft MVP, Ed Liberman, says that either way the need to learn the new solutions remains. "I've been working with Microsoft servers since the 1990s," says Liberman, "and every time I think they finally made the perfect operating system they prove me wrong with a newer and better system."

This Windows 2012 Server Training course contains 23 lessons in over 9 hours of video instruction. Students will receive 3 DVDs of video lessons and additional content. Each lesson is available in several formats, iPod Video, Mp3 Audio, .WMV and high quality AVI, allowing students to use course materials on a variety of devices. Students can view all materials online after signing up for the course, ensuring instant access. The course also includes PDF files of instructor notes to provide convenience while learning core concepts.

Windows Server 2012 Installing & Configuring is available for just $397. TrainSignal backs each and every course with their exclusive 90-day Total Experience Guarantee. All courses are shipped worldwide at no charge.

About TrainSignal: Founded in 2002, TrainSignal provides computer-based "Total Experience" training that gives individuals the tools and confidence to tackle real-world challenges, pass their certification exams and succeed in today's competitive global IT market.

TrainSignal offers a wide range of computer training packages covering Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, CompTIA, VMware, and Microsoft Office. In addition to its Windows Server 2012, Exchange Server 2010, and Windows 7 courses, TrainSignal offers training for over fifty different training courses including VMware vSphere training, Cisco CCNA training, Citrix XenDesktop training and more.

A privately-held company, TrainSignal is based in Schaumburg, IL. For more information about TrainSignal, please visit

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