MCITP - Enterprise Administrator


Enterprise Administrator Certification Track

Validates your ability to design Windows Server infrastructures; evaluate and recommend new technology solutions; serve as an escalation point for infrastructure issues; develop client and server best practices for other teams, such as engineering, development, and operations

keep policy current for authentication, identity, and access management; provide guidance in implementing security policies that affect the infrastructure on multiple levels; participate in application reviews on security; and ensure that the applications adhere to standard security guidelines and practices.

The enterprise administrator is responsible for the overall IT environment and architecture. The enterprise administrator translates business goals into technology decisions and designs mid-range to long-term strategies.

Enterprise administrators also make key decisions and recommendations about the following:

  • Network infrastructure
  • Directory services, identity management, and authentication
  • Security policies
  • Business continuity (disaster recovery, personnel, equipment, and data)
  • Design of IT administrative structure (delegation models)
  • Best practices, standards, and service level agreements (SLAs)
MCTS Certification Required Exam(s)
Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure 70-643:TS:Windows Server 2008 Applications,Infrastructure,Configuring
Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration 70-640 TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring
Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration 70-620 TS:Configuring Microsoft Windows Vista Client.

The enterprise administrator is responsible for infrastructure design and global configuration changes.

The enterprise administrator's job role involves 20 percent operations, 60 percent engineering, and 20 percent support tasks.