This exam is designed to validate Windows Server 2008 applications platform configuration skills. This exam will fulfill the Windows Server 2008 Technology Specialist requirements of Exam 70-643. The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) on Windows Server 2008 credential is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who work in the complex computing environment of medium to large companies.The MCTS candidate should have at least one year of experience implementing and administering a network operating system in an environment that has the following characteristics: 250 to 5,000 or more users; three or more physical locations; and, three or more domain controllers. MCTS candidates will manage network services and resources such as messaging, a database, file and print, a proxy server, a firewall, the Internet, an intranet, remote access, and client computer management. In addition, MCTS candidates must understand connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to the corporate network and connecting corporate networks to the Internet.This title addresses both newcomers to MS certification, and those who are upgrading from Windows 2003.Features of this title include: two full-function ExamDay practice exams that guarantee double coverage of all exam objectives; free download of audio FastTracks for use with iPods or other MP3 players; the independent source of exam-day tips, techniques, and warnings not available from Microsoft; comprehensive study guide that guarantees 100 per cent coverage of all Microsoft's exam objectives; and, interactive FastTrack e-learning modules that help simplify difficult exam topics.