Microsoft Technical Training and Certification

New Horizons Central is a Microsoft Partner

Microsoft technical courses from New Horizons Central offer a valuable service—so valuable, actually, that the software giant claims its certification reduces downtime by 20% and makes teams 28% more productive. Training to gain proficiency in Microsoft products and technology allows professionals to get up to speed on the essential tools that many organizations value today.

Every Microsoft technical course we offer follows Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) and is taught by a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). In fact, New Horizons is Microsoft's largest training provider—delivering more than 40% of all authorized MS training worldwide.

With our unique blend of Microsoft certification tracks, delivery method options and value-added services, you can count on us to help you reach your certification goals. Microsoft's certification programs have developed over a number of years and have become the most sought-after certifications in the IT industry.

Microsoft technical certifications validate your skills with specific Microsoft Technologies, as listed below. Popular certifications include:

MTA Microsoft Technology Associate
MCSA Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
MCSE Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert
MCITP Microsoft Certified IT Professional
MCTS Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist

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Windows Azure

Windows Azure —Windows Azure is Microsoft's application platform for the public cloud. As application development moves more and more toward hosted applications and services, Microsoft has developed a premier infrastructure to support enterprise cloud application development.

Certification:Microsoft Certified Professional Developer

Microsoft Dynamics

Microsoft Dynamics CRM —Customer relationship management (CRM) can help reduce costs and increase profitability by organizing and automating business processes that nurture customer satisfaction and loyalty. Dynamics delivers a holistic view of each customer that enables client-facing employees to make expedited and educated decisions about strategic efforts in the sales, marketing and customer service fields.


Microsoft Exchange

Microsoft Exchange —Built to deliver the enterprise-grade security and reliability that businesses require, Microsoft Exchange provides e-mail, calendar and contacts on your PC, phone and web browser.

Certifications:MCSE, MCITP, MCTS

Microsoft Virtualization Training—Microsoft provides the technology you need to create and manage a virtualized server environment, and build your private cloud, including Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center.

Microsoft Cloud Technologies

Microsoft Cloud —Communication, security, reliability, storage and desktop management: it's all in the Cloud. Microsoft offers the benefits of the Cloud with the familiarity of Microsoft applications that users, developers, IT professionals and executives already know and trust. Develop your expertise in one of these Microsoft Cloud-computing products, with training and certification from New Horizons Central.

Skype for Business

Skype for Business—Lync is now Skype for Business, a communications and collaboration platform that brings together an experience inspired by Skype with the enterprise-grade security, compliance, and control of Lync.

Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 —From a single easy-to-manage portal, administrators can manage every aspect of their business using familiar tools—such as SharePoint On-Line, Exchange On-line and Lync—to provide users with an easy-to-use, collaborative platform with no costs for expensive equipment or infrastructure.

Certifications:MCSA, MCTS & MCITP

Windows Server

Microsoft Windows Server—As the server version of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 redefines the server category, delivering hundreds of new features and enhancements spanning virtualization, networking, storage, user experience, cloud computing, automation and more.

Certifications:MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, MCTS

Windows 8

Microsoft Windows 8—Get hands-on experience with Windows 8 certification and training from New Horizons Central. We will provide guidance on installing, upgrading and licensing for Windows 8. Students will also learn how to manage storage by creating simple, spanned and striped volumes, as well as how to optimize file-system performance.

Certifications:MCSA, MCITP

Windows 7

Microsoft Windows 7—At New Horizons Central you will find a full selection of Microsoft Windows 7 courses for end users or IT Professionals. All courses are taught by highly rated instructors so you can be certain you are getting the best training available.

Certifications:MCITP, MCTS

Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint —The SharePoint platform, which includes SharePoint Designer, SharePoint Foundation, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Server & SharePoint Workspace, provides a central location for document and information storage. This reduces duplication, increases accuracy and makes collaborative working simpler and more efficient.

Certifications:MCSE, MCITP, MCTS, MCPD

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server —SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) from Microsoft that's designed for the enterprise environment. As a database, it is a software product whose primary function is to store and retrieve data as requested by other software applications: those on the same computer or those running on another computer across a network (including the cloud).

Certifications:MCSA, MCSE

Microsoft System Center

Microsoft System Center —Microsoft System Center 2012 is an integrated management platform that helps you to easily and efficiently manage your datacenters, client devices and hybrid cloud IT environments. It's the only platform to offer comprehensive management of applications, services, physical resources, hypervisors, software defined networks, configuration and automation in a single offering.

Certifications:MCSE, MCTS

Visual Studio

Microsoft Visual Studio —Visual Studio is an integrated environment that helps simplify the entire development process—from design to deployment. If you are a developer or tester, unleash your creativity with powerful prototyping, modeling and design tools that help bring your vision to life.

Certifications:MCSD, MCTS, MCPD