Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification continues to increase in popularity. Employers often require this certification because it proves applicants have mastered the ability to design, develop, implement, and support solutions with Microsoft products and technologies. Having MCSE credentials increases an administrator's salary potential by thousands of dollars. Candidates are required to pass six exams-four core exams and two elective exams. This curriculum is very rigorous and extremely challenging. The MCSE exams cost $100 each, and it has been rumored that for the Enterprise exam there are 4.3 failures for every one pass. The Training Guide books are designed to offer all the information needed to prepare for the exams. This book offers solid objective-based content, along with sample questions and exercises to allow the reader to learn the information in-depth.