The Russian version of this exam will retire on February 28, 2023. All other languages of this exam will retire on June 30, 2023. A replacement exam, Exam MS-721: Collaboration Communications Systems Engineer, will be available in mid-March 2023.
Candidates for this exam are Microsoft Teams voice engineers that plan, design, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot integrated communications solutions at an organization. They must be able to translate business requirements into technical architecture and designs for communication solutions.
Candidates are familiar with telecommunication technologies and have experience with Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365, and PowerShell. They must be able to deploy and configure Microsoft Teams Phone with PSTN connectivity through Direct Routing, Operator Connect, and Microsoft Teams Calling Plans. Candidates also manage devices certified for Microsoft Teams, audio/video conferencing, and voice migration.
Candidates collaborate with telephony providers and third-party vendors to enable advanced voice features in Microsoft Teams. They also work with administrators for other workloads, including networking, identity, licensing, security, and compliance.
On July 1, 2023, the Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Voice Engineer Expert certification will be replaced with Microsoft 365 Certified: Collaboration Communications Systems Engineer Associate, and both names will appear on transcripts. Learn more.
The English language version of this exam was updated on November 4, 2022. Review the study guide linked in the “Tip” box for details about the latest changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date. While Microsoft makes every effort to update localized versions as noted, there may be times when the localized versions of this exam are not updated on this schedule.
Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.
Part of the requirements for: Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Voice Engineer Expert
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- The English language version of this exam was updated on November 4, 2022. Download the study guide in the preceding “Tip” box for more details about the skills measured and latest changes.
- Plan and configure Microsoft Teams Phone (25-30%)
- Optimize network performance (5-10%)
- Plan and configure Direct Routing (15-20%)
- Configure and manage Microsoft Teams Phone for voice users (15-20%)
- Plan and configure Microsoft Teams clients and devices (5-10%)
- Monitor and troubleshoot Microsoft Teams Phone (15-20%)
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On July 1, 2023, this certification will be replaced with Microsoft 365 Certified: Collaboration Communications Systems Engineer Associate. Microsoft Teams voice engineers plan, design, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot an integrated communications solution at an organization.
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