This exam retires on June 30, 2020. A replacement exam may be available. To learn more, visit our blog: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/community.aspx and review our Exam Retirement posts. Note: Exams retire at 11:59 PM Central Standard TimeThe exam is targeted at experienced IT professionals who install, configure, deploy, and manage SharePoint 2016 installations in a datacenter and in the cloud. Candidates typically have more than four years of experience in planning and maintaining SharePoint and other core technologies upon which SharePoint depends, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server 2008 R2 or later, Active Directory, and networking infrastructure services.Candidates should also have experience with business continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability, in addition to experience with authentication and security technologies. PowerShell experience is highly preferred.The secondary audience for this exam is Business Application Administrators (BAAs) who are actively engaged in administering line-of-business (LOB) projects in conjunction with internal business customers working with SharePoint 2016.