Beginning January 25th partners will be able take the Beta version of the new OCS 2007 Release 2 UC Voice Specialization exam for FREE at Prometric sites around the world. By participating in this BETA exam, you have the opportunity to provide feedback to the Microsoft Certification program about the exam content which is integral to development of its Released 74-404 version.
Exam 74-404 (Beta Exam 71-404) is designed to validate the skills and experience of technical professional to design, deploy, and administer Microsoft Voice solutions in production based on Microsoft® Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 (OCS 2007 R2) and including interoperability with OCS 2007, Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging, Microsoft® Windows Server Active Directory, gateways and Private Branch Exchanges (PBX’s).
Registration for BETA Exam 71-404 will begin this Friday, January 22, 2010 at Prometric sites. The code to register for the Beta exam for FREE is: OCR2J. Candidates should plan for up to four hours to take the Beta exam and provide feedback on every question (versus the typical two hours to take Released version exams.) The exam will be available in English only.
Source: Voice Specialized Partner Sales and Technical Resources: January 2010