This course is part one of a series of three courses. Through this series you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. Using the prerelease version of the software, you will learn how to implement and configure the core services, including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and initial Hyper-V configuration. This course will help you prepare for Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012. Exam 70-410 is one of three exams needed for the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification.