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Exam MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals – Skills Measured
Understand cloud concepts (15-20%)
Detail and understand the benefits and considerations of using cloud services

Understand the different types of cloud services available
 position Microsoft 365 in a SaaS scenario, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Public, Private, and Hybrid scenarios

Understand core Microsoft 365 services and concepts (30-35%)

Describe the core Microsoft 365 components
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Exchange Online
 SharePoint Online
 Teams
 Enterprise Mobility + Security products and technologies

Compare core services in Microsoft 365 with corresponding on-premises services
 identify scenarios when usage of M365 services is more beneficial than on-premises services

Understand the concept of modern management
 understand the Windows-as-a-Service (WaaS) model
 describe the usage of the Microsoft 365 Admin Center and M365 user portal
 understand the Microsoft deployment and release model for Windows and cloud business apps

Understand Office 365 ProPlus
 compare with on-premises Office 2016 deployment

Understand collaboration and mobility with Microsoft 365
 understand the concept of effective collaboration with Microsoft 365
 understand the concept of enterprise mobility, device management, and application management within an organization

Describe analytics capabilities in Microsoft 365

Understand security, compliance, privacy, and trust in Microsoft 365 
(25-30%)
Understand security and compliance concepts with Microsoft 365
 understand key components that need to be protected within an organization’s cloud and on-premises infrastructure
 understand key security pillars of protection, including identity, documents, network, and devices 

Understand identity protection and management
 understand concepts of cloud identity, on-premises identity, and hybrid identity
 understand Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Understand the need for unified endpoint management, security usage scenarios and services
 compare security usage scenarios and services available with Azure Active Directory P1, P2, and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
 understand how Microsoft 365 services addresses the most common current threats Understand the Service Trust portal and Compliance manager
 understand the trust relationship with Microsoft, service locations
 confidence in data protection
 how to address most common cloud adoption show stoppers

Understand Microsoft 365 pricing and support (25-30%)

Understand licensing options available in Microsoft 365
 describe M365 subscriptions and management options
 understand key selling points of M365 in segments of productivity, collaboration, security, and compliance
 understand the different licensing and payment models available for M365
 understand how to determine and implement best practices Plan, predict and compare pricing
 understand the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) pricing model for Windows and Microsoft cloud services
 understand the basics of cost-benefit analysis for on-premises vs. cloud
 understand billing and bill management options available

Describe support offerings for Microsoft 365 services
 describe how to create a support request for Microsoft 365 services
 describe Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
 understand how to determine the service health status

Understand the service lifecycle in Microsoft 365
 understand private, public preview, and General Availability (GA) and their correlation to
support policy and pricing