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Pearson VUE named Certified Practice Test Provider for Microsoft Certified Professional exams

BLOOMINGTON, MN, June 8, 2015 – Microsoft has expanded its partnership with Pearson VUE by appointing it as the worldwide Microsoft Certified Practice Test Provider.

Microsoft Official Practice Tests, powered by MeasureUp, provide candidates with critical, customized assessment and remediation tools, helping them gain confidence, master technical content, and make the best use of their certification preparation time.

Industry-recognized Microsoft Certifications are highly regarded by IT hiring managers, who use them to measure a candidate’s skill levels and determine how well candidates can work with specific Microsoft technologies, hardware and software.

“We are excited to partner with Pearson VUE as our worldwide Microsoft Certified Practice Test Provider,” said Alison Cunard, General Manager of Microsoft’s Learning Experiences group. “Our goal is to provide MCPs and candidates with a full solution from preparation to examination, and Pearson VUE’s portfolio of practice tests is an additional preparation tool to aid in their certification success.”

The MeasureUp practice test platform is recognized for its innovative use of simulation question types, comprehensive explanations, complete coverage of exam objectives and in-depth reporting. The practice test functionality provides candidates the opportunity to customize their experience so they can drill down to the exact areas where they are weakest, allowing them to maximize study effectiveness. In addition, MeasureUp’s recent technology updates allow users to enjoy the ease of studying using multiple devices — including their desktop, laptop, tablet or smart phone.

“Pearson VUE is pleased to have been chosen as the Microsoft Certified Practice Test Provider,” said Bob Whelan, managing director of Pearson VUE. “This expanded portfolio of Microsoft Official Practice Tests, powered by MeasureUp, will help candidates better prepare for their certification exams. With Microsoft’s reach and with the robust quality of our practice test offering, we believe we can provide IT professionals and instructors the tools for career certification success.”

Pearson VUE and Microsoft will make Microsoft Official Practice Tests available through multiple channels to enable both test candidates and training partners the opportunity to use this effective study tool. For more information, please visit

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