i dont think its a plot or anything of the sort.
when companies want job positions for their IT departments, rather than checking their level of schooling accomplished, their college or university they attended or their GPA or anything of the sort, they can hire based on the certification. this tells the employer that the applicant knows (that level of) windows.. its to ease the process.
so from your thinking.. any linux certification is also a plot to force people to only use linux and promote it?
(this is just my
and im not trying to cause an argument or anything