The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) is an agentless, automated, multi-product planning and assessment tool for quicker and easier desktop, server and cloud migrations. MAP provides detailed readiness assessment reports and executive proposals with extensive hardware and software information, and actionable recommendations to help organizations accelerate their IT infrastructure planning process, and gather more detail on assets that reside within their current environment. MAP also provides server utilization data for Hyper-V server virtualization planning; identifying server placements, and performing virtualization candidate assessments. Learn more. The MAP Toolkit includes the following components:
For more details please visit the MAP Toolkit Team announcement http://blogs.technet.com/b/mapblog/archive/2013/07/08/microsoft-assessment-and-planning-toolkit-8-5-now-available.aspx
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Here is the first blog post targeted for IT Professionals http://blogs.technet.com/b/dpeindia/archive/2013/07/08/cloud-os.aspx
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