The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (or MAP) is the next-generation version of the agent-less assessment platform from Microsoft. In this new version, MAP has expanded its capabilities into assessment areas of Hyper-V server virtualization, desktop security, and SQL 2008 migration.  In summary, MAP 3.1 assessment areas now include:

•            Server Migration Reports and Proposals (Windows Server 2008)

•            Server Consolidation Reports and Proposals (Virtual Server 2005 R2 and Hyper-V) (NEW!)

•            Desktop Security Assessment to determine if desktops have anti-virus and anti-malware programs installed or if the Windows Firewall is turned on (NEW!)

•            Application Virtualization Assessment Reports (Microsoft Application Virtualization, formerly SoftGrid)

•            SQL 2008 Migration Assessment Reports (NEW!)

•            Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007 Hardware Assessment Reports and Proposals

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