Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit Team Blog

An agentless inventory, assessment, and reporting tool that can securely assess IT environments for various platform migrations— including Windows 8, Office 2013 and 365, Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V, Windows Azure, and Microsoft SQL Server 2012

November, 2009

  • Updated Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides for Virtualization!

    The Solution Accelerators team has released two updated guides to further assist organizations in selecting the right virtualization technologies for their business needs: • Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for Selecting the Right Virtualization...
  • IBM Hardware Pack for Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit, v1.1.

    Our friends at IBM have been working hard to provide customers direct insight into IBM Hardware, and guidance for consolidated workloads for IBM System X and Blade servers using MAP 4.0. Take a look at the announcement. I am very proud to announce...
  • IPD Guide for Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway.

    Interested in Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway? Check out the new beta Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway, and learn a logical three-step process for selecting Forefront UAG features required...
  • Learn more about MAP 4.0

    Check out this great article on MAP v4 This article explains the new features in MAP v4 including instructions on how users can fine tune their hardware assessments for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to their own hardware profiles. Additionally...
  • MAP 5.0 Community Technical Preview (CTP) - Now Open!

    Get an early peek at the next release of MAP (version 5.0) when you sign up for the MAP 5.0 Community Technical Preview (CTP). One of the cool new features of MAP 5.0 is further support for heterogeneous environments. Traditionally, MAP had the...