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Following our announcement in August 2012 of the MAP Toolkit 7.0, our friends on the Microsoft Solutions Accelerator team have just released the beta version of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.0 and we welcome you to join in in the beta.
If you are not familiar with the Microsoft MAP Toolkits, they are essentially agentless inventory, assessment and reporting tools that help assess an IT environment for platform migrations. MAP automatically generates detailed reports on hardware, device, and application compatibility in just a few hours—information you can immediately put to work in your migration plans.
MAP Toolkit 8.0 helps you:
For more details on MAP Toolkit 8.0, check the MAP Team Blog for details. Join the beta and send your comments to [mapfdbk @ Microsoft . com]
Curious about adding services such as Office 365 to your Enterprise Agreement? After utilizing the MAP Toolkit 8.0 to assess your environment, check out or blog post, So You Signed an Enterprise Agreement…Now What? for details on how to migrate to Office 365 within your current agreement.
We’d also love to hear what you think about the MAP Toolkit here at Microsoft Volume Licensing. Include your thoughts in the comments below or send us a tweet at @msft_VL.