Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit New release V5.5

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Microsoft recently released the next version of MAP Toolkit and it has following new features

  • Windows Azure Platform assessment for easier migration the cloud
  • Heterogeneous database discovery for accelerated migration to SQL Server
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer migration assessment for migration to Windows 7 compatible versions
  • Enhanced server consolidation capabilities help save time and effort when creating virtualization assessments and proposals

If you have not heard about MAP Toolkit before, it has also following assessment capabilities apart from what is mentioned above

  • Migration to Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Microsoft Office 2010
  • Migration to Windows 7 compatible versions of Internet Explorer
  • Migration to cloud-based services
  • Server virtualization with Hyper-V
  • SQL Server consolidation and migration to SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Assessment of current software usage and client access history for simplified software asset management
  • PC security assessment and migration to Microsoft Forefront Client Security

For more information please visit

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb977556.aspx

Download Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158988

Download Software Usage tracker Guide for MAP

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=195445

Training kit for MAP

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=196614

 

source – Microsoft Technet – Solution Accelerators

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