Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit v6.0 now available

Microsoft has made availabe for download MAP Toolkit v6.0. This new version includes assessment capabilities to evaluate workloads for both public and private cloud platforms.

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit makes it easy to assess your current IT infrastructure for a variety of technology migration projects. This Solution Accelerator provides a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool to simplify the migration planning process.

MAP is one of the tools provided by the Microsoft Solution Accelerators team. The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and Security Compliance Manager provide tested guidance and automated tools to help organizations plan, securely deploy, and manage new Microsoft technologies; easier, faster, and at less cost. All are freely available, and fully-supported by Microsoft.

New Features and benefits of MAP v6.0:
– Accelerate private cloud planning with Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track Onboarding.
– Analyze customer’s portfolio of applications for a migration to the Windows Azure Platform.
– Identify migration opportunities with enhanced heterogeneous server environment inventory.
– Assess your client environment for Office 365 readiness.
– Determine readiness for migration to Windows Internet Explorer 9.
– Identify web browser compatibility issues prior to Windows 7 deployment.
– Discover Oracle database schemas for migration to SQL Server.

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit v6.0

3 responses to this post.

  1. The MAP Toolkit is a Productivity and Assessment tool I delivered Feedback during the BETA program on Microsoft Connect. Really Usefull for IT deploymentsa dn planifications, it helps US and IT Administrators or IT Managers to organize the Work of the teams and to organize The deployment operations.

    The new version integrates Office 365 Client understanding and assessment tools and most of the new purposes and differes from precedent where thoses teatures xere not available.

    Befor this version, The Office 2010 family and the SBS 2011 disponibilities were added to prior 5 version …

    The introduction of Cloud and Virtualization assessments and tools help Administrators anticipate and organize their deployments with Best Practices Oriented tasks …

    That’s Why I like the MAP Toolkit and that I used IT from version 4 to maintain my competences too … It is a good way to make the synthesis of our knowledges to capitalize the informations (numerous) collected by assessing our Solutions and scénarii, while modelizing new IT schemas …

    Following and using the different evolution versions of the MAP Toolkit is a way of understanding the ECOSYSTME available to Build Your IT Infrastructure and to maintin it as a TOP Value Business and Organisation Actor …

    TY for this post and for the contents, and I Renewe my Congrats to the MAP Team, one of the most Efficient in the ECOSYSTEM.

    A real TOP Benefit tool for Your Administration !

    Absolutly necessary in your ToolBox 🙂

    By 🙂


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