Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 6.5 beta Now Available!
The journey to the cloud is now smoother than ever with the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 6.5 Beta. The MAP Toolkit’s new capabilities help users to securely assess heterogeneous IT environments while enabling the evaluation of workloads for migration to Microsoft’s private and public cloud platforms. Consolidate existing server workloads using the updated Hyper-V® Cloud Fast Track capacity planning feature. The revamped Azure Migration feature in MAP 6.5 provides more in-depth analysis of the suitability of migrating on-premises applications to the Windows Azure™ platform. Other significant new features in MAP 6.5 include the discovery of active Windows® devices, Software Usage Tracking for Forefront® Endpoint Protection (FEP), and the discovery of Oracle instances on Itanium-based servers with HP-UX to assist in the planning of migration to SQL Server®.
Key features and benefits of MAP 6.5 Beta help you:
Analyze your portfolio of applications for a move to the Windows Azure platform.
Accelerate private and public cloud planning with Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track Onboarding.
Identify migration opportunities with enhanced heterogeneous server environment inventory.
NEW!Assess your usage of Microsoft software with the Software Usage Tracking feature.
Discover Oracle instances on Itanium-based servers for migration to SQL Server.
To join the beta review program for Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 6.5, visit Microsoft Connect:http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=219168