MAP Toolkit 9.0 Beta Available Now!

Continuing on this rapid release cycle we have now announced the next beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit or MAP.  MAP Toolkit 9.0 is now available for testing.  If you are looking at deploying all the new releases we have announced then the MAP Toolkit is an essential tool.  This version has been…


TechNet Live!: Windows Server 2012 R2 Overview Recording!

Every couple of weeks myself and Andrew run a TechNet Live! event on a key Windows Server, System Centre or Windows 8 topic.  We’ve been getting asked by a lot of those folks that attended and for those that could not make it where the recordings will be located. I have now found out that…


Happy Retirement Windows XP!

Time to move off XP?  Little reminder for the upcoming end of support date. Jeffa

Windows 8.1 Preview

Check it out and download!  Get it here!   Jeffa Technorati Tags: Windows 8.1

Download the MAP Toolkit 8.5 Beta!

Are you looking to move to Windows Server 2012?  Then accelerate this move with MAP Toolkit 8.5 beta which is available now for download.  There is a bunch of new stuff in this release so make sure you check it out. What’s New? Newly designed user interface The MAP Toolkit 8.5 Beta features a newly…

What a Year! 12 Milestone Moments of 2012

As we come to the end of 2012 it’s time to reflect on the year that was.  It was definitely a busy year and probably Microsoft’s most significant in many years.  The video below gives you a good summary. Jeffa Technorati Tags: Year in Review

Now Open: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.0 Beta!

I’ve been a big fan of the MAP Toolkit for a long time now.  It’s great way to easily asses your environment for readiness and migration information for new releases such as Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 and Office 2013.  Because it doesn’t use an agent to gather data on your network it’s quick and…

Windows Server 2012 Jump Start Series Online Now!

If your like me and your getting excited about Windows Server 2012 then make sure you set some time aside to attend the Windows Server 2012 Jumpstart Series.  It’s a great way to get an overview of Windows Server 2012 in a short period of time.  Plus it’s done by a couple of mates of…


A Sneak Peek at Windows Phone 8!

Looking forward to this! A first look at Windows Phone 8 Jeffa Technorati Tags: Windows Phone 8,Windows Phone

New Solution Accelerators Available for Download!

We have a bunch of new Solution Accelerators available for download.  Most of them are focusing on Windows Server 2012 and the Windows 8 Release Preview.  Check out the details below. Get Ready for Windows Server 2012 with MAP 7.0 Download MAP 7.0 now. Get ready for Windows Server 2012 with the Microsoft Assessment and…