MAP Toolkit 9.4 Now Available!

MAP Toolkit 9.4 Now Available! We are pleased to announce the availability of version 9.4 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit. This release of the MAP Toolkit helps increase the agility and cost effectiveness of deploying the latest Microsoft technologies. MAP Toolkit 9.4 is updated to inventory, assess and report the SQL Server 2016…

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MAP Toolkit 9.3 Now Available!

MAP Toolkit 9.3 Now Available! We are pleased to announce the availability of version 9.3 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit. This release of the MAP Toolkit helps increase the agility and cost effectiveness of deploying the latest Microsoft technologies. It includes hardware and infrastructure readiness assessments to help organizations plan their Windows…


MAP Toolkit 9.2 Now Available!

MAP Toolkit 9.2 Now Available! We are pleased to announce the availability of version 9.2 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit. This release of the MAP Toolkit helps increase the agility and cost effectiveness of deploying the latest Microsoft technologies. MAP 9.2 helps organizations assess their environment readiness and migrations from on-premises to…

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MAP Toolkit 9.1 Now Available!

We are pleased to announce the availability of version 9.1 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit. This release of the MAP Toolkit helps increase the agility and cost effectiveness of deploying the latest Microsoft technologies. MAP 9.1 helps organizations assess their environment readiness for Windows 8.1 and Office 365, track usage of Windows…

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Microsoft Azure Migration with the MAP Toolkit

Are you thinking about migrating some of your servers into a Microsoft Azure VM? Well then let the MAP Toolkit help you with that plan! Check out the Edge show on Microsoft’s Channel 9 for an overview of this feature in the MAP Toolkit.


The Windows Volume Licensing Feature in the MAP Toolkit

Windows client operating systems are available to customers in multiple ways – Volume Licensing; OEM; and Retail channels. Windows licenses acquired through these channels are subject to specific terms and conditions, which outline how customers can deploy, upgrade or use Windows. Typically, enterprise customers purchase computers from OEMs with or without a version of Windows…


MAP Toolkit may cause network saturation or machine to reboot

Symptom: Under some machine and network environments, the MAP Toolkit may cause the network to become saturated with activity and cause the machine running the MAP Toolkit to reboot. Cause: The MAP Toolkit has the ability to throttle itself on the machine that it is running on, to prevent the available resources from being fully…


Announcing the MAP Toolkit 9.0!

We are pleased to announce the availability of version 9.0 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit. This release of the MAP Toolkit helps increase the agility and cost effectiveness of deploying the latest Microsoft technologies. It also enhances usage tracking to include accounting for Remote Desktop Services as well as Server and Cloud…

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The Remote Desktop License Feature in the MAP Toolkit

The Remote Desktop Services (RDS) product, formerly known as Terminal Services, has provided a reporting solution for device and user client access dating back to the Windows 2000 timeframe. Since MAP has emerged as the standard tool used for SAM and license renewal engagements, a growing number of requests have been made by MAP users…


MAP Toolkit, SWID, and UAL: Ahead of the Curve

The MAP Toolkit 9.0 Beta features two emerging technologies to simplify inventory data collection. Neither Software Identification Tags nor User Access Logging is common yet, but MAP includes features around them – getting ahead of the curve – so that when they do become commonplace, MAP is already there to take advantage of the capabilities they…

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