[RTM Alert] Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 Now Available!


The wait is over!  The much-anticipated Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 (MAP) has now been released to the web.  Formerly known as Windows Vista Hardware Assessment, this new release is now packed with many new features such as:



  • Hyper-V virtualization candidates assessment (+ improved virtual machines inventory)

  • SQL server discovery and assessment

  • 64-bit installation support

  • Desktop Windows Security Center assessment

For those of you who are new to the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP), in a nutshell, MAP is basically a network-wide agent-less tool that can help you quickly find out where your desktops and servers are and then it would auto-generate upgrade recommendations for multiple products and technologies including server, desktop and virtualizatoin migration scenarios covering:



  • Windows Vista hardware and device compatibility assessment

  • Office 2007 hardware compatibility assessment

  • Windows Server 2008 hardware and device compatibility assessment

  • Microsoft Application Virtualization hardware compatibility assessment

  • SNMP inventory reporting

  • And the MAP 3.1 feature list above including Hyper-V and SQL Server


Download Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 RTM version now at:



Or learn more about the MAP Toolkit by visiting our other resources:



Thank you,


Baldwin Ng (Sr. Product Manager, Solution Accelerators Team)

Comments (7)

  1. Anonymous says:

    RTM Announcement – Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 Hello, It’s been a few months since

  2. Anonymous says:

    The latest version of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 (aka MAP) was released today

  3. Anonymous says:

    On the heels of Hyper-V’s release last week, today Microsoft announced the release to web of Microsoft

  4. Anonymous says:

    Today Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

  5. Anonymous says:

    For all the partners, MAP toolkit is a very good presales tool when you try to promote Windows Vista to your customers, especially when your customers concern about the hardware replacement issues.

    Check it out and you will find its real benefits for your Vista business.

    Cheers !

    David Feng

  6. Anonymous says:

    Hej på er, Många av er har hört mig prata mig varm om och sett mig demonstrera Microsoft Hadware Compatibility

  7. Anonymous says:

    Do you know some of the key IT Migration Challenges?  Heard these? Can my existing client machines