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…


MAP Toolkit: The Server and Cloud Enrollment Feature

The Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE) is a new enrollment under the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. The SCE provides a new option for highly committed customers that enables them to standardize broadly on one or more key Server and Cloud technologies from Microsoft. SCE offers four components: Core Infrastructure, Application Platform, Developer Platform, and Windows Azure….