Hyper-V is Here! And the MAP Toolkit is just around the corner!

This is the shortest blog post I’ve ever done!  Key message is:  “Hyper-V is Here!” Congrats to the Hyper-V team and special thanks to all of the our TAP and RDP customers! Get Hyper-V NOW!  And yes, we are only a few more days away from MAP Toolkit 3.1 RTM with Hyper-V assessment.  Stay tuned! Baldwin


The MAP Toolkit 3.1 is coming soon!

Hi all, Our team is in the final stretch to release the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 (MAP).  Thanks to all of your feedback from the past years, we have incorporated many net new features including: Hyper-V Server Consolidation Assessment Enhanced Virtual Machine Assessment SQL Server Discovery and Assessment PC Security Assessment Stay tuned for…

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TechEd 2008: Announcing Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 Beta Release

Hello, In case you haven’t heard, we announced the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 Beta release at TechEd 2008 North America today in Orlando Florida.  Many of you approached us months ago that you’d like to see a Hyper-V assessment support.  Well, the feature is now here and it’s ready for your testing! In…

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See us at TechEd 2008 this week!

  This week, our team is presenting the upcoming features for the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) 3.1 at TechEd in Orlando, Florida.  Hope to see you there!  You should expect the MAP 3.1 beta download to be available this week as well. Baldwin  


[VIDEO] Yes, go ahead and touch your PC. It doesn’t bite. :-)

That’s right.  It’s ok to touch your PC.  As a matter of fact, you can do more and have more fun by simply touching the PC screen! Think about flipping through a book "electronically" without using the mouse but your finger.  Or play the piano with your PC screen by simply touching the "virtual keys."…


Hyper-V Release Candidate 1 Now Available for Download!

Hi all, Hyper-V RC1 is now available for download.  That’s right!  It’s really time for you to take a quick test-drive of this amazing server virtualization technology – plus it’s part of Windows Server 2008! Get Hyper-V RC1 Here Learn more about Hyper-V, check out the Hyper-V Video See how a customer deployed Hyper-V in…


Hyper-V Deployment Case Study – Sporton International

Managing 60 servers is no small feat when it comes to midsize company, Sporton International in Taiwan.  With limited IT resources, Sporton decided to turn to Systex Corporation (Microsoft Gold Certified Partner) to explore options to virtualize their physical servers in an effort to reduce operation cost while improving the agility and manageability of their…


Go Green with Microsoft!

Hi all, Did you know that Microsoft has recently appointed a new Chief Environment Strategist, Rob Bernard?  It’s not too late to join the Public Service Green IT and Sustainability Virtual Symposium on May 20th, 2008 and hear the latest work that Microsoft is doing around Green IT. In addition, you can learn more about Microsoft’s environmental initiatives…