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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit for Windows Server 2008 and R2. www.microsoft.com/MAP. Overview. Windows Server 2008 R2 and IT Challenges. Windows Server Solution Accelerators. Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 4.0. Next Steps. Windows Server 2008 R2 is coming!.
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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit for Windows Server 2008 and R2 www.microsoft.com/MAP
Overview Windows Server 2008 R2 and IT Challenges Windows Server Solution Accelerators Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 4.0 Next Steps
Windows Server 2008 R2 is coming! • Can your servers migrate to Windows Server 2008 R2? • What is the portion of physical servers that can be consolidated with Hyper-V? Managed by SCVMM? • How much power and cooling costs can I save?
What are Solution Accelerators? Models • Automation Tools and Guidance • Accelerate the adoption of Microsoft technology • 2.0 Million Downloads • Our Approach • Automated IT assessment, planning and deployment tools • Tested best practices including infrastructure design and security guides • Multi-product approach Scripts and Code Guidance Tools
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) 4.0 • Integrated Automated Toolkit for server migration planning • Agentless inventory of clients, servers, applications, devices and roles • Technology migration and readiness assessment and proposal generation • Multi-Product Planning and Assessment Tool (proposals included) • Hardware and Device Compatibility for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2007 Microsoft Office System • Server Virtualization candidates for consolidation with Hyper-V and Virtual Server 2005 R2 • Desktop Security Assessment and Forefront/NAP Readiness • Infrastructure assessment for environment to leverage Microsoft Application Virtualization (formerly SoftGrid)
MAP– How it works Server Consolidation? Virtualization? Windows OS migration? Assess your environment and recommend the right technologies MAP MAP Tool User (Microsoft Customers) Report Generation For Different Migration Scenarios
MAP: Windows Server 2008 and R2 Proposal Readiness Assessment for Windows Server 2008 & R2 Detailed Report
MAP: Hyper-V Proposal Candidates Assessment for Hyper-V Virtualization Detailed Report
MAP Toolkit Integration with ROI Tool • Integration include data passing from MAP Toolkit to ROI Tool • Benefits: • Save time in server inventory and consolidation assessments • More accurate ROI analysis
MAP: Power Savings Windows Server 2008 Proposal Windows Vista Power Savings Calculations when PCs and servers are implemented with Power Management Hyper-V Virtualization
MAP - Architecture • Agentless • Network-wide • Database Driven
MAP – Features for 4.0 • Windows Server 2008 R2 Hardware and Device compatibility assessments • VMware Server hosts and guests inventory • Windows 7 Hardware and Device Compatibility Assessments • Enhanced Server Virtualization Placement Algorithms • Improved User Interface WHITE = MAP 3.2 Features (current) YELLOW = MAP 4.0 Public Beta (thru’ June and early July)
MAP - Summary Features • Inventory PCs and server assets network-wide and agentlessly • Generate hardware compatibility assessments for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V virtualization and more • Produce customer-ready proposals, reports and power-savings calculations Benefits • Shorten IT planning time with environment specifics in mind • Reduce IT operation costs by accelerating migration to cost-saving technologies “The MAP Toolkit decreased the planning time for this [Hyper-V] project by 60 percent.” David Feng, Systex Corporation www.microsoft.com/MAP
Next Steps • Download MAP 4.0 for free at: • www.microsoft.com/MAP • Download Other Windows Server Solution Accelerators • Windows Server Solution Accelerators: www.microsoft.com/WSSA • IPD Toolkit: www.microsoft.com/IPD • MDT Toolkit: www.microsoft.com/deployment
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