Microsoft Releases Updated “Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit” for Windows 7

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit is an agentless toolkit that will find computers on a network and perform a detailed inventory of the computers using Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), the Remote Registry Service, or the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).
The data and analysis provided by this toolkit can significantly simplify the planning process for migrating to Windows 7, Windows Vista, Microsoft Office 2007, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 (formerly SoftGrid), Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Online Services, Forefront and Network Access Protection, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, and Virtual Server 2005 R2.  (Thanks Baldwin)
Auto-generate proposals and assessment detailed Excel spreadsheets for various IT migration scenarios including major products from Microsoft such as:
    • Hyper-V virtualization assessment
    • Windows Vista hardware assessment including device compatibility
    • Windows Server 2008 hardware and device compatibility assessment
    • PC Security assessment and Forefront Client Security readiness assessment
    • Microsoft Office 2007 hardware assessment
    • Microsoft Online Services needs and infrastructure assessments
    • Green IT/Power Savings calculator
    • App-V virtualization assessment

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BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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