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Microsoft Private Cloud Sizing.

Are you ready for Microsoft Private Cloud?

 

With the introduction of Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit version 7.0, not only can you carry out a virtualization assessment and placement analysis, you can carry out Cloud sizing now. If you’re considering buying reference hardware as part of the Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track program, you can analyse your infrastructure with this reference architecture in mind. MAPs will also give you your footprint on Azure, if your considering moving your applications to the Public Cloud (PaaS).

 

You can download the latest version of MAPs from http://connect.microsoft.com/site297 (note a Connect ID is required). There are a number of other updates to MAPs 7.0 and these include the following:

 

  • Determine your readiness for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8
  • Virtualizing your Linux servers on Hyper-V
  • Migrating your VMware based virtual machines to Hyper-V
  • Sizing your server environment for desktop virtualization
  • Simplifying your migration to SQL Server 2012
  • Evaluating your licensing requirements for Lync 2010
  • Determine active users and devices

Patrick

 

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Patrick Lownds is a Senior Technology Consultant and is involved in designing and delivering both Client Virtualization and Cloud Computing ...


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