Best Practice Analyzers are free tools available for most Microsoft Enterprise products and they are used to determine the overall health of your platform. Here are some tools for the Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer, Office Communications Server 2007, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the 2007 Microsoft Office System.

The Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.5 guide enables organizations to implement application virtualization and effectively respond to the associated challenges. This IPD guide takes you step-by-step through the process of planning your application virtualization infrastructure, and assists you in taking advantage of new features in App-V 4.5 such as streaming servers and support for Internet-based clients.

Virtualization and commitments to green IT initiatives are changing the way that data centers operate. The Shortcut Guide to Data Center Energy Efficiency offers insight on building a data center infrastructure that matches data center power and cooling demands in a way that optimizes operational efficiency while meeting the IT business and computing needs. This eBook will show you methods for minimizing the cost of your operating data center, and lays out a set of specific best practices and considerations for upgrading a production data center.