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Microsoft Hyper-V

Hyper-V is a virtualisation technology developed by Microsoft, allowing you to create and manage virtual machines (VMs) on a Windows-based server.

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Virtualisation with Microsoft Hyper-V

Hyper-V virtualisation enables users to run multiple operating systems on a single physical server, which can help improve resource utilisation, increase flexibility, and reduce hardware costs.

  • Hyper-V seamlessly integrates with existing Windows environments, making management and support straightforward
  • Lower operational costs with efficient resource management and scalable virtualisation
  • Isolate VMs for enhanced security and support secure multi-tenancy environments
  • Manage your virtual infrastructure effortlessly with user-friendly tools and features
  • Enjoy full support within the Windows ecosystem for compatibility and streamlined operations
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Microsoft Hyper-V

Why use Hyper-V

With Hyper-V, you can set up and run various operating systems and applications within isolated virtual environments. Commonly used in data centers, corporate environments, and for testing and development purposes.

Key Features

  • Live Migration: Hyper-V allows for live migration of virtual machines (VMs) between hosts, ensuring minimal downtime during maintenance or load balancing
  • Isolation and Security: Enhanced security through VM isolation, shielding VMs from each other, and enabling secure multi-tenancy
  • Scalability: Scalable virtualisation with support for large numbers of VMs and a wide range of guest operating systems
  • Resource Management: Dynamic memory allocation and efficient CPU management enable optimal resource utilisation
  • Integration with Windows Ecosystem: Seamless integration with Windows Server and System Center, streamlining management and support within Windows environments

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Use cases for Microsoft Hyper-V

Small Business

Small businesses can use Hyper-V to reduce hardware costs and manage multiple virtual servers on a single physical host

Enterprise Business

Large enterprises utilise Hyper-V for efficient Data Centre management, resource optimisation, and scalability

Software Developers

Developers can create virtual test environments for software testing and debugging

Remote Work Environments

Facilitate secure remote work by delivering virtual desktops and applications to remote employees

Education Institutions

Schools and universities use Hyper-V to build and manage virtual labs and classrooms

Legacy Application Maintenance

Businesses maintain older applications by running them within virtual machines while upgrading their hardware and OS infrastructure

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