Microsoft Hyper-V Server

1.7 GB   30,268 downloads
2012 Freeware    
3.3/5 25
A straightforward application that provides a simplified, reliable, and optimized virtualization solution, improving server utilization and reducing costs

editor's review



Hyper-V (formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization) is an effective and reliable tool whose main purpose is to enable platform virtualization on systems such as Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2

As its name implies, Microsoft Hyper-V Server is a comprehensive and reliable hypervisor-based server virtualization application especially designed for IT administrators, software developers and testers who need to fortify workflows effortlessly.

It provides you with an impressive set of features including Windows Server driver model, virtualization capabilities, dynamic virtual machine storage and enhanced processor support, to name a few.

Using Microsoft Hyper-V Server you are able to create virtualized environments in order to improve the efficiency of your computing resources and reduce costs. This way, you can easily create and manage virtual machines so you can run multiple OS environments.

Creating virtualized environments you can easily reduce the amount of hardware needed to run servers, increase development and test efficiency, as well as improve server availability effortlessly.

After you have installed Hyper-V, you can easily create a virtual machine and set up an operating system, be it Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows Vista. By accessing the ‘Hyper-V Manager’ applet from the ‘Administrative Tools’ snap-in, you can set enough memory to run the guest operating system and connect the network adapter to an existing virtual network.

To wrap it up, Microsoft Hyper-V Server proves to be a steady solution worth having when you need to create and manage multiple virtualized environments using a single computer.

Microsoft Hyper-V Server was reviewed by Cristina Jitaru
Last updated on December 16th, 2013