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Hyper-V

Microsoft's virtual machine capability. Introduced in Windows Server 2008, it enables multiple instances of Windows, Linux and other operating systems to run simultaneously. It uses the paravirtualization method, which requires the operating system be modified to run as a virtual machine. See virtual machine and Windows Server 2008.
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enables StorageCraft ShadowProtect users to instantly boot a protected Windows system as a guest virtual machine directly on a Hyper-V host when using Windows Server 2012 R2.
StorageCraft Technology Corp said it has released VirtualBoot[R] for Hyper-V, a backup and disaster recovery solution.
Local GUI to Manage Hyper-V on Server Core and Free Hyper-V Server — Manage virtual machines, virtual hard disks and networks without remote management via the Microsoft Hyper-V Manager or Virtual Machine Manager Server.
Microsoft Hyper-V enables the consolidation of workloads, helping organizations of all sizes improve server utilization and normalize costs.
These solutions provide organizations planning to implement a private cloud with PRIMERGY servers, ETERNUS storage, networking equipment, and management software, all of which have been pre-qualified for Hyper-V and pre-configured.
The UC4 Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V, included in the new Rapid Automation package, allows users to: integrate application and operating system processes running in physical and virtual environments into a single process flow; dynamically configure and/or provision virtual machines to manage peak loads; and integrate Hyper-V-based virtual environments into existing administrative processes and enforce process dependencies.
Foundation stones are Fujitsu's proven and reliable PRIMERGY x86 servers incorporating Intel virtualization technology, Fujitsu ETERNUS DX family disk storage systems, and the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system with Hyper-V virtualization technology, which includes support for live migration.
Competition between VMware and Microsoft got a little tighter with the release of Windows Server 2008 R2, which includes a major update to Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization software.