Hyper-V

Hyper-V

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Score 8.5 out of 10
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Hyper-V

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2nd best

8 out of 10
April 04, 2022
We used to use Hyper-V in our organization for our virtualized workloads. Hyper-Vprovides a solution for growing organizations that have …
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Popular Features

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  • Live virtual machine backup (60)
    8.6
    86%
  • Live virtual machine migration (63)
    8.2
    82%
  • Hypervisor-level security (63)
    8.1
    81%
  • Management console (68)
    7.8
    78%

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$24.95

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$49.00

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$89.00

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Features

Server Virtualization

Server virtualization allows multiple operating systems to be run completely independently on a single server

8.1Avg 8.4
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Product Details

Hyper-V Integrations

Hyper-V Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo
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Reviews

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Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Hyper-V was used to extend our ability to quickly prototype and build server infrastructure. We also were using it to develop 'golden images' or other troubleshooting techniques that allowed our organization to quickly deploy and investigate strange edge cases in our infrastructure It has been slightly superseded by our movement into Azure for the majority of our server infrastructure.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Hyper-V is a great technology that allows us to create virtual machines and helps us to maintain multiple operating systems on a single physical server. This technology allows us to reduce the cost and count of physical servers in the data center.
April 04, 2022

2nd best

Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We used to use Hyper-V in our organization for our virtualized workloads. Hyper-Vprovides a solution for growing organizations that have way too much of a physical presence. Without Hyper-V, datacenters would be filled with single-purpose, standalone servers. Having said that, 99% of our environment currently runs on ESXi. There are things ESXi does better and that is why we chose to move off of Hyper-V.
Stacey Arjen | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Excellent technology that lets us easily create virtual machines environment and helps manage multiple operating systems on a single physical server. It enables me to quickly dedicate different groups' access to different systems because of its incredible capabilities. It effectively helps test software on multiple operating systems using multiple virtual machines and is highly reliable when running software that requires an older version.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We use 5 physical servers and run over 60 virtual servers. We user the latest version of the host server OS, because of connectivity to Azure services, use Site Recovery and Azure Backup and vulnerability checks with Security Center.
Tese solutions make it easy to plan and execute BCP and recovery of the systems.
Alex Wilson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
This is an easy system with intuitive capabilities for effective virtualization and great functions for multiple big data transportation across other platforms through Cloud services. The interface of Hyper-V is a clean and very accessible tool. Hyper-V deployment and the features configuration are easy and their performance on Cloud services is excellent.
Taner Imamoglu | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We use Hyper-V in our organization for Virtual servers with various roles and also for virtual clients for test applications.
Our scope of use case has two main cases first having virtual servers to update/upgrade servers easily/revert changes or bring servers back online from backups and also having virtual clients for testing new applications, group policy rules, and other organizational changes
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
In our organization, Hyper-V is mostly used to create a separate test environment. These are labs that consist of one or more machines, mostly Microsoft Windows operating systems, where software is installed to reproduce issues. In our business as a software vendor, I as a technical support engineer, often need to create new environments for testing purposes. This is where Hyper-V comes in handy.
Borislav Traykov | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Hyper-V comes with specific Microsoft licenses to our organization so we use it as a "freebie" which makes it more desirable in some cases than any other virtualization solution simply because we don't need to pay hefty Enterprise-grade licenses. We do use Hyper-V in a rather simplistic way - host servers and guest VMs on each one. However, for this purpose alone we are pretty satisfied with what we get. In a previous company, I was a part of the efforts for automated provisioning of VMs in Hyper-V and even though it required A LOT of reading semi-internal documentation and some in-depth posts, we got it running in a pretty stable state.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We use Hyper-V to test malware and security analysis over binary research at the lab. Hyper-V pretty much provides a virtualization layer from the host machine to securely test vulnerability exploits on a different version of operation systems safely and securely. We're able to automate our testing suite with help of Hyper-V commands enabled in windows 10.
Brian Cook | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Reseller
Hyper-V is our preferred hypervisor, as all our techs are familiar with the Microsoft universe already they quickly learn how to manage the software without a need to learn a second Operating System, this familiarity allows us to quickly roll out new systems as needed and to troubleshoot those systems the rare times it has been needed.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We use Hyper-V to run all our production servers. Since we have Windows Server Datacenter, we are not restricted in the number of virtual machines we can run. Since we have one physical server that is purposed for Hyper-V, we have saved quite a bit on hardware while keeping our systems up-to-date and available.
Josh Justic | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Reseller
Hyper-V is a very cost effective and useful hypervisor. Features like replication and live migration give Hyper-V great disaster recovery or replication options for small to medium size businesses without the need to purchase much more expensive solutions like VMware. Migration from physical servers to Hyper-V VMs is very easy using many off the self products from multiple vendors.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I'm a Microsoft Windows 10 Pro user and it provides me a Hyper-V which is HyperVisor which allows you to use An OS on top of your current OS Running on Your Laptop/Desktop, with the Hyper-V one can allocate separate ram/rom from our machine Virtually on the VM to the task more efficiently.
James McCullough | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Hyper-V is used in our environment for test and development environments as well as VDI infrastructure and WDS image maintenance. Hyper-V is used as a lower-cost alternative to VMWare that can be installed and used on our existing Windows infrastructure. The infrastructure is used primarily by our development team.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We use Hyper-V to manage all of our virtual servers. The ease of use is unmatched. Since it is built into Windows Server you do not need to pay for any additional licensing which makes Hyper-V a very attractive offering. It addresses the problem of having a physical server for everything, you could have a few hypervisors that run 100s of servers.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Hyper-V is used across the whole organization. It solves the problem of agility, not having to purchase a physical for every function needed, saves money, allows for maintenance during business hours, etc.
Jeffrey Rudacille | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Hyper-V has been our hypervisor of choice because of its fairly seamless integration with the rest of the Windows stack and its great price. We used it to consolidate our server farm into just a handful of actual physical servers. It is being used by our whole organization in that almost every piece of server infrastructure, except the hosts themselves, is hosted on a hyper-v server. Some are in clusters and some are standalone. It solves the need for additional hardware expense, space needed to house the servers and saves money when it comes to power consumption. In conjunction with Windows clustering, it also gives us an in-house live backup in that the virtual servers can run on any of our clustered hosts.
Rob Rotundo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Hyper-V is being used by our organization to strengthen and solidify client networks. Hyper-V makes it much easier to schedule maintenance, but more importantly, recover from major software or hardware issues. Even with a major hardware failure, having Hyper-V in place makes a restore simple and quick.
Eric Oliveira | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Today, virtualization is essential and we can no longer retroact. I use Hyper-V virtualization software at the company, which is a technology that allows hardware virtualization on a physical computer. With it we create and manage several servers that we have as: files, backup, dns, dhcp, and others, in addition to computers. Each virtual machine is considered an isolated system and this contributes a lot and optimizes our physical spaces in the data center.
Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Microsoft Hyper-V is a patented Microsoft technology that allows the users to create virtual server environments and manage multiple operating systems on a single physical server. As of today, our company has very few but very powerful physical servers, and we use Hyper-V for creating multiple virtual servers with different functions for each one of them.
Score 4 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I am a consultant in the telecommunications industry. While we do not personally utilize Hyper-V on premise, I routinely support clients that have it deployed in their organization. All instances of Hyper-V that I have supported were organization-wide, or used in a development sandbox. Hyper-V is used to facilitate consolidation of server roles, or when Windows is the main operating system being deployed.
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