What are the advantages of Hyper-V?
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Move easily from active virtual machines to another server with minimal downtime.
Lower TCO (total cost of ownership) due to lower hardware requirements, but also lower energy, cooling and management costs.
Optimal use of assets, options for workload balancing (which means that you spread the workload over different locations) and greater flexibility (32-bit and 64-bit workloads in the same environment possible).
With the new 64-bit micro kernelized hypervisor architecture (which means that the central component of the computer’s operating system is very appropriate for virtualization) and a broad array of support for simultaneously running different Operating Systems (in contrast to a single Shared OS).
Virtual Machine Snapshot
Simple to revert to a previous state, improved overall backup and recovery solutions.