Hyper-V Valuable Features

Morne' O'Kennedy
Lead specialist at OKCIUS (Pty) Ltd
In most recent times, the live migration that is available for non-clustered environments was a massive benefit. Microsoft Storage Spaces can be used as an iSCSI provider for Hyper-V, which can help for a cost-effective cluster. Dynamic resource allocation is a great benefit that helps service providers to reduce costs and increase host density. View full review »
CTO for Pydynamix
The flexibility and API are the most valuable features. It helps us be able to integrate with other systems and then push data easily. It has 100% functionality and speed. View full review »
Sandeep Shenoy
Consultant at hadafq8
With the virtualization what we could achieve was maximum utilization of our resources. Previously we used to like have ten, fifteen physical service each one was utilized for a certain percentage and uh, not everything was utilized. I mean one service was maybe 20% utilization one was 90% utilization. So, there was no balance of utilization. With virtualization we can balance. In addition, we can be accurate at the with the solution or Hyper-V, this gives us a close decision I can move motion machines live from one physical machine to another. View full review »
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IT Executive at a transportation company with 501-1,000 employees
We find the most valuable feature is just hosting the VM. The replication I do with other software. View full review »
Jarek Słupiński
Freelancer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
I think that Hyper-V is going in a good direction and I think that the current improvements are moving Hyper-V from 2008 to 2016. I think all of these improvements are going in a good direction. For me, its direction is good and I'm very satisfied with this product. View full review »
John Ermolowich
Technician at Computer Geeks
I find the ease of use the most valuable asset of the solution. View full review »
Assistant Manager - IS Infrastructure
The most valuable feature is the ability to integrate the Hypervisor center from one console. View full review »
MS Alam
System Administrator at Abdullah Al-Othaim Markets
I think the cluster environment is a good feature of Hyper-V because, if something happens, then it will automatically move to some other mode. This is a great feature of the solution. View full review »
Shabarinath Thekkemeppully Ramadasan
Systems Architect at UST Global
* Live migration * P2V * VM replica * Snapshots * VM export and import * Dynamic memory, etc. The advanced features, like Network Virtualization, have yet to be tested out, but I feel that they will be a game changer. View full review »
Muhammad Tariq
Program Architect (Microsoft) with 5,001-10,000 employees
Hyper-V 2016 is very impressive. The virtualized applications and real-time addition of the VMA is quite a good feature, which is competitive to VMware. It's not VMware but it's close to it and is a competitor. View full review »
System Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
It is easy to use, and it is stable. It is a good solution. View full review »
Director of IT at a pharma/biotech company with 11-50 employees
I find the hardware and the cost reduction most valuable. View full review »
Head of Department for IT Services at a government with 201-500 employees
This solution is much easier to manage than a bare metal machine. It is so easy to manage something through the virtual machine. View full review »
User at a healthcare company with 201-500 employees
* Live motioning of VMs, which I consider to be a standard function. * When upgrading clusters from Windows Server 2012 to 2012 R2, we were able to live motion VMs from one cluster to another. View full review »
Ignacio Salom
Senior Principal Consultant with 1-10 employees
It is a great advantage for any company that is using a Microsoft Windows server. View full review »
IT at a non-profit
The most valuable feature is the high availability of the solution. View full review »
Lou Barsony
Head of IT Architecture and Design at Alterna Bank
Reasonably easy to use. Snapshots could be prepared and deployed as a developer needed them. As well, environments could be disabled or removed. View full review »
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