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2018-11-18T07:31:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Hyper-V?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Hyper-V, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 20Real User

I rate it eight out of 10. I recommend Hyper-V because it's easy to install and supports most hardware. It runs on almost everything. I'm also recommending my company go for Azure Stack because it also uses Hyper-V, so we will not have to convert our VMs. But the top management in our organization is considering Nutanix or VMware solutions. I don't know why they're doing this.

2021-09-28T13:22:00Z
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Top 5Reseller

I would advise customers that are Microsoft users to use Hyper-V if they want to have more cost-efficiency. Additionally, if the customer uses a lot of Windows Server for the guest OS, I will recommend Hyper-V. I rate Hyper-V an eight out of ten.

2021-08-12T18:14:46Z
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Top 10Real User

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Hyper-V a six.

2021-08-10T16:00:43Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I rate Hyper-V a seven out of ten.

2021-07-20T14:05:10Z
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Top 5Real User

I have been using VMware and Hyper-V. Comparing the two, I love to use VMware more than Hyper-V. However, I would recommend this solution to potential users. On a scale from one to ten, I would give Hyper-V an eight.

2021-07-05T12:27:32Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Hyper-V is very popular in the market for data centers and most of my clients are using Microsoft in some form or another but it might not be their core ERP. I would recommend this solution to others. I rate Hyper-V a seven out of ten.

2021-07-02T16:48:03Z
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Top 10Real User

I do not highly recommend Hyper-V. On a scale of one to ten, I would rate Hyper-V a six. In terms of advice to people looking to implement Hyper-V, I would tell them not to rely much on the Hyper-V solution in terms of flexibility and scalability. It is a stable solution, but overall, considering the backup, the replication, and the whole range of features that VMR offers, I think that it's better if they look at VMR or other contenders, in this technology.

2021-06-08T18:51:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We are just a customer or end-user. We're using the version that is on Windows Server 2012 R2. I'd advise other companies that this solution is to be considered, compared to other solutions. That said, there are solutions that are better and it depends on the scenario. It depends on the scenario, the scale you have, the implementation, et cetera. Companies should compare it to other solutions. Maybe the cost is high and performance isn't as good for them. I would suggest companies go with the VMware solution. That said, again, it depends on the scenario. In some scenarios, where a company is heavily dependent on Microsoft and Windows, it would be a better solution for them. If most of your workloads are Windows Server, then buying a server host would give you free licensing for those workloads. The licensing would be included. Otherwise, if you buy another solution then you have to pay separately for each Windows license. The cost would be again, very high. For us, I can say maybe 70% or 80% of our workloads are Linux and other OS's, not Windows. It wouldn't make sense for us to go with Hyper-V. The cost would be too high. If you are implementing heavily into Windows Server, go for Hyper-V. If you have a different application or different type of application, then you'd be better off going with another solution. I'd rate the solution at an eight out of ten.

2021-05-20T09:51:21Z
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Top 10Real User

I would advise making sure that you have the hardware that is up to the job. You should also have a clear plan of what you want to virtualize. Make sure that there is room for growth in terms of the physical hardware for the host, which is the server hosting Hyper-V. It is very robust. It doesn't consume as many resources as VMware, for instance. It is fairly slick. It is very functional and doesn't really present great challenges. I would definitely rate Hyper-V a ten out of ten.

2021-04-28T19:33:29Z
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Top 5Real User

I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2021-04-07T13:46:16Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

In summary, this product is not perfect but it works. At this point, we have not yet decided how long we will continue using it. This is something that we'll decide, moving forward. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2021-02-20T13:53:50Z
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Top 10Real User

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Microsoft an eight.

2021-01-28T18:35:01Z
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Top 10Real User

We are very satisfied with Hyper-V. I would rate Hyper-V as 7 out of 10.

2020-12-02T14:59:00Z
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Top 5Real User

It's still too early to know if I would recommend it or not. I am still in the processing phase, so depending on how it goes, we may continue to use this solution. At this point, we intend to use it. With what I know so far, I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-11-26T11:56:05Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

On a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of seven. If it were a little more flexible and stable, I'd give it a higher rating.

2020-11-18T07:25:57Z
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Top 5Real User

For what we use this product for, it is pretty basic and it is good enough for our purposes. Our main complaint is about the administration interface. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-10-26T14:00:59Z
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Top 10Real User

Hyper-V is a product that I recommend. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-07-28T06:50:15Z
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Top 20Real User

We're just Microsoft customers. We aren't partners and don't have a special relationship with the company and we don't sell Microsoft products. I focus on server virtualization. I work with both VMware and Hyper-V. We're working with the 2019 and 2017 versions on Windows. I'd recommend the solution. It's very good. I'd rate it eight out of ten overall.

2020-07-05T09:37:55Z
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Top 20Real User

I would rate it an eight out of ten.

2020-06-17T10:55:00Z
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Real User

In my opinion, read the documentation carefully. If you do not, you will have problems.

2018-12-19T09:00:00Z
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Real User

I would advise other people that this is a good solution.

2018-12-10T08:29:00Z
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Real User

Unfortunately, due to cost, we have begun to look at other products in the market.

2018-11-25T07:59:00Z
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Real User

It is definitely the toughest competitor for VMware. There is room for improvement for automation. If that was implemented, it would place Hyper-V on the same realm as VMware.

2018-11-22T10:29:00Z
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Real User

If I was going to a demo, and somebody had given me an iPhone and I had to quickly gut it, my first choice would not be Hyper-V. It is not a user-friendly solution. I would say the ability to assign more dynamically, like VM-ware does. And the SRM feature to be brought back into Hyper-V so that you're not looking at virtual box which is a cheap version, but that you're looking at enterprise, you're looking at VM-ware. But if there was one button to move everything over to the new system, if that could be put in as a feature then it would be very attractive.

2018-11-22T10:29:00Z
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Real User

My advice to someone considering this solution is to back up the whole configuration. Also, you have to have things well documented and to take into consideration the maintenance times. Furthermore, updating the operating systems, host operating systems and guest operating systems is extremely important, otherwise, it could lead to unnecessary downtime.

2018-11-22T10:29:00Z
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Real User

Make sure to do your research before you choose a solution. Be sure it fits your needs.

2018-11-22T10:29:00Z
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Real User

It is good for small installations. If you are looking to do anything fancy, this is is not a good choice.

2018-11-22T10:29:00Z
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Real User

I would like to see deduplication and compression in a future roll-out of the product.

2018-11-18T07:31:00Z
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Consultant

If you want to use a solution that does the job that is required, to the best of its ability, then Hyper-V is a great solution.

2018-11-18T07:31:00Z
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