Virtualization is one of the best ways to increase reliability and decrease IT costs for small and medium size businesses. Virtualization allows you to run multiple operating systems/servers simultaneously on a single physical machine. Some of the benefits of virtualizaiton are greately reduced space usage, hardware usage, maintenance cost, power consumption and cooling requirements. Virtualization will also increase relaiblity, scalability and fault tolerance options dramatically. Many software vendors are also offering discounted licensing for virtual machines.
Hyper-V is Microsoft's virtualization product and is optional with Windows Server 2008 purchase. The licensing costs are minimal and we encourage you to purchase Hyper-V enabled Windows Server 2008 instead of Windows Server 2008 without Hyper-V even if you do not need it immediately. We are happy and very excited to offer Hyper-V deployment services to Richmond and central Virginia clients. We can offer services in following areas: