Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V Server 2012


Updated: April 4, 2016

Applies To: Hyper-V Server 2012, Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V Server 2012 provide a simple and reliable virtualization solution to help organizations improve their server utilization and reduce costs. Hyper-V Server is a stand-alone product that contains only the Windows hypervisor, a Windows Server driver model, and virtualization components. It can fit into customers’ existing IT environments, and leverage their existing provisioning, management processes, and support tools.


Did you know that Microsoft Azure provides similar functionality in the cloud? Learn more about Microsoft Azure virtualization solutions.

Create a hybrid virtualization solution in Microsoft Azure:
- Move VM’s between Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure
- Move VMware, AWS, Hyper-V and Physical Servers to Microsoft Azure
- Manage Azure VMs with Virtual Machine Manager in System Center 2012 R2 with Rollup 6