4 out of 5.0, Reviewed Dec 7, 2016
The Hyper-v solution works well for my environment, although it lacks some of the higher end features of a VMWare solution.
For a basic VM solution, Hyper-v is easy and reliable. For a solution that includes more HA and DR processes, go with VMWare.
The cost... FREE.
Limited access to USB devices in the VMs.
Added support for more physical devices in the VM, e.g. UFDs.
4 out of 5.0, Reviewed Dec 6, 2016
Great product. It keeps getting better.
Start small, do lots of tests
5 out of 5.0, Reviewed Dec 2, 2016
Easy to Install. Easy to update
take your time. Check all prerequisites. Have a checklist.
Nothing so far
2 out of 5.0, Reviewed Nov 30, 2016
Products are good but MS Services are very diffucult to work with and rarely meet their deadlines
ease of use
constant need for patches
Improved service delivery and offerings
Deploy Hyper-v universally instead of combination of Hyper-V and VMWare
5 out of 5.0, Reviewed Nov 15, 2016
Hyper-V continues to be a fit for those that are invested in Microsoft technologies. If Microsoft would expand the management capability of either Hyper-V or simplify the deployment of VMM, they could push beyond VMware. There are still some issues that are only fixed with a reboot, something that doesn't happen in VMware.
4 out of 5.0, Reviewed Oct 18, 2016
Hyper-v has matured to the point where we are able to virtualize 95% of our workload
Make sure you have a good understanding of how os's are licensed on Hyper-V
Clustering could be a little easier to setup
Provide better management tools
Hyper-converge network and use at least 10Gb NICs
We did not require service and support from Microsoft
4 out of 5.0, Reviewed Sep 23, 2016
A Certified staff has been difficult to source.
train your staff before taking on a new platform DEV /OPs approach
have in-house expertise prior to launch
you must purchase premeir services intially
2 out of 5.0, Reviewed Aug 3, 2016
To many vulnerabilities.
It is consistently being updated against hack attacks.
Develop a stronger OS against vulnerabilities.
Use a different virtualization strategy.
5 out of 5.0, Reviewed Jul 14, 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2 has been the easiest, fastest, and most stable Windows Server to date.
Install the desktop experience. Even though this is a server, the desktop experience enables disk cleanup which allows significant space savings.
It's Windows and I do not need to navigate a complex CLI for most tasks!
With so many patches and updates, some directories get very bloated (WinSxS).
Wait for R2. The last two iterations of Windows Server have quickly been followed up with an R2 version. The R2 version has been superior to the original in every way. Watiing for R2 might be worth it.
2 out of 5.0, Reviewed Jul 14, 2016
Not as satisfy as VMware Virtualization. Hyper-V is unstable but has to adopt it due to mgmt.
If cost is not a factor, VMware is a better solution compare to Hyper-V
Make Hyper-V more stable and simplier to manage.
We would stick with VMware if we could.