Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The Hyper-V™ role enables you to create a virtualized server computing environment using a technology that is part of Windows Server® 2008. You can use a virtualized computing environment to improve the efficiency of your computing resources by utilizing more of your hardware resources.

For more information about Hyper-V, see the Windows Server 2008 TechCenter (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=48557).