Microsoft Hyper-V is a product of Microsoft which launch and apply in Windows Server 2008 in the year 2008. It is bundle under Windows Server 2016 standard or above license. It provides a free license for a platform who only requires Hyper-V.
Hyper-V is a software platform to set up Virtualization machine (VM). It has different a bit with Vmware (which is a host of VM) and can be with other Windows Server OS or pure HyperV OS. Due to its bundle feature, it comes with Windows Server license. Many SME and MME are willing to implement to fully utilize their hardware well.
Hyper-V provides HA, replication, storage migration and also limited backup solution as well. It is another product for you to choose if you encounter budget limitation.
VMware and Hyper-V is a common product in the world. Both products occupy around 80% of the market share. Microsoft and VMware stay in the Leaders status in Gartner Report (a third party organization who research and act as an advisor for the industry).
We welcome you who are interested in the above products to contact us for further understanding of the features. We will also provide consultation according to your objective and business model, to ensure you can make a good decision when choosing virtualization.