How to Back Up Virtual Servers the Affordable Way

You don’t have to spend an actual fortune to back up a virtual server. We take a look at an affordable way to back up Hyper-V virtual servers.

Small business interest in server virtualization is on the rise, and it's important that small business owners understand that these virtual machines still require an actual back up. The good news is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to back up virtual servers that use Hyper-V for Windows Server 2008. Joseph Walker over at SMBNation describes his affordable method (and adds a bonus freebie tactic) for backing up virtual servers.

Even as little as one year ago, I would have never predicted that SMB owners would be interested in virtualizing their servers. But once again, the cloud has outpaced my expectations. Within the past month, I’ve had four separate clients (each with 20 employees or less) express interest in virtualizing part of their server infrastructure.

Read the complete article at SMBNation: How to Backup Hyper-V Virtual Machines for Little (or No) Money

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Feb 15th 2012
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