Images: Microsoft Virtual Server R2 screenshots

This is the main screen of Microsoft Virtual Server R2. From here you can view the most recent events, along with the current status, uptime, and processor utilization of any servers you have.

In this The Right Tool for the Job? post, Joshua Hoskins explains how his company uses Microsoft Virtual Server R2 to effectively and diplomatically balance his users' desire for "their own servers", with the IT department's needs to consolidate server hardware.

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