On Monday Microsoft pulled the $28 price tag from the stand-alone version of Hyper-V Server 2008, and will now be making it available FREE!!!  That's right F-R-E-E!!! 

This will surely help with your deployment of virtualized systems.

Check out this NetworkWorld: Microsoft offers free Hyper-V stand-alone version article for details.

Software should be available for free in the next 30 days.