scvmmR2

System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 R2 RTM is now available for public evaluation download. VMM 2008 R2 RTM is the latest upgrade to VMM 2008, Microsoft’s comprehensive management solution for the virtualized datacenter which enables consolidation of physical servers, rapid provisioning of new virtual machines and unified management of physical and virtual infrastructure through one console. VMM 2008 R2 now manages many of the great new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 RC Hyper-V including:

  • Live Migration -- for moving virtual machines between hosts with no downtime

  • Additional enhanced migration support for SAN migration in and out of clusters

  • Multiple virtual machines per LUN using Clustered Share Volumes

  • Hot add of virtual machine storage

Additional features:
  • Functionality to migrate storage for running VMs

  • iSCSI target and SAN-based migration across clusters

  • Template-based rapid provisioning

  • Maintenance mode to automate the evacuation of VMs off host machines,

  • Live Migration host compatibility checks

Get the eval @ http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=292de23c-845c-4d08-8d65-b4b8cbc8397b&displaylang=en.