Hyper-V is the next generation virtualization solution from Microsoft and clearly the product that is meant to replace Microsoft Virtual Server 2005. The term "Hyper-V" is the official product name for what was once code named "Viridian". Hyper-V is a term used to refer to both, a product, as well as a collection of technologies. An extremely brief overview of the product features is presented in this section whereas the rest of this document is dedicated to describing the technologies in general and the storage technologies in particular. Hyper-V virtualization supports.