A virtual testing and development environment is the perfect place to test applications, operating systems and hardware before you place them into production -- whether it’s virtualized or not. Testing and development environments are frequent candidates for server virtualization deployments, especially for companies just starting out with virtualization. Testing and development environments provide a low-risk medium in which to test out virtualization and can improve resource allocation and storage. But there are several potential challenges for virtualized test and development environments, including networking, backup and recovery and high-availability concerns. In this session, we will talk about how to address these challenges with Windows Server 8 Hyper-V.