Deploying software on a private or hybrid cloud doesn't eliminate the need to have a backup in case things go wrong. Microsoft's newly-released Hyper-V Recovery Manager automates the process of restoring backups from Windows Azure if something goes awry in your cloud implementation.
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Hyper-V virtualisation is one of the key benefits of Windows Server 2012, and it works essentially identically in R2 to the original version. One important exception to bear in mind? You shouldn't use R2's shared virtual hard disk feature to hosting virtual machine operating systems -- purely for shared data sotres.
Last week's big Microsoft news was the release of Windows 8.1, but it wasn't just the desktop that saw a refresh. Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 also saw official release.