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Is the Hyper-V Role in Server 2008 a good option for this scenario?

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I had a small environment of a Windows 2003 SBS with about 15-20 workstations. I completely maxed out that server so we upgraded to a more robust server and just installed Windows Server 2008 Enterprise R2 on it. The 2003 SBS is still on the network and functioning... I need some recommendations...

I'm a little foggy on the capabilities of the Hyper-V role with Server 2008 and the ability to run multiple virtual servers off of one machine. We have never used Exchange before but I have Exchange 2010 and want to install and use it.

Would the Hyper-V role allow the ability to setup multiple servers on my new machine and run Exchange 2010 off of one of those "virtual" servers? Or am I better off running Exchange 2010 off of my 2003 SBS and just use the 2008 server as my program/file server?

My 2003 SBS has a small hard drive and I will probably be upgrading that and reinstalling 2003 SBS on it again to continue using that box.

Please let me know if I can provide more information but I'm anxious for some real advice from the experts.
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