online test lab


I am in looking into test labs online rather than buying physical servers.  Any suggestions?

I am trying out azure and aws
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

David AtkinTechnical DirectorCommented:
Is one Internal Server an option?  If so, I would recommend trying ESXi.  Virtualise the other servers.

If you need it to be purely online then Azure is probably your best option.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
cmatchettAuthor Commented:
I have been using Azure now for a few nights - its good.

Is azure for testing only purposes?
David AtkinTechnical DirectorCommented:
No, the Azure platform can be used for production purposes as well as testing and development.

Pricing here:
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows Server 2012

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.