Keeping SBS 2011 but moving SharePoint to Server 2012R2

I would like to add Server 2012R2 to my SBS 2011 Domain. The 2012 server will host two virtual servers, one will be SQL Server 2012 and the other server would have SharePoint Foundation 2013 with service pack 1. Can I configure SharePoint on the virtual server separate from the SharePoint that is on the SBS2011 server? Or can the SharePoint be moved to the Virtual SharePoint server and configured to use SQL 2012?
ajdenverAsked:
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Cris HannaSr IT Support EngineerCommented:
The best solution is to create a new instance on the VM.   You'll just screw the SBS box trying to rip out SharePoint.

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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
Can I configure SharePoint on the virtual server separate from the SharePoint that is on the SBS2011 server? Yes, but you will have to make sure that the naming convention for these websites are different that what they are on SBS2011 or else that will cause problems accessing the websites. shared folders, user's data.

 Or can the SharePoint be moved to the Virtual SharePoint server and configured to use SQL 2012?  I don't know SBS2011 all that well but as Cris says it is probably better to "inactivate it" rather than trying move it (delete from SBS2011). You are much better off using a transfer tool and or backup and restore. If you don't have a lot of work already invested in the current sharepoint it will be easier to start new on the new VM; otherwise consider one of the tools mentioned or use backup and restore.
ajdenverAuthor Commented:
OK. I'll just shut down the SharePoint services on the SBS 2011 box and create a new SharePoint installation and site  on my Virtual servers. Don't need the info in the SBS 2011 SharePoint. Thanks.
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