VT Technology Management Utilities for Hyper-V (vtUtilities) are an easy to use all-in-one suit that provides out of the box solution for setting up and maintaining virtualization environments based on Microsoft Hyper-V Server
vtUtilities are easy to download, deploy and use, don't require expensive hardware, eliminate the need for System Center, Virtual Machine Manager and RSAT, can be used to manage Hyper-V from Windows 7 and Windows 8 and support all recent versions of free/core Hyper-V Server (Hyper-V Server 2008, 2012, 2012 R2).
Advantages of the vtUtilities
Local GUI to manage Hyper-V on Server Core and free Hyper-V Server.
GUI for replication, live migrations, VHDX, virtual Fibre Channel adapters, file system views and operations.
GUI allowing connecting to the VM console
GUI for virtual network management including the management of virtual connections and bindings.
Support for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 as well as Hyper-V Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V Server 2012 and Hyper-V Server 2012 R2.
Local and remote management of Hyper-V Server 2012 and Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 from Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Local and remote management of all past Hyper-V versions from a single application.
Easy access to Hyper-V event logs and VM jobs history.
Real time monitoring of Hyper-V host and guests.
Support for Hyper-V Server 2012 R2:
Generation 2 virtual machines.
Virtual hard disk and storage quality of service.
Hyper-V Replica enhancements including support for extended replication.
Hyper-V virtual networking enhancements.