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I currently have a colocated Win 2008 server that I use for hosting different windows VMs for testing: Win 2008, Win XP, Vista, Win7, Win 2000. I'd like to ditch the server and use something like Amazon AWS but the key thing is I need to be able to launch VMs for these different windows versions. AWS doesn't allow this currently. Can anyone recommend somewhere that I could use?

The main reasons I want to get away from my own server are:

  • administration: backup, windows updates, etc

  • space: disk limitations mean I can't have all the VMs I want. I'd like to be able to pay for space incrementally. I'll typically only run 1-3 at a time but want lots of snapshots of different machines.

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If you are looking for something that is both fully managed (for reduced administration) but also provides full administrative access, I will be very interested to see what you find. I am accustomed to getting either one or the other, but not both. –  Skyhawk Jan 15 '11 at 23:44
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I would try a provider from this page, or this page.

Any one of those providers should be able to help you. I know for a fact Bluelock will do it, but I'll throw in a big disclaimer that I work there. :D

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An ad that displayed above my question pointed me to http://cloudsigma.com/ which look like they fit the bill too.

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