Prepare for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 end of support.With end of support for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about modernizing your infrastructure.Extended Support for SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 ends July 9, 2019Extended Support for Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 January 14, 2020After… Read More
Prepare for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 end of support.
With end of support for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about modernizing your infrastructure.
- Extended Support for SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 ends July 9, 2019
- Extended Support for Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 January 14, 2020
After these dates, Microsoft will no longer release security updates, which may expose you to security attacks or compliance risks with industry regulations such as GDPR. Avoid business disruptions and use this as an opportunity to modernize your IT infrastructure by moving it to the Microsoft cloud.
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Along with optimizing costs, reducing security threats, and increasing consistency across your infrastructure, migrating to the Microsoft cloud increases scalability and flexibility if your business is growing or has fluctuating capacity needs. In addition, your security updates are extended meaning you get to protect your business data – and your brand reputation.
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If you’re concerned about Microsoft calling time on Windows Server or SQL Server, then why not take this opportunity to future-proof your business, by migrating to the cloud? At Systems Assurance, we have extensive experience helping organizations of all sizes migrate to Microsoft Azure, and with Microsoft investing $1 billion in their cloud platform every year, there’s never been a better time to embrace digital transformation.
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