Free Extended Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2

Microsoft’s SQL 2008 and Windows 2008 servers reached end of support on the following dates;

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 & 2008 R2 - 9th July 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 - 14th January 2020

Microsoft no longer be providing security upgrades or patches on these servers, which may introduce unacceptable levels of risk for your organisation. 

If you move to Azure you will get free extended support for up to 3 years

By moving Microsoft SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 workloads into the Microsoft Cloud Platform, Microsoft is offering three years’ free security updates.

By moving to Azure you will also benefit from;

  • Increased Agility 
  • Enhanced Security 
  • Lower and Improved management of costs -  through taking advantage of unique cloud offerings such as paying up front for resources for 1 or 3 years 

Contact CoreAzure today to see how we can help you secure free extended support on Azure.