End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2


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SQL Server 2008 End of Service

Publish Date

January 3, 2020



Service Announcement: Microsoft support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is ending on January 14, 2020.

Don’t let your infrastructure and applications fall victim to security threats without protection.

Arctic IT is here to help you migrate to Microsoft Azure to ensure a smooth transition to greater security, performance and innovation. Azure will help you realize cost savings through reduced-cost, optimized infrastructure and free extended security updates. You can calculate your savings with this Azure Total Cost of Ownership Calculator.

The Azure cloud foundation is so secure, it meets compliance with the most certifications of any cloud provider. It will allow you to modernize your applications and focus on business innovation through fully managed services.

We can support you with two options from Microsoft.

  1. Migrate to Azure today with free security updates  – OR –
  2. Upgrade to SQL Server 2017 and get three years of Extended Security Updates to cover the workloads you need

Interested in talking about your next move? Contact us today at [email protected] today.