Software & Cloud Economics AWS - SQL Server 2008

Do you have SQL 2008? 9th July 2019 - Microsoft will end Extended Support for SQL Server 2008 & 2008 R2

End of support means the end of regular security updates - leaving applications vulnerable and outdated. With cyberattacks becoming more sophisticated, running apps and data on unsupported versions is not an option!

Crayon recommend all our affected customers to evaluate their options now and develop a plan to modernise before the end of support deadline.  So what are your options?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Why it is right for your SQL Server 2008 Workloads?

AWS can help you build, deploy, scale and manage Microsoft applications quickly, easily, securely and cost effectively. And we (at Crayon) have a proven track record that we can migrate, manage and deploy Microsoft Workloads to AWS.

The Benefits of AWS How AWS can help you and your organisation

Enhanced High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR):  

Protection and security is critical. With AWS, you gain a professional and proven platform. With numerous Availability Zones (AZs) within geographic regions all around the world, AWS has orders of magnitude, more AZs, and also more experience supporting critical workloads than most other providers. 

Easily modernised - future-proofing your databases

The AWS Database Migration Service, (DMS) offers a streamlined approach to modernising on a high-performance, open architecture database management systems. 

License Flexibility

The 'Bring Your Own License' approach allows you to capitalise on both your existing license investments and all the benefits of running Microsoft workloads on AWS.

So what's stopping you - with the security of working with AWS and their broad options and flexibility - stay ahead of the game, and migrate your Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Workloads to AWS today!