Plan your best path forward for Windows Server 2008 and

An opportunity to modernize

On January 14, 2020, support for Windows Server 2008 will end - and even sooner, support for SQL Server 2008 will end on July 9, 2019. That means the end of regular security updates, feature updates, and free support. This presents both a mandate and opportunity to modernize your infrastructure and applications to fit the needs of your organization today.

The impact and challenge of upcoming end of support events

Think about how much has changed in the last decade. Microsoft released these products during the shift from 32-bit to 64-bit computing and the early days of server virtualization. Now we're in the era of hybrid cloud computing transformational innovations in data analytics, artificial intelligence, edge computing, and more.
There is no better time to take an end-to-end approach to modernizing your IT portfolio. If you're running old hardware, you'll realize significant performance gains and consolidation opportunities. Furthermore, you'll reduce exposure to cyberattacks while realizing the benefits of a software-defined infrastructure such as greater stability, reliability, and flexibility.
Many of our customers facing this decision point are looking for help to determine the best path forward to optimize security, agility, and total cost of ownership (TCO). They want to know how to migrate with minimal disruption to their business. And they want to ensure they have the right resources in place to support their modernization efforts.