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Azure Migration Offers – Move off SQL Server 2012

Continuing our focus on the rapidly upcoming end of support for SQL Server 2012, we want to share with you some fantastic offers available from Azure to help you make the move to the cloud.

Extended Security Updates

Free extended security updates for SQL Server 2012. Azure is providing a whopping three additional years over the normal 10 years given as support by Microsoft to those organisations making the move to the cloud. Extend support for SQL Server – Microsoft Docs

Use On-Premises Licences

For organisations running workloads in Azure Virtual Machines, savings of up to 85% are available when using Azure Hybrid Benefit. This licensing benefit lets you use your on-premises licences on Azure. Azure Hybrid Benefit – Microsoft Azure

Azure Migration and Modernisation Programme

Microsoft has expanded its Azure Migration and Modernisation Programme to support even larger SQL Server Migrations (2.5X). This programme, as well as providing partner assistance in the planning and migration also provides Azure credits to offset costs during the move to Azure. Azure Migration and Modernisation Programme – Microsoft Azure

How Ballard Chalmers Can Help

We are well placed to help you make the transition from SQL Server to the cloud. With decades of experience with SQL Server and current expertise in modern application development in Azure, we are experts in migrating and modernising applications using the Microsoft stack. Get in touch for a free no-obligation consultation. Contact – Ballard Chalmers

Post Terms: Azure | Cloud Migration | Migrating to Azure | SQL Server | SQL Server 2012 | SQL Server 2012 end of support

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