Written byZia Mansoor, Corporate Vice President, Data & AI
As businesses adapt to new ways of operating, IT leaders are presented with increasing challenges to achieving sustainable growth. Ensuring your business continues to run without interruptions while adapting and transforming can be paramount. If your company is looking for options to migrate your server estate to the cloud, we have news for you.
Extended Security Updates and Azure Migration and Modernization Program support to larger migration projects.
Microsoft has great offers for Windows Server and SQL Server customers looking to move to the cloud. Azure offers freeExtended Security Updatesfor SQL Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, giving you more time to modernize supported applications for three additional years beyond the 10 years granted by Microsoft Support. Microsoft also allows customers to save significantly when running their workloads in Azure Virtual Machines withAzure Hybrid Benefit, which combined with reserved instances can enable up to85 percent savingswhen compared to other cloud services.