Leverage your cloud benefits, by upgrading you will benefit of always having encrypted technology.
Migrate apps and data to Azure VMs
- Get free Extended Security Updates for Windows Server and SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 in Azure VM’s for three years after deadline
Migrate data to Azure SQL DB Managed Instances
- Azure SQL Database Managed Instance offers a version-free option
Save with Azure Hybrid Benefit
- Use existing on-premises licenses to save up to 55% on Azure
- Upgrade in Azure when ready, or transform with Azure services
By re-hosting your SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 with few or no changes – a “version free” platform. Bring the existing OS to a newer version under retention all settings and data on an existing physical server or VM.