SQL Server 2012 reaches end of support, but Team Venti and Microsoft are here to help

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express was a powerful and reliable free data management system that for 10 years delivered to customers a rich and reliable data store for lightweight websites and desktop applications. SQL Server 2012 allowed users to learn and host their data in a safe environment. Although this version helped several organizations throughout the world, it is saying goodbye. Nevertheless, there are many ways to continue enjoying security and productivity with the help of Microsoft and Team Venti. 

Here we present four options for data estate migration and modernization that will continue to fulfill your needs:

Azure Virtual Machine

By migrating to Azure Virtual Machine, you can run securely with up to 3 years of free Extended Security Updates and continuous product support. 

Upgrade to SQL Server 2019 or request the preview version of SQL Server 2022

Let your organization enjoy the benefits from an industry-leading security and performance, regardless of where your data is stored. Request a quote to know more about SQL Server 2022 preview.

Azure Virtual Arc

Sign up for Extended Security updates for your on-premises SQL Server via Azure Arc, connected or registered. 

Plan ahead for upcoming Windows Server 2012/R2 end of support

October 10, 2023 will be the end of Support on Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2, we recommend upgrading to Windows Server 2022 or migrating to the cloud. This way, you can ensure and secure your organization’s productivity and security. Windows Server 2022 includes the highest and latest digital transformations in security, hybrid capabilities, and app development. Let’s start a conversation on the next steps to take to modernize and unlock the value of the cloud hand in hand with one of our experts.