How Businesses Turn End of Support for Microsoft SQL 2008 and Windows Server 2008 into Strategic Advantage
End of support puts businesses at high risk of security breaches. Support for Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008/2008 R2
and Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 end on July 9, 2019 and January 14, 2020, respectively. These dates signal the end of regular security updates, putting companies using them at risk. Unfortunately, many business leaders are unaware of the serious implications of these looming events—the potential damage to profits and reputation through security breaches of unprotected infrastructure and applications.