Cost conscious businesses upgrade technology only when productivity suffers. For some, that means PCs on life support and disconnected solutions for file sharing, chat, and online calls, and meetings.
At what cost? Old PCs waste your time. And free cloud tools with limited features sound great, until the first time someone shares an unprotected link with your customer list. A TechAisle survey found the total cost of ownership of a owning a PC more than four years old is $2,379 US* —far more than the cost of a new PC.
Work smarter using Office 365 best-in-class productivity tools on a new Windows 10 Pro device. Simplify security with one solution that is continuously up to date and enabled with multi-factor authentication.
Why wait? Now is the time to explore your options if you are running Windows 7 or Office 2010 solutions, which face end of support deadlines starting in January, 2020. With end of support for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about modernizing your infrastructure.
Extended Support for SQL Server
2008/2008 R2 ends July 9, 2019
Extended Support for Windows Server
2008/2008 R2 January 14, 2020
After these dates, Microsoft will no longer release security updates, which may expose you to security attacks or compliance risks with industry regulations such as GDPR. Avoid business disruptions and use this as an opportunity to modernize your IT infrastructure by moving it to the Microsoft cloud.
Along with optimizing costs, reducing security threats, and increasing consistency across your infrastructure, migrating to the Microsoft cloud increases scalability and flexibility if your business is growing or has fluctuating capacity needs. In addition, your security updates are extended meaning you get to protect your business data – and your brand reputation.
"We noticed that our servers were becoming non-compliant with the new applications and programs we needed to use so we turned to Data Pros to help us upgrade our IT infrastructure. They were able to move our legacy systems into the cloud without any downtime. Being in the Microsoft Cloud allows our company to scale quickly and at an affordable rate!"
- Real Estate Firm in NJ
For more information on the challenges and opportunities presented by Windows Server and SQL Server end of support, download our infographic.
* TechAisle SMB PC Study for Microsoft, July 2018.