There are some important support changes coming up for Microsoft SQL Server, per Microsoft’s Support Lifecycle policy. Being aware of these changes means the ability to potentially avoid the risk of running unsupported products and more importantly, being able to choose the right version of SQL Server for your business.
What Are Your Options?
*Total Economic Impact Of SQL Server 2012 Upgrade‚ a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Microsoft‚ March 2012 **SQL Server Deployment Planning Services is a Software Assurance benefit. Please find more information about SQL DPS services at www.aka.ms/DeploySQL.
Key resources to help evaluate SQL Server 2012 and plan your upgrade
SQL Server 2012 product information
Tools and upgrade guidelines
SQL Server Deployment Planning Services and Software Assurance