I've had this in my outlook calander for a few days now (under the heading ... blog abuot this - so here goes).  There's a new offer for those of you who are interested in migrating from eligible database vendors (e.g. Oracle, DB2, Informix,and Sybase) to SQL Server Enterprise Edition, SQL Server Standard Edition, and SQL Server CALs.  This promotion begins on December 1, 2005 and runs through June 30, 2006 and includes:

  • 50% discount on SQL Server Enterprise Edition license, provided the customer buys regularly priced Software Assurance
  • 50% discount on SQL Server CAL license, provided the customer buys regularly priced Software Assurance
  • 25% discount on SQL Server Standard Edition license, provided the customer buys regularly priced Software Assurance

All the nitty gritty detail on database migration, including tools, customer case studies, and comparison studies is available at the Migrate to SQL Server Web site.