Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
“It is vital that all organisations only use software products which are supported by the vendor, and that plans be made to migrate from older products as the end of support period is reached”.
UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
There are just over 5 months until the Extended Support being provided for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 ends in early July, 2019. Windows Server 2008 is also in Extended Support phase, which will end in two years time in mid-January, 2020. If your business uses this version of Microsoft software, or even older versions, then we strongly advise you to act now to protect your business and ensure that it continues to run efficiently. Need help? Download our latest guide that explains the options that you have and the benefits, and considerations for each. Please act. Don’t ignore this advice and leave your business open to the most serious risk faced by businesses today.