Migrate to the innovative secure cost‑effective cloud
Learn how to plan and implement your migration.
Get ready for end of support—migrate your 2008 server applications to Azure
End of support for Windows Server and SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is coming soon. Strengthen your security with three years of Extended Security Updates at no extra charge when you move to the cloud with Microsoft.
Strengthen your security
- Get peace of mind with Azure, which offers the most compliance certifications of any cloud provider.
- Use multi-layered, built-in security controls and advanced threat detection to identify and counter rapidly evolving, modern cyberattacks.
Reduce your costs
- Free up more resources to focus on innovation with the most cost-effective cloud provider for Windows and SQL Server workloads.
- Pay less with unique cost savings opportunities on Azure. AWS is five times more expensive than Azure for Windows Server and SQL Server.*
Innovate with unique tools and capabilities
- Learn why Microsoft carries the most trust with enterprises and how you can join the 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies running on Azure and other Microsoft cloud services.
- Get the freedom to build, manage, and deploy apps on a massive global network.
Start planning your move to the cloud with these free planning tools
*Prices are as of October 24, 2018 and subject to change. Actual regional pricing and program discounts may apply. Actual savings may vary based on region, instance size, and performance tier. Savings exclude Software Assurance costs, which may vary based on Volume Licensing agreement. Contact your sales representative for more information.