Cloud Migration Blog
In the coming months Microsoft will no longer issue security updates for Windows Server & SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2:
- 9th July 2019: Extended Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end
- 14th January 2020: Extended Support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end
With cyberattacks becoming more sophisticated and frequent, running apps and data on unsupported versions can create significant security and compliance risks. Whist the ramifications of ignoring end of support may be steep, it is a great opportunity to transform your applications and infrastructure to take advantage of cloud computing and the latest versions of SQL Server and Windows Server.
Moving data within a cloud is easy - that’s what 40 Gigabit Ethernet is for - but getting that data there in the first place can prove tricky. How tough the process is depends on several factors, including the amount of data to be moved and how much time is available to move it.
Whether your mobile game development studio starts working on a product from the ground up or is simply looking for hosting for an existing product, cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure are essential. Our recent partnership with Microsoft enables us to migrate all types of workloads to Azure for a wide range of clients, including those who work in the Video Gaming industry. With our powerful SaaS Platform you can dramatically reduce the risk, cost and time associated with moving workloads to the cloud which will, in turn, significantly enhance your business capabilities.
Here are some of the major benefits for Game Developers that come from moving to cloud: