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A combination of business tips, security info and tech talk.

SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 end of support is coming

A lot has changed since 2008. Over the past 10 years, Microsoft has spent its time making huge improvements to their server offerings, including hybrid cloud platforms, robust security, and advanced analytic capabilities.

Now, with end of support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 on the horizon, it’s time for you to experience these new advancements.

At TeraCloud, Inc., we know that change can be scary! That is why we’re here to help you through a smooth transition. Contact us to start the process today.

Using AI To Augment Customer Service Agents

With digital transformation, you can transition customer service from a cost center to nurturer of brand devotees. Check out this blog for insight on how enlightened organizations use technology and automation to empower knowledge workers to augment and enhance customer experiences.

The total economic impact of Microsoft Azure SQL Database managed instance

When you think about switching from running and housing your SQL Server on-premises to Azure, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the infrastructure maintenance savings.

But what about hidden savings? Like efficiency savings for your IT team and database admins? Or the freedom to expand your capacity as soon as you need it? In this financial impact study, Forrester explores all the potential savings, costs, frustrations, and advantages associated with switching to the Azure cloud. The results are exciting!

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Customer story: Steelcase

Some businesses experience space inefficiencies, where nearly half of their office may go unused. Steelcase is an industry-leading workplace manufacturer that custom designs office space for maximum creativity and productivity. They use Azure to analyze customer workplace data to dictate office design. You can plan, implement, and maximize the insights from the data you collect with your IoT devices just like Steelcase, and we can help.

At TeraCloud, Inc., we know how to unlock the data you create with the right solutions that fit your needs. Contact us today to learn how we can help.

Announcing new options for SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 End of Support

We get it. Change is scary. If you’ve been running the same operating system for many years, a large-scale overhaul is understandably intimidating.

But it’s time. To continue their focus on progress and innovation, Microsoft is ending support for some popular 2008 products, including SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2.

If you are still running either of these, don’t panic! Microsoft has put options in place to give you the time you need, and we at TeraCloud, Inc., are here to assist you with a smooth transition. Check out this article and contact us for more information.