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Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

July 27th, 2020|

Switching from an on-premises server to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance can result in an ROI of 212% and post-migration payback within six months. How is this possible? The brilliance behind Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is its customizability. Choose and pay for exactly the space and computing power you need, while utilizing options like Azure Hybrid Benefit and reserving capacity to save you big dollars. Plus, the move from your on-premises server to the cloud is simple, with no need to reconfigure your applications. Onsupport is ready to help you get started. What are you waiting for?

Azure SQL or SQL Server: Which one is right for you?

July 21st, 2020|

You know it's time to update your SQL Server, should you consider the cloud? What are the differences in feature availability? Deployment? Architecture? This article has the answers you're looking for, providing both a bird's eye view and delving into the more technical aspects of the two options. At Onsupport, we would love to discuss this important decision with you further to discover which is best for your business needs. Contact us to find out more.

Customer Story: SitePro – part 6

July 20th, 2020|

As the saying goes, time is money. Watch SitePro help their clients save time by efficiently installing their IoT sensors at new job sites, and then providing up-to-the-minute data to their clients, so they can make business decisions more quickly and easily. What valuable time could the latest cloud technologies save you and your customers? At Onsupport, we are ready to help you find out. Contact us to learn more.

SQL Server and Azure SQL Database GDPR Guidance

July 15th, 2020|

The new GDPR law was a significant shake-up to security regulations, and it can be a lot for a business to process. What exactly is this new law even asking? What does security principle or privacy principle mean? Will my current security tools make the cut? Luckily, Microsoft is something of an expert in security and they have your back. In this E-book, learn what the law was intended to do and what it means for your business. Additionally, learn how to adapt tools you may already be using, such as Azure or SQL DB/DW, to comply with these new regulations while minimizing disruption to your business. We want to help make this transition as smooth as possible. Contact us to get started.

Growing SQL Server: Features from 2008 to 2017

July 14th, 2020|

Over the past nine years, Microsoft has been working hard to continually improve its SQL Server offerings to ensure SQL Server is ready to meet the opportunities and challenges of the modern age. It has embraced the benefits of cloud computing by adding cloud as a deployment option, risen to modern security challenges by implementing multiple levels of protection centered around safeguarding data, and reimagined queries in the face of ever-expanding data to return critical information faster than ever before. Check out this infographic to learn more about these and other improvements available through SQL Server 2017.

Customer Story: SitePro – part 5

July 14th, 2020|

Running a business, you have enough to worry about. With the enterprise-grade built-in high availability of Azure Database, you never have to spend the time or money updating your software again. Instead, you can always enjoy the latest innovations on a platform that is always ready to grow to meet your needs and the needs of your customers. Check out this video to watch how moving the cloud allowed SitePro to maximize the potential of their software and their business. Interested in what Azure could do for your business? At Onsupport, we are too. Contact us to learn more.

SQL Database Engine Blog: What is Azure SQL Database Managed Instance?

July 7th, 2020|

Still not sure what we mean when we talk about Azure SQL Database Managed Instance? What separates it from other Azure offerings? What does "Managed Instance" mean? What would an SQL database look like from the cloud?

WS + SQL 2008 Extended Security Updates FAQ

July 1st, 2020|

What does End of Support mean? What do Extended Security Updates include? What options do I have to run my SQL Server in Azure? In this time of change, we have the answers to these questions and many more! At Onsupport, we are excited about the benefits that come with moving forward, particularly forward to the cloud, and we want to help you get there stress free. This begins with answering questions and providing support as your business transitions from Windows Server or SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 into the cloud. Contact us to start the move today.

Discover the benefits of modernization and save with Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

June 30th, 2020|

Ready to make the move to the cloud? When it comes to choosing a PaaS cloud provider, you shouldn't have to choose between price and quality. Azure SQL Database Managed Instance offers innovative Machine Learning-based performance and security insights and unparalleled support while still saving your business 59% compared to AWS RDS. That's cash you can reinvest in your business to bring more value to your customers. To learn more about specific offerings and benefits, check out this infographic or contact us. At Onsupport, we want to help your business realize all the advantages of the cloud.