Act now! Migrate your customers running Windows Server and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 to Azure

  End of support is fast approaching for Windows Server and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2. This is a significant opportunity for our partners to migrate those on-premises workloads to Azure. Now is the ideal time to upgrade, modernize and transform to current versions of SQL Server, Windows Server and Azure services for more security, performance…

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Moving Windows Server and SQL Server licenses from SPLA to CSP

As you may heard, now CSP partners can buy Windows Server and SQL Server licenses on behalf of their customers directly in Partner Center. It became possible because on new functionality in Partner Center, described here. New functionality allows partners, migrating SPLA-licenses VMs with Windows Server and SQL Server to Azure, to switch from SPLA…


Building Database-as-a-Service on SQL Server 2016

Many service providers wish to offer new types of services to their customers. They want to move further from regular IaaS to services with more added value, like PaaS or SaaS. One of the options is Database-as-a-Service offering aka DBaaS. Such service includes IaaS, DBMS software licenses and database engine maintenance, provided by the service provider…