Prepare for SQL Server 2012 end of Support

Prepare for SQL Server 2012 End of Support


On July 12, 2022, support for SQL Server 2012 will end. That means the end of regular security updates. Don’t let your infrastructure and applications go unprotected. We’re here to help you migrate to current versions for greater security, performance and innovation.

We’ve got you Covered with New Options

New options are now available to help you upgrade and adopt the innovative technologies you need to carry your organisation into the future.

Migrate to Azure and get additional Security Updates

If you need more time to manage the transition, get three additional years of Extended Security Updates to keep your workloads protected beyond the deadline by:

  • Re-hosting your SQL Server 2012 with few or no application code changes in Azure SQL Database Managed Instance for a “version-free” platform
  • Or, Moving to Azure Virtual Machines

Use your existing licenses and save with Azure Hybrid Benefit

Upgrade On-Premises and Stay Protected
  • Upgrade to SQL Server 2019 for greater security, performance, availability and innovation with cloud analytics
SQL Server and Windows Server-Better Together  

Support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 will end on October 10, 2023. Take this opportunity to modernise your database and upgrade to the latest version of Windows Server.

Prepare for Windows Server 2012 End of Support

How do I engage with Ascent?

We encourage you to Contact Us, and we will assist you on your journey to discover the value that Microsoft SQL Server 2019 can add to your organisation.

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