Extended Support for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 will end on 9th July 2019. Couple this with end of support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 six months later, it is important you build a plan to modernise your environment and understand the options available to you.

This webinar exposes the problem, its scale and shares all the options you have for life beyond extended support.

Join Microsoft, Coeo and OCSL to learn about:

  • Microsoft's view of Health and data
  • What the SQL Server Support Lifecycle is
  • Risks of being unsupported 
  • Options to modernise your data environment and remain supported
  • Advantages of data centre modernisation and hybrid cloud
  • Key considerations on moving to a modern data centre
  • Advice on the above and our assessment offer


Michael Coutanche - Michael works as a Technical Solutions Architect at OCSL, a Microsoft Gold Partner providing consulting and managed services for Microsoft cloud technologies. He specialises in datacentre and hybrid cloud technologies, and has over 25 years’ of experience working in the IT industry. Michael is also a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in Cloud Platform and Infrastructure and Microsoft P-CSA.

James Boother - James is the Sales and Marketing Director at Coeo, a Microsoft Gold Partner providing consulting and managed services for Microsoft data platform and analytics technologies.  He has extensive experience within the software industry, and before joining Coeo  had 15 years’ experience working as a programmer, system architect, head of technology and consultant.  James is also a Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server and regularly presents at industry and community events.