How to Navigate SQL Server 2008’s End of Support

Editor’s note (June 2019): We updated this post to reflect the latest news about SQL Server 2008’s End of Support. 

It’s End of Support time for Microsoft SQL Server 2008. For any enterprise using it, this poses lots of immediate questions. Can I hang on to SQL 2008 regardless? If not, what are my migration options? When I do migrate, what are tools available to make it least painful, and how can Softchoice help with the migration process?
[Read more…]

60% of corporate networks are ticking time bombs. Is yours one of them?

60 percent of networks are ticking time bombs, is yours?

As more office workers unchain from their desks with laptops, tablets and mobile phones, businesses have gone from providing Wi-Fi access in certain hotspots like boardrooms to pretty much everywhere in the office. At the same time, the more organizations move IT operations to the cloud (like email, file storage, or VoIP) the more they’ve built out their network infrastructure over time to accommodate.

[Read more…]