Extended support for SQL Server 2005 ends on April 12, 2016
If you are still running SQL Server 2005 after April 12, 2016, you will no longer receive security updates. Now is the time to upgrade to SQL Server 2014 and Azure SQL Database to achieve breakthrough performance, maintain security and compliance, and optimize your data platform infrastructure.
1.Security and compliance.
Two very boring but very important words. After the 12th of April there will be no more security updates or hotfixes for SQL Server 2005.
2.Ditch the slow technology.
SQL Server 2014 runs up to 13 times faster than its old retiring predecessor, which means you’ll get much quicker insights on your data.
3.Get the best Business Intelligence services.
Covering data management, to analytics and more, SQL Server 2014 has you covered.
Plan your SQL Server upgrade
Whether on your own or with the support of a partner, we have the resources you need to plan a successful upgrade.