Database Modernisation

Moving SQL Server 2008 & Windows Server 2008 to Microsoft Azure

Cobweb’s Database Modernisation services enable businesses to modernise their on-premise database platform by transitioning to Microsoft Azure.


With Microsoft having announced forthcoming end of support dates for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008, with extended support in Microsoft Azure, now is the time to transition your on-premise SQL Server databases to the cloud.

Database Modernisation

Issues prompting a move to the cloud


The main reason for businesses to move their database platform to the cloud is to address shortcomings with their existing platform – for example:

Rising on premises IT cost


Rising on-premises IT infrastructure costs

out of supply infrastructure


An aging or out-of-support legacy infrastructure

Security threats

Growing security threat



Storage capacity limits

Increased agility

High availability and disaster recovery needs

compliance regulations


New compliance regulations