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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 support is ending in July 2019.

Your business simply can’t stay competitive running on outdated infrastructure. Without Microsoft security updates and hotfixes, the door will be open to potential attacks and interruptions to your workflow. Additionally, you may fail to meet business critical compliance standards.

Our database solutions for SQL Server bring together the optimal mix of server and software technology for a wide range of data warehouse and transactional database needs. Don’t wait any longer – Transform your business with a modern data estate.

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With SQL Server running on ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile servers, your solution …

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Meets the Demands of Next-Generation Workloads

Modernize to establish a path for highly workload-optimized and cloud-ready infrastructure

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Improves Data Security

Faster data recovery and reduced data backup windows for less risk

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Supports Compliance Capability

Meet business-critical requirements including GDPR, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, US FISMA, NIST's SP 800-53 Rev 4 Guidelines, and FedRAMP

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data platform now.

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On Premises

Drive your business forward with a ThinkSystem server that matches the needs of your SQL Server database.

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Hybrid Cloud

Deliver Microsoft Azure™ cloud services from the security of your own data center, and unify application development across your entire hybrid cloud environment

ThinkAgile SXM

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Provides a simple, cost-efficient way to achieve next-gen infrastructure without disrupting your business

ThinkAgile MX for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI

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ThinkAgile HX (with Nutanix)

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ThinkAgile VX (with VMware)

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Our database solutions powered by Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors include configurations that integrate a variety of Lenovo systems and appliances, robust storage options, and the capabilities of SQL Server 2016/2017 Enterprise and Standard Editions.

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Choosing a solution

From the simple to the complex, our experts work with you to find the right fit for your one-of-a-kind strategic and business needs

Assessment & Design

We'll evaluate your goals and challenges, then configure a system that grows with you

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Accelerate time to productivity so you can focus on taking care of your customers and growing your business


Get your environment up and running quickly with minimal disruption

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Around the world and around the clock, our experts are standing by 24/7 to safeguard your IT investment

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Want to learn more?
You can access more helpful information here.

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Microsoft is soon ending support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2. Lenovo discussed the importance of keeping current with experts from IDC.

Read IDC Analyst Connection

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Upgrading to SQL Server 2017 presents an opportunity to leverage critical new SQL Server capabilities for transactional databases, data warehousing, and data lakes.

Read IDC Technology Spotlight

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Get an overview about Lenovo Database Solutions for SQL Server.

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Plan, design, and implement your solution based on Lenovo reference architecture for SQL Server.

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