Upgrading to the latest versions of SQL Server enables you to provide breakthrough performance, availability and manageability for your mission critical applications. Learn more about how SQL Server 2012 and 2014 can help run your tier-1, OLTP applications while maintaining lower costs, strong management and high security?

Join our guest speakers, Forrester Research Principal Analyst Noel Yuhanna, Senior TEI Consultant Anish Shah and Principal TEI Consultant Sean Owens for a webinar on SQL Server economics based on research findings from a recent Microsoft-commissioned study*.

Register to view this complimentary webinar to learn about:

  • The SQL Server tier one application market growth and outlook
  • The importance of security and management when considering a database platform
  • Forrester Consulting’s Total Economic Impact commissioned research on SQL Server for data applications
  • Key costs and benefits organizations should consider when evaluating SQL Server for data-intensive applications
  • Customer experience benefits, opportunities and cost savings enabled by SQL Server

Join us on Wednesday, March 4 at 10:00am Pacific. Register now for this webinar on the economic impact of SQL Server 2012 and 2014 to your business.

*The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft SQL Server, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Microsoft, July 2014


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