Prepare for SQL Server and Windows Server 2008 end of support

Extended support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 ends on July 9, 2019.

Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 ends January 14, 2020.

Microsoft will no longer release security updates, which may expose you to security attacks or make you out of compliance with industry regulations such as HIPAA, FedRAMP, GDPR and more. Avoid business disruptions and use this as an opportunity to modernize your application stack.

It's time for change

Microsoft ends support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2

July 9, 2019

Microsoft ends support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Jan. 14, 2020


What does it mean for you?

No security updates

Compliance concerns

Innovation opportunity

Avoid business disruptions

Security is a top priority for IT teams. New threats have made it harder than ever for IT to secure data and applications. Azure, SQL Server and Windows Server 2019 gives you new capabilities to help prevent attacks and detect suspicious activity, with features to control privileged access, help protect virtual machines, and harden the platform against emerging threats.

4.2 Billion

Records stolen by hackers in 2016


Of organizations lose customers during an attack; 30% lose revenue

$8 Trillion

Expected cost of cybercrime to the global economy by 2022

Avoid compliance issues, penalties, fines

Critical security updates are key to maintaining compliance



How BeMo can help

We provide our clients an end-to-end service to modernize their workload either on-premises or on Azure. Making sure your business keeps running.


We inventory your apps and workloads. Then we categorize each one by type, criticality, complexity, and risk, and plan based on issues and opportunities.

In scope

Web app
Office workloads
Remote Desktop Server
File server



We transform critical parts of your operation and move off outdated platforms

Transform with Azure

We migrate to Azure VM, apps and services running on the latest edition


We offer you flexible licensing models to upgrade your on-premises servers to the latest Windows Server edition


We fine-tune your resources to optimize cost, manage resources, and strengthen security and compliance across hybrid cloud workloads.

Security and Governance

We use our expertise and Azure Security Center to strengthen security, and ensure compliance across your hybrid environment. 

What they say about BeMo...


End-to-end Modern IT transformation

Our company was facing the challenge of modernizing our IT infrastructure to face today's security threats. Bruno and his team were instrumental in guiding our company through its digital transformation. Now we can rely on modern, secure and highly reliable services running on Office 365 and hosted on Microsoft Azure. Thanks to BeMo.


Greg Ervin, ACA Consultant at Summit Benefit & Actuarial Services, Inc., Eugene OR

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Case study

The Allscripts prescription for agility

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Lift and shift to the cloud

Allscripts is a leading healthcare software manufacturer, serving physician practices, hospitals, health plans, and Big Pharma. To transform its applications frequently and host them securely and reliably, Allscripts has started to use Microsoft Azure. In just three weeks, the company lifted and shifted dozens of acquired applications running on 1,000 virtual machines to Azure.

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