SAM Strategy Support Thoughts

Ula exit : what to consider?

To better understand the stake of ULA exit, we actually first need to understand what happens when we enter into ULA, and why we enter into ULA. In many cases, the SW Publisher is putting a high pressure on the customer (e.g. during an audit), and one manner to sort out from this situation is […]

SAM Strategy Thoughts

Microsoft ESU – what’s the deal?

Following the end of support for SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 on July 9, 2019, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 also reached the end of support on January 14, 2020. What does this mean and what are the alternatives? Microsoft’s support policy states that products have a 10-year lifecycle during which they will provide support. These 10 […]