Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server

​​​​Business Intelligence to Help You Do More

There’s a reason why 98 of the Fortune 100 use Microsoft SQL Server to deliver business-critical applications; it is by far the best data platform available. If you’re looking to get the greatest val​ue from your organizational data, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 is the biggest leap forward in Microsoft’s data platform history, offering incomparable scalability, security, and performance for small- to mid-size organizations. It lays the foundation to modernize your business by building intelligent applications and acting on deeper data-driven insights.

Microsoft SQL​ Server Means Superior Database Management

Microsoft​ SQL Server 2016 boasts features that will enable almost any business to achieve big performance gains and bigger cost savings.

Increased performance and scalability 

For businesses struggling with storage and workload capacity, Microsoft SQL Server can be the answer to a variety of database needs. It’s designed to grow alongside your business, propelling you forward without ever holding you back. With a max memory allocation of 128 GB and 24 cores, it allows for extensive scalability. You can lower hardware, maintenance, and admin costs, standardize licensing, and recover from outages faster with a comprehensive disaster recovery toolkit.

Advanced analytics

Big data is valuable only if you’re equipped to use it. You can manage the increasing volume of real-time information and analyze your data all in one place, while enjoying a consistent user experience, simplified accessibility, and future-proofed data warehousing. Build advanced, predictive analytics directly into applications, connect Power BI to on-premises data, and create highly visual reports with TreeMap and Sunburst charts.

Enhanced security

Regardless of your industry, data security is likely one of your top priorities, and rightfully so. Microsoft SQL Server has had the fewest vulnerabilities of any major database in the NIST vulnerability database for six years running*. There are two key reasons for this: in-memory performance and end-to-end security. Easily conceal and encrypt sensitive data for security or compliance purposes (whether it’s in use or at rest). You can also create permission-based data access that works around your unique needs.

Compare Microsoft ​SQL Server features

Updating your relational database management system should be contingent on your current workload environment and future needs. Evaluate your current database management system to assess where you are today — and where you want to be 10 years from now.

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