Microsoft South Africa launched SQL Server 2016 locally, which is the data platform built with advanced predictive analytics capabilities.
SQL Server 2016 allows organisations of all sizes to tap into the power of the cloud, data and intelligence to ultimately, enables businesses to convert big data into actionable insights. This will provide for a strong competitive advantage through intelligence-based decision-making.
Changing business environment leads to different software needs
According to Microsoft, the operating environment for companies in every business and virtually every industry is undergoing tremendous change and disruption, driven largely by various technology trends including big data, cloud computing and advanced analytics coupled with intelligence from machine learning.
“Data is the new currency for businesses operating in the mobile-first, cloud-first era. Amongst others, data provides companies with the opportunity to boost their growth, become more responsive to customer needs and disruption, plus market as well as industry changes. Microsoft’s SQL Server 2016 is built for this data-driven world,” said Kelly Husband, Data Platform Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft South Africa.