SQL Server 2016 Launch
The official Australian launch of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 took place in Sydney on 24 June and Satalyst was fortunate to be part of the “Data Driven” event. With the 2016 Olympics underpinning the data in sports event theme, Satalyst showcased two cycling related solutions, both using SQL in Azure, IoT, and advanced data analytics.
Over 40 customers attended on the day from organisations across Corporate Accounts, Enterprise / Commercial and Public Sector customer base; including Allianz, ABC, Ausgrid, Cricket Australia, George Weston Foods, IAG, Macquarie Bank, MYOB, Origin Energy, Qantas, Pickles Auctions, QBE, Transport NSW, Telstra, William Hill and Sydney Water.
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 equips customers with real-time operational analytics, rich visualisations on mobile devices, security technology and hybrid cloud scenarios. The new product arrives at a critical time for Australian businesses. With data analytics, machine learning and the cloud exerting a stronger influence than ever, businesses need a solution that will help them manage their data efficiently to generate competitive insights. With its ability to help create rich data cultures, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 is that solution.