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With our SQL Server Managed Services, companies can typically expect to reduce operational costs by as much as 70% - whilst reducing downtime and increasing performance.

SQL Server Managed Services

SQL Server Managed Services

Our team’s extensive collective knowledge can help you reduce costs, fill skills gaps and minimise risk, whilst improving your database’s performance and availability.

We offer a proactive SQL Server Managed service, constantly monitoring for problems and addressing them before they arise. We’re available whenever you want us, offering as much or as little help as you need, as another member of your team. Your managed service is built around your individual support requirement, optimised to get maximum results from your database.

With us you’ll get peace of mind that your database is always in safe hands, for less than the cost of an in-house DBA.

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DSP SQL Server Managed Service features:

  • 24x7x365 performance monitoring & alerting
  • Flexible and reliable support
  • Continuous maintenance and automated patching
  • Proactive database performance tuning
  • Weekly, monthly or quarterly 'health checks'
  • Hotline support service
  • Management information reporting

Key outcomes you can expect:

  • Typical reduction in operational costs of up to 70%
  • An 'always on' team member available to help
  • A team of experts with vast collective knowledge
  • Minimised downtime and greater performance
  • Reduced knowledge loss if an in-house DBA moves on
  • Filled skills gaps in your in-house team
  • Be always up to date with the latest technology without needing to invest in training

Net Promoter Score

An NPS of 80+ shows we’re a safe pair of hands... trusted by some of the biggest brands in the UK.

Take a look at some of our SQL Server projects...

EDM Group: SQL Server Managed Services

DSP helped EDM to redevelop their core systems to achieve future-proof scalability and round-the-clock systems management and support with Microsoft SQL Server.

Access Equipment Specialist: SQL Server Managed Services

Leading access equipment specialist finds reliable and cost-effective SQL Server on Azure database and development support by outsourcing to DSP.

DSP Customers

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"Selecting a company like DSP is the best option as you receive a tailored database service. Generalists are not focused on the aspects required.”

Chief Executive Officer | EDM


"We live and breathe this every day but it was really impressive how quickly DSP on board with our systems and processes in order to start delivering results from the outset."

Head of Infrastructure | Zopa


"Our relationship now is so much more than just client-and-supplier; it is a genuine partnership. It’s more valuable to us as it means we grow and develop as an organisation while working with DSP."

IT Manager | BRITA UK


SQL Server Managed Services


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Want to discuss our SQL Managed Services with a Microsoft Account Director? Or maybe you'd like to schedule a reference call with one of our current managed service customers? Fill out the form below and we'll be in touch shortly!

Additional Information

Managed Services

Preventative Analytics

Prevention V Cure. Our SQL Server Managed Services deliver actionable insights and predictive analytics. We work with you to proactively ensure your SQL Server workloads are secure, compliant, and highly performant.

Immediate ROI

Outsourcing core DBA services causes an instant reduction in costs. Typically, you can expect to reduce operational costs between 40% - 70% depending on your production system.

Our proven SQL Server DBA team will help you de-risk your technology. 

Complete Environment Support

Complete data platform support from operating system support (Windows, Linux, and Unix) through to the application layer, making incident diagnosis effective and efficient.

Round the clock service

We work 24/7x365 to ensure you don't have to...

Our team of DBAs, across London, Leeds, Basingstoke and Nottingham, use cutting edge service management tools to identify Severity 1 issues immediately so that overnight processes are not hindered.

SQL Server Specialists

SQL Server Database is in our DNA. Accreditation's never tell the full story; however, our 25 year association with Microsoft, our full range of database specialisations and user references in most vertical markets make us very proud of the business we have built.


Success is all about teamwork. We need to work with your in-house teams, your application provider and maybe even our own competitors. We understand this. When we on-board you we'll get to know your key dependencies and tailor our communication channels accordingly.

Continuous SQL Server Uptime

Our Microsoft SQL Server support service involves extensive proactive monitoring to keep your database optimised. All of this work is performed by Microsoft Certified Engineers who are regularly trained, constantly keeping up to date with shifts in technology and functionality. We’re not just Microsoft specialists, we are trusted Microsoft experts.

SQL Server Offerings

SQL Server High Availability

DSP can improve the availability of your servers and databases, disguise the effects of hardware or software failure, and minimise downtime.

SQL Server Database Backup

We have SQL Server database backup and recovery down to a fine art. Our customers appreciate our expertise and proactive manner, and we in return seek to uphold our customer-first values.

SQL Server Disaster Recovery

Cloud-enabled SQL Server DR is more economical than traditional methods: there is no lead-time or capital outlay; no need for businesses to buy additional hardware,  or to have dedicated personnel.

SQL Server Migration

Since Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud's partnership announcement, moving your databases to Cloud has never been easier. Improve the performance, security, scalability, of your SQL Server platform.

SQL Server Upgrade

Upgrading your SQL Server databases does more than improving your security stature. Not upgrading regularly could lead you to miss out on enhanced features, suffer poor application performance, and pay more in support.

SQL Server Security

DSP's preventative security services include but are not limited to: Security Assessments, including SQL Server Health Checks; around-the-clock Auditing and Monitoring; Data Protection and Data Access Control. 

SQL Server Integration

Properly managed database processes can make the difference between a challenging user experience and an efficiently run estate, and a database integration could revolutionise the way you use your data.

Legacy Application Modernisation and Support

Many companies are running applications that were fit for purpose 20 years ago, but are now unable to meet business needs. These applications can over-complicate your estate and drive up costs.

PCI Compliance

If you're looking to run PCI, DSP can help ensure that you comply with PCI DSS regulations so your data is kept compliant, legal and secure.


SQL Server Performance Tuning

A simple SQL Server performance tuning can speed up your application significantly and ensure that it is capable of growing with your business requirements.

Serverless Computing

Serverless Computing allows for fully managed code execution by a Cloud partner; this reduces the administrative tasks of developers and allows them to focus on the innovation that drives their business. 

SQL Managed Instance

Migrate your databases to Azure to experience the rich SQL Server programming surface area in the cloud, as well as the operational and financial benefits of the intelligent, fully-managed Azure SQL Database.