How do the users boost availability and speed disaster recovery across an expanding, global data infrastructure? For Amway, the answer is with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and Windows Azure. In pilot tests, Amway found the two Microsoft technologies worked together to support 100 percent availability and reduce data center recovery time from six person-hours to 30 seconds. SQL server availability groups are the authors preferred high-availability and disaster-recovery implementation\". It's what has gotten the users the 100 percent uptime for the entire pilot test.