DB Administration, Security and Compliance for First Distribution

DB Administration, Security and Compliance for First Distribution

First Distribution’s Database Administration, Security and Compliance needs lead it to trusted advisor, Ascent Technology. For any large organisation, Database Administration (DBA) is a vital part of maintaining their Data Platform Operations effectively. As it has...

Ascent Technology helps Bidfood SA migrate to Microsoft Azure

When Bidfood SA chose to modernise and migrate its data platform to Microsoft Azure, it turned to Ascent Technology for help. In a world that is digitally transforming, it is more vital than ever to an organisation’s success to utilise the latest platforms to drive...

Ascent Technology helps migrate Phumelela Gaming to Azure

A Windows Server and SQL Server consolidation, optimisation and migration to Microsoft Azure enables the company to reduce costs, modernise its data platform and boost its innovation capabilities. As an operator running two distinct betting businesses, Phumelela...


Database System Health Check Service from Ascent Technology

Database System Health Check Service from Ascent Technology

A Database System Health Check assesses if your Database is running optimally, and can help diagnose challenges before performance issues, and/or down time affect your users. That’s where Ascent's Database Health Check Service comes in. Our Database Health Check...

Database Security and Compliance with DB Shield

The growing number of threats to databases and unauthorised access to the data within, is clearly creating on-going headaches for CIOs. Solving these headaches may not be easy, but by asking the right questions, CIOs can begin to overcome their Database Security and...

Database Administration and Support Service from Ascent Technology

Economic volatility is driving a greater number of organisations to consider cost cutting measures and to implement consolidation procedures. This situation is further compounded by the growing skills shortage that makes it more difficult for businesses to acquire and...


Microsoft Data and Analytics Partner of the Year Finalist

Microsoft Data and Analytics Partner of the Year Finalist

Ascent Technology continues its strong showing in the Microsoft Partner of the Year awards, as a finalist in the Data and Analytics Partner of the Year award. Finalist Data and Analytics Partner of the Year "It is always gratifying to be recognised by Microsoft as one...


Ascent Technology’s clients benefit from Data Platform Modernisation

Ascent Technology’s clients benefit from Data Platform Modernisation

Facing platform ‘end of life’ issues together with increasing pressures to digitise processes, increase profitability and innovate on product and service, organisations are finding Data Platform Modernisation projects can deliver significant value by enabling IT cost...


From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

The start of another year inevitably brings with it the promise of change, and in wishing all our clients a happy New Year, we would like to suggest that 2019 is going to be a year of considerable and exciting change. After all, not only do we have what are sure to be...

Ascent Technology and BUI partner

Ascent Technology and BUI partner to drive Digital Industrial Transformation

28 Feb 2017

Ascent Technology and BUI today announced a strategic partnership to help their respective clients create new value with Microsoft Cloud Solutions.

Clients will benefit from the unique combination of BUI’s in-depth and Security Focused Microsoft Azure Consulting practice and Ascent’s deep domain knowledge and extensive portfolio around Microsoft Data Platform Solutions.

The two partners are committed to empowering digital transformation at their clients. By selecting Microsoft Azure as the Cloud for this collaboration, both BUI and Ascent’s clients will now have access to an enterprise-grade Cloud Infrastructure that benefits from billions of dollars of ongoing investment.

“Together with Ascent, we are providing our clients with the digital technology and Cloud Platform to allow our clients to extend, migrate and operate their systems in a secure and scalable manor,” – Ryan Roseveare, Managing Director at BUI.

“The partnership announced today, combines Ascent’s portfolio of Database and Business Intelligence (BI), Solutions and Services, together with BUI’s market leading Technology Solutions to the benefit of our joined client base and the broader market,” – Johan Lamberts, Managing Director at Ascent Technology.

Together, Ascent and BUI will accelerate digital solutions that improve clients’ Productivity with Increased Uptime, Disaster Recovery, Database Infrastructure and Data Analysis Solutions. As BUI has standardized its offerings on Microsoft Azure, and expands its leadership in this area both companies will take full advantage of Azure Services to offer clients an end-to-end solution.

BUI and Ascent have a long history of successful collaboration, and have delivered transformational end-to-end solutions across several clients in the past.

About BUI

BUI is the award winning leader in helping clients realise their business potential through digital transformation. BUI’s Technology Solutions help clients to securely collaborate, leverage the Intelligent Cloud and optimise technology operations.

About Ascent Technology

Ascent Technology one of Microsoft’s unique, award winning and successful Partners in the Data Platform Competency has been delivering value added solutions to its ever growing outsourced client base since 2003.

Furthermore, Ascent has been particularly successful at creating value for its client base through making sure that new technologies are implemented and unlocked, therefore enabling their clients to react fast and effectively to their ever changing market conditions.