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...
CLIENT CASE STUDIES
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
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...
SQL Server 2022 is the most Azure-enabled release yet, with continued performance, security, and availability innovation. SQL Server, enabled by Azure Arc, extends Azure services on-premises, and manages your SQL Server estate from the Azure portal for a more unified...
From the Desk of the MD
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.
In wishing all our clients a happy New Year, it is worth noting that 2018 is already shaping up to be another year of change.
Welcome to the Ascent Technology 2016 Year End Newsletter, a year which has certainly witnessed its fair share of interesting developments, globally and locally.
Welcome to the Year End Ascent Technology Newsletter of 2015, as everyone anticipates fully getting into the holiday mood of the Festive Season, we take a moment to reflect on the recent past and consider the future.
Welcome to the last Ascent newsletter of 2014. As the year draws to a close, we reflect on what has been an eventful 12 months. There is no doubt that 2014 has been an exciting year and one in which we have witnessed some interesting trends and experienced a number of milestones and memorable moments.
Welcome to Ascent’s first newsletter for this year and also the first one sent from our brand new offices. They say a change is as good as a holiday and we feel that this change is the ideal way in which to ring in our second decade of operation.
Welcome to the latest Ascent Technology newsletter. As 2013 draws to a close it is a good time to reflect on the year just past, and there is no doubt that it has been an exciting one. Over the course of the last 12 months, we have witnessed some interesting trends and experienced a number of milestones and memorable moments, a few of which we would like to share with you.
Welcome to this winter edition of our newsletter. As we start to break out the warm blankets and clothing and face up to the changing seasons, it is nice to know that some things remain constant. We are, of course, talking about Ascent’s continued focus on keeping you informed of the latest developments in the Enterprise Database Management space.
Welcome to the final Ascent newsletter of the calendar year. The past 12 months have been particularly busy for us, as we welcomed on board a good number of new clients, the majority of whom are running Microsoft and Oracle platforms.
Welcome to our second, somewhat belated newsletter for the year. The good news is that the reason this newsletter is overdue is because Ascent has been so busy in the past few months, servicing not only all our existing clients, but also the new ones we have recently brought on board, that we have barely had time to breathe.
Welcome to our first newsletter of 2012. With the New Year already well under way, we trust you are excited about the possibilities that the rest of the year holds. Ascent Technology is certainly looking ahead to an interesting next few months, as we continue to develop our relationships with you all, building on what was a strong 2011 with an even more successful 2012.
Welcome to Ascent Technology’s third newsletter for 2011. As we move towards October, things are warming up in more ways than one. It is interesting to note that with summer having finally arrived, Ascent’s people find themselves spending more time indoors than outdoors, as we work overtime to deliver to our customers’ needs.
Welcome to the latest edition of our newsletter. As we reach the end of our first quarter, we can reflect that the past three months have been challenging, both for us as Ascent and for our customers. This sentiment is mirrored by the latest South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Confidence Index.
Welcome to the first Ascent newsletter for 2011. As we reach our financial year end, and close what has been a successful year for Ascent, we are never the less reminded of the many challenges both we and our customers face. Notable amongst these are the issues that can have a particular impact on an organisation’s financials, such as security and compliance
Welcome to the final Ascent newsletter for 2010. As everyone gets fully into the holiday mood of the Festive Season, we feel that the end of year presents the perfect time to reflect on the recent past and consider the future year.