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Ascent Technology helps Bidfood SA migrate to Microsoft Azure

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...

Ascent helps migrate Compatible Automotive to Azure

Microsoft Azure Data Platform Services not only boosts the company’s DR facilities, it also helps them deliver value-added services and innovative strategic solutions to its customers. In a digitising world, it comes as no surprise to learn that Compatible Automotive...

CAMPAIGNS

Prepare for SQL Server 2012 End of Support

Prepare for SQL Server 2012 End of Support

On July 12, 2022, support for SQL Server 2012 ended. That means the end of regular security updates. Don't let your infrastructure and applications go unprotected. We're here to help you migrate to current versions for greater security, performance and innovation....

Prepare for Windows Server 2012 End of Support

On October 10, 2023, support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 ended. That means the end of regular security updates. Don't let your infrastructure and applications go unprotected. We're here to help you migrate to current versions for greater security, performance...

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...

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

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...

NEWSFLASHES

Introducing SQL Server 2022

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

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – December 2014

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.

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – April 2014

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.

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – December 2013

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.

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – May 2013

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.

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – July 2012

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.

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – February 2012

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.

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – September 2011

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.

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – June 2011

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.

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – March 2011

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