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...
CLIENT CASE STUDIES
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...
Ascent Technology assists Rand Mutual Assurance (RMA) with modernising its Windows Server and SQL Server, Azure Based Data Platform Architecture, ensuring Agility and Flexibility to cater for the company’s increased workloads. RMA is South Africa’s leading...
On October 10, 2023, support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 will end. 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,...
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...
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...
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
Ascent Technology continues it’s 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...
FROM THE DESK OF THE MD
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. We are seeing distinct shifts in the international arena, while at the same time, our local political sphere has also witnessed significant...
MariaDB is the fastest growing Open Source database with more than 12 million users worldwide. Started by the founders of MySQL, MariaDB Corporation is reinventing the database to support today’s enterprise needs from OLTP to analytics from a single SQL compliant interface.
Season’s Greetings from the Ascent Technology Team
Ascent Technology’s proven database services model enables clients to Co/Outsource the daily maintenance, management and support of their database environments on a 24/7 basis.
Microsoft recently announced their plans to bring SQL Server to Linux. This will enable SQL Server to deliver a consistent Data Platform across Windows Server and Linux, as well as on-premises and cloud.
Ascent Technology is thrilled to be one of the Platinum Sponsors for the Microsoft Empower Cloud and Enterprise launch event on 6 April 2016 at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand.
We are thrilled to announce the Microsoft 2015 Technical Boot Camps. This technical event will provide Microsoft customers with technical learning, insight and networking opportunities.
MongoDB is a cross-platform document-oriented database. Classified as a NoSQL database, MongoDB eschews the traditional table-based relational database structure in favor of JSON-like documents with dynamic schemas.
Ascent Technology is pleased to announce that leading South African technology enterprise, First Technology Group, has invested in the company by procuring a significant equity stake.
Microsoft South Africa will host two SQL Server 2014 Boot Camps in May 2014, running from 20 to 23 May, these Boot Camps will provide insight into core SQL 2014 capabilities, Parallel Data Warehouse and Power BI, as well as covering Data Platform and Hybrid Cloud, amongst other subjects.
Since Oracle’s acquisition of MySQL in 2010, Ascent Technology has witnessed an increasing uptake amongst its clients of what is considered to be the world’s most popular Open Source Relational Database Management System.
Every year at audit time, CIOs and IT managers are faced with the headaches created by the need to report accurately on the year’s database environment activity, particularly with regards to security and compliance.
Microsoft and Oracle recently announced a partnership that will enable customers to run Oracle software on Windows Server Hyper-V and in Windows Azure.
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As the current Microsoft Data Platform Partner of the Year, Ascent Technology has been invited by Microsoft to deliver two presentations at Tech-Ed Africa. South Africa’s premier technology event for IT Professionals and Developers, Tech-Ed Africa, will be staged from 16-19 April 2013 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban.
Continuity in skills and expertise is of vital importance to our clients, which is why Ascent believes in continually developing a new generation of highly skilled individuals. To this end, the company has been committed to youth employment and development since its inception and as such is set to launch its ninth yearly learnership programme which will adopt a Oracle focus this time.