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Ascent Technology helps migrate Phumelela Gaming to Azure

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 Windows Server 2012 End of Support

Prepare for Windows Server 2012 End of Support

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,...

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...

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...

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

Microsoft Data and Analytics Partner of the Year Finalist

Microsoft Data and Analytics Partner of the Year Finalist

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

From the Desk of the MD – January 2018

From the Desk of the MD – January 2018

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...

Newsflashes

MariaDB, now supported by Ascent Technology

MariaDB, now supported by Ascent Technology

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.

Microsoft 2015 Technical Boot Camps

Microsoft 2015 Technical Boot Camps

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, now supported by Ascent Technology

MongoDB, now supported by Ascent Technology

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.

SQL Server 2016, Windows Server 2016 and Systems Centre 2016 Launch

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Boot Camp

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.

Are your auditors driving you insane?

Are your auditors driving you insane?

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.

SQL Server 2016, Windows Server 2016 and Systems Centre 2016 Launch

Ascent Technology presents at Microsoft Tech-Ed Africa

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.

SQL Server 2016, Windows Server 2016 and Systems Centre 2016 Launch

Ascent Technology fast-tracks its ninth yearly learnership programme

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.