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.
The answer is really quite simple:
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.
With the advent of 2013, Ascent Technology has been in the business of Enterprise Database Management Services for 10 years.
Database Server Consolidation provides clients with the ability to leverage newer technologies to reduce license footprints whilst improving robustness and efficiency of the database environment. The consolidated environment results in reduced hardware, operational and licensing costs.
The continuing economic woes around the globe are being compounded by an increasing shortage of critical specialist skills, leading enterprises to search outside the organisation for these.
Ascent Technology has noticed that within its client base, there has been strong uptake of the new Microsoft SQL Server 2012.