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...
CLIENT CASE STUDIES
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...
By managing, securing, upgrading and ensuring best practices within the Data Platform Environment, Ascent delivers significant value to mining company. Tharisa plc is a European-headquartered PGM and chrome co-producer incorporating mining, pro-cessing, beneficiation,...
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...
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...
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...
FROM THE DESK OF THE MD
Welcome to the Ascent Technology 2016 Year End Newsletter, a year which has certainly witnessed its fair share of interesting developments, globally and locally. Aside from the surprises delivered by the UK’s Brexit referendum and the US election result, we have seen...
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.
Responsible stewardship of data is vital to companies in the modern world. The growing body of legislation around this topic is testament to the fact that this is clearly an issue that is increasing in importance.
In our latest newsletter, we mentioned that Ascent and ITWeb have been collaborating on a new project that would be worth keeping your eyes open for. We now are pleased to announce that the first edition of the Monthly Ascent-sponsored ITWeb Data Management Newsletter, has just been released.
An organisation’s data is one of its most valuable resources and should be managed and protected accordingly.
Ascent Technology has signed a partner agreement with Imperva that will enable the company to offer its clients access to Imperva’s heterogeneous suite of Database Security and Compliance tools.
Ascent Technology has a well known reputation as a heterogeneous Database Management Specialist company, but did you know that Database Management is not our only strenth?
Ascent Technology has become a Microsoft Gold-certified Partner with Gold accreditation in the Data Platform Competency.
Ascent Technology has signed an international distributor agreement that will enable the company to offer its clients access to Embarcadero’s heterogeneous suite of Database Development, Administration and Optimization tools.
The key difference between a customer and a client is that where a customer uses your service once, a client repeatedly makes use of your service and organisation, thus building a trusted advisor relationship with you.
“Safe Never Sleeps”
You would think that databases keep your most sensitive data safe, but the reality is very different.