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,...
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....
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...
Bring scalability, flexibility, security, and performance to your SQL Server Database workloads, while reducing the cost of infrastructure, maintenance and support when you deploy on Azure. Get a consistent, unified experience across your entire SQL portfolio and a...
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
Ascent Technology receives the Microsoft Top Customer Adds Partner of the Year award. Ascent Technology continues its strong showing in the Microsoft Partner of the Year awards, having won the Microsoft Top Customer Adds Partner of the Year award. Winner Top Customer...
FROM THE DESK OF THE MD
Welcome to the Year End Ascent Technology Newsletter of 2015. As everyone anticipates fully getting into the holiday mood of the Festive Season, we take a moment to reflect on the recent past and consider the future. There is no doubt that 2015 has been a successful...
“Safe Never Sleeps”
You would think that databases keep your most sensitive data safe, but the reality is very different.
Ascent Technology has continued its strong showing in the Microsoft Partner of the year awards, being nominated for the fourth year in a row. As one of the finalists for the Data Platform Partner of the Year Award, the company will find out at Microsoft’s Partner Summit 2011 whether it has captured the title.
In recent months, Ascent Technology has experienced a surge in its clients’ requirements for high availability in the database space, driven by the importance of having no downtime and the need to constantly transact.
The security, privacy and integrity of a company’s information has always been critical, now compliance issues raised in new legislation such as PCI DSS, POPI and the new Companies and Consumer Protection Acts simply take this to a new level.
Ascent Technology has been recognised as a Level Two contributor, According to the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Codes of Good Practice, as laid down by the Department of Trade and Industry.
The trend towards adopting a co-sourcing or outsourcing (Co/Outsourcing) model in respect of database administration is not a new one, but it is clearly growing rapidly.
Ascent’s customers can now also gain access to the newest revolution in the database arena – IBM’s InfoSphere Guardium Real Time Database Activity Monitoring. Guardium is a simple and robust solution that is designed to ensure the privacy and integrity of a company’s information.
For the third year in a row, Ascent Technology has been nominated amongst the finalists for the Data Management Solutions Competency Award in the Microsoft Partner of the Year awards. The company is one of just three finalists contesting the award, the winner of which will be announced at Microsoft’s Partner Summit 2010, taking place at Sun City in early September.
Ascent Technology has been recognised as a Level Three contributor, according to the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Codes of Good Practice, as laid down by the Department of Trade and Industry.
The current economic situation is driving a greater number of organisations to consider cost cutting measures and to implement consolidation procedures. At the same time, the growing skills shortage makes it more difficult for these businesses to acquire and retain people with the right level of training.
Ascent Technology’s fifth internship programme has continued the company’s remarkable success in this venture, with the latest group of five interns graduating from the programme at the end of last year.
Ascent Technology’s internship programme is going from strength to strength, with all five students currently involved in the programme set to qualify as Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCPs).
As a regular attendee and contributor to the Microsoft SQL Server User Group, Ascent Technology was proud to sponsor the latest meeting, while also providing some useful tips to other group members.
Ascent Technology has been nominated amongst the five finalists for the Data Management Solutions Competency Award in the Microsoft Partner of the Year awards. The winners will be announced at Microsoft’s Partner Summit 2009, which will take place in Durban in August 2009.
As of 1st April 2009, Ascent Technology’s latest internship programme began, with a further five new interns brought on board. The programme is a Microsoft – focused one, which will see these students trained to be database administrators, under the watchful eye of Ascent’s Abdulla Peck.