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).