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CLIENT CASE STUDIES

DB Administration, Security and Compliance for First Distribution

DB Administration, Security and Compliance for First Distribution

First Distribution’s Database Administration, Security and Compliance needs lead it to trusted advisor, Ascent Technology. For any large organisation, Database Administration (DBA) is a vital part of maintaining their Data Platform Operations effectively. As it has...

Ascent Technology helps Bidfood SA migrate to Microsoft Azure

When Bidfood SA chose to modernise and migrate its data platform to Microsoft Azure, it turned to Ascent Technology for help. In a world that is digitally transforming, it is more vital than ever to an organisation’s success to utilise the latest platforms to drive...

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...

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Database System Health Check Service from Ascent Technology

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...

Database Security and Compliance with DB Shield

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...

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...

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

Microsoft Data and Analytics Partner of the Year Finalist

Microsoft Data and Analytics Partner of the Year Finalist

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...

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Ascent Technology’s clients benefit from Data Platform Modernisation

Ascent Technology’s clients benefit from Data Platform Modernisation

Facing platform ‘end of life’ issues together with increasing pressures to digitise processes, increase profitability and innovate on product and service, organisations are finding Data Platform Modernisation projects can deliver significant value by enabling IT cost...

FROM THE DESK OF THE MD

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

From the Desk of the MD – January 2019

The start of another year inevitably brings with it the promise of change, and in wishing all our clients a happy New Year, we would like to suggest that 2019 is going to be a year of considerable and exciting change. After all, not only do we have what are sure to be...

Clients benefit from Database Administration Outsourcing

Ascent Technology’s clients benefit from Database Administration Outsourcing

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Ascent Technology’s proven database services model enables clients to Co/Outsource the daily maintenance, management and support of their database environments on a 24/7 basis.

The active monitoring, preventative maintenance and management ensures optimal performance. This can include application specific tasks and/or database batch jobs. Proposed on a fixed monthly cost, this service is implemented on a remote and on-site basis to ensure a reliable, robust and optimally performing database environment.

Ascent Technology fosters a heterogeneous database technology strategy. Our specialised database skills enable us to service and support complex mixed technology environments – including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, PostgreSQL, EnterpriseDB and Amazon RDS.

 

 

Examples of such engagements can be seen here:

First Distribution

First Distribution’s Database Administration, Security and Compliance needs lead it to trusted advisor, Ascent Technology.

“Their active Database Management and Maintenance ensures continuous optimal performance and is implemented on a remote and on-site basis to ensure a reliable, robust and optimally performing Data Platform Environment.”

First Distribution Case Study

Tracker

Tracker Outsources Microsoft and Oracle Database Management and Consulting to Specialist Database Infrastructure Company Ascent Technology.

“Everything we do occurs in real time, meaning we simply cannot countenance any form of delay. For example, just a one minute delay in data delivery during peak times could impact up to 70 000 positions, indicating just how vital it is for Tracker to ensure maximum uptime and performance of its database environment.” – Technical Director at Tracker

Tracker Case Study

Insure Group Managers

Longstanding partnership delivers value across a wide range of Managed Database and BI, Consulting and Support Services.

“We initially acquired Ascent Technology’s services to manage our Oracle database environment, which is core to our finance system, managing as it does both premium finance and broker acquisition finance. This is obviously one of their core competencies and Ascent has provided us with the required skills and experience needed to manage the Oracle database environment for around 20 years now.”

Insure Group Managers Case Study

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