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Ascent Technology helps Bidfood SA migrate to Microsoft Azure

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...

Ascent helps migrate Compatible Automotive to Azure

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...

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Prepare for SQL Server 2012 End of Support

Prepare for SQL Server 2012 End of Support

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....

Prepare for Windows Server 2012 End of Support

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...

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...

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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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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...

Introducing SQL Server 2022

Introducing SQL Server 2022

16 Nov 2022
SQL Server 2022 is the most Azure-enabled release yet, with continued performance, security, and availability innovation.

SQL Server, enabled by Azure Arc, extends Azure services on-premises, and manages your SQL Server estate from the Azure portal for a more unified and streamlined management experience. Monitor the health of your SQL Servers with SQL assessment – available at no additional cost – and bring enhanced security capabilities through Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

 

What you’ll love about SQL Server 2022
1. Business continuity through Azure

Ensure uptime with fully-managed disaster recovery in the cloud through the link feature in Azure SQL Managed Instance. Continuously replicate data to and from the cloud.

2. Seamless analytics over on-prem operational data

Drive insights in near real time by breaking the wall between operational and analytical stores, enabling you to analyse all your data using both Spark and SQL runtimes in the cloud with Azure Synapse Link.

3. Visibility over your entire data estate

Manage and govern your entire data estate to overcome data siloes through SQL Server integration with Azure Purview.

4. The most secure database over the last 10 years

Achieve your security and compliance goals using the database rated as least vulnerable over the last ten years. Use an immutable ledger to protect data from tampering.

5. Industry-leading performance and availability

Take advantage of performance and availability improvements for faster queries and to ensure business continuity. Accelerate query performance and tuning with no code changes required. Keep multi-write environments running smoothly when you have users across multiple locations.

 

Download the SQL Server 2019 trialGet started with SQL Server 2022

Install SQL Server 2022 on Windows, Linux, and containers.

> Introducing SQL Server 2022
SQL Server 2022 technical documentation

How do I engage with Ascent?

We encourage you to Contact Us, and we will assist you on your journey to discover the value that Microsoft SQL Server 2019 can add to your organisation.

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> Migrate your SQL Server(s) to Azure with Ascent Technology

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