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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 will end. 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 will end. 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,...

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 it’s 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...

NEWSFLASHES

Advanced Azure Data Platform Workload online Workshops

Microsoft and Ascent Technology invite you to a deep-dive, interactive exploration of how to migrate apps & databases to Azure. We are hosting one-day online workshops covering everything from whiteboarding migration strategies to hands-on experiences with data...

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...

Microsoft Boot Camp 2015

Microsoft 2015 Technical Boot Camps

01 May 2015
We are thrilled to announce the Microsoft 2015 Technical Boot Camps. This technical event will provide Microsoft customers with technical learning, insight and networking opportunities.

Ascent Technology is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of this event that will provide technical training for Microsoft Partners and Customers, and we look forward to seeing you there.

Naturally, we will also be available afterwards and look forward to continuing the discussion around the covered subjects with you, as well as answering any other questions you may have.

The Microsoft Boot Camps are the premier education and networking events and are for anybody interested in learning, connecting, and exploring a broad set of current and new Microsoft technologies, platforms and services.

Cloud & Enterprise Boot Camp: Cape Town

Due to demand, this year’s Boot Camps will also be run in Cape Town.

The boot camp will comprise of two tracks, namely the Modern Datacenter track covering a wave of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and Azure technologies, to help enterprises progress toward the benefits of Systems Management, Virtualization and Cloud Computing in The Modern Datacenter.

The second track, Data Platforms, will cover a wave of data insight technologies encompassing of core SQL 2014 capabilities, the Analytics Platform System, and cloud technologies including Azure and Power BI, to help enterprises progress toward the benefits of Business Analytics, The Modern Data Warehouse, Big Data and Hybrid Cloud.
 

Date: Tuesday 12 – Wednesday 13 May 2015
Venue: Crystal Towers Hotel, Century City
Cost: R4 150.00 excl VAT
Delegate Registration Fee Package
Data Platform Boot Camp: Johannesburg

The boot camp will cover a wave of Data insight technologies encompassing of core SQL 2014 capabilities, the Analytics Platform System and cloud technologies including Azure and Power BI, to help enterprises progress toward the benefits of Business Analytics, The Modern Data Warehouse, Big Data and Hybrid Cloud.

The boot camps will not only cover product updates but also provide opportunities for Hands On Labs experience with various solutions.
 

Date: Tuesday 26 – Wednesday 27 May 2015
Venue: Riverstone Lodge, Muldersdrift
Cost: R4 150.00 excl VAT
Delegate Registration Fee
Includes conference materials and
one nights shared accommodation
Modern Datacenter Boot Camp: Johannesburg

This boot camp will cover a wave of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and Azure technologies, to help enterprises progress toward the benefits of Systems Management, Virtualization and Cloud Computing in The Modern Datacenter.

The boot camps will not only cover product updates but also provide opportunities for Hands On Labs experience with various solutions.
 

Date: Thursday 28 – Friday 29 May 2015
Venue: Riverstone Lodge, Muldersdrift
Cost: R4 150.00 excl VAT
Delegate Registration Fee
Includes conference materials and
one nights shared accommodation