Harness the Power SQL Server 2016

Upgrade to SQL Server 2016 with Ascent Technology


Gain real-time insights across your transactional and analytical data with SQL Server 2016 – a secure, scalable database platform that has everything built in, from advanced analytics to unparalleled in-memory performance – the first database that is born in the cloud, setting a new standard for the pace of innovation.

Five reasons why you will Love everything built into SQL Server 2016
1. Industry-leading OLTP

Build mission-critical applications for online transaction processing (OLTP) with breakthrough scalability, in-memory performance, and high availability.

2. Least vulnerable database

Protect data at rest and in motion with new Always Encrypted. SQL Server with is the least vulnerable database for six years running in the NIST vulnerabilities database.

3. End-to-end mobile BI

Transform data into actionable insights. Deliver insights on any device—online or offline—at one-fifth the cost of other business intelligence (BI) solutions.

4. In-database advanced analytics

Analyze operational data using R Services, in real time and at scale, directly within SQL Server database—without moving the data for analysis.

5. From on-premises to cloud

Whether data is in your datacenter, private cloud, or Microsoft Azure, get a consistent experience across server and database as a service.

SQL Sever 2005 Support EndsUpgrade to SQL Server 2016

Evaluate SQL Server 2016 with the SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Database Trials

Download the SQL Server 2016 trial
Get a Microsoft Azure SQL Database trial

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 2016 can add to your organisation.

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Microsoft Software Assurance SQL Server Deployment Planning Services
Governance and Security in the Azure Cloud for South Africa

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