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Visit Q at UCISA IG16

Visit Q at UCISA IG16

Visit Q Associates at UCISA IG16 taking place on 29th and 30th September at the Queens Hotel, Leeds. Titled Software Defined. So what? This year’s programme aims to help delegates understand both the benefits and challenges of integrating Software Defined technologies.

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Post: August 17, 2016 by Q Associates Marketing

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Q Awarded Cyber Essentials Certification

Q Awarded Cyber Essentials Certification

Q Associates have successfully achieved certification to the Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme, a key deliverable of the UK’s National Security Programme. The UK Government and industry-backed scheme helps organisations to protect themselves against cyber-attacks by covering essential cyber security precautions.

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Post: August 9, 2016 by Q Associates Marketing

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Topics: Awards, Blog, News
Is data security really a threat in the cloud?

Is data security really a threat in the cloud?

It feels like every week there’s a new scandal hitting the headlines about security breaches and lost data. Yes, data breaches have huge implications for your company, and yet the ICO reports that every quarter, UK organisations experience 560 data breaches!

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Post: August 9, 2016 by Q Associates

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Designing the Next Generation Data Centre

Designing the Next Generation Data Centre

Gartner recently revealed that IT currently faces an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 10% in server workloads; 20% in power demands; 35% in network bandwidth; and an astonishing 50% AAGR in storage.

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Post: August 9, 2016 by Q Associates

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What does Brexit mean for EUGDPR?

What does Brexit mean for EUGDPR?

The last couple of months have been turbulent for the UK and as the dust settles regarding the landmark decision to leave the European Union those of us involved in the world of regulation are being asked what it means for EU GDPR?

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Post: August 9, 2016 by Q Associates

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Q Associates secures a place on G-Cloud 8

Q Associates secures a place on G-Cloud 8

UK-based IT infrastructure specialist Q Associates has been awarded a place on the G-Cloud 7 framework. Q Associates now offer an enhanced range of specialist cloud-based infrastructure and storage services to enable our Government Clients to Beat Austerity.

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Post: August 8, 2016 by Q Associates

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Is data protection a challenge for your organisation?

Is data protection a challenge for your organisation?

For many organisations, adhering to The Data Protection Act, is a real challenge. According to the 2015 Information Security Breaches Survey, 90% of large organisations had a security breach, costing up to £3.14m!

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Post: June 28, 2016 by Q Associates

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Hybrid Cloud: Moving from concept to reality

Hybrid Cloud: Moving from concept to reality

There’s little doubt that enterprise IT organisations view hybrid cloud as the optimal environment for the future. For example, the market research firm IDC predicts that more than 65% of them will commit to hybrid cloud before 2016.

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Post: June 28, 2016 by Q Associates

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Visit Q at UCISA IG16

Visit Q at UCISA IG16

Visit Q Associates at UCISA IG16 taking place on 29th and 30th September at the Queens Hotel, Leeds. Titled Software Defined. So what? This year’s programme aims to help delegates understand both the benefits and challenges of integrating Software Defined technologies.

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Post: August 17, 2016 by Q Associates Marketing

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Q Awarded Cyber Essentials Certification

Q Awarded Cyber Essentials Certification

Q Associates have successfully achieved certification to the Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme, a key deliverable of the UK’s National Security Programme. The UK Government and industry-backed scheme helps organisations to protect themselves against cyber-attacks by covering essential cyber security precautions.

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Post: August 9, 2016 by Q Associates Marketing

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Topics: Awards, Blog, News
Q Associates secures a place on G-Cloud 8

Q Associates secures a place on G-Cloud 8

UK-based IT infrastructure specialist Q Associates has been awarded a place on the G-Cloud 7 framework. Q Associates now offer an enhanced range of specialist cloud-based infrastructure and storage services to enable our Government Clients to Beat Austerity.

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Post: August 8, 2016 by Q Associates

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Q Associates scoops two top awards at the 2016 Storage Awards

Q Associates scoops two top awards at the 2016 Storage Awards

Q Associates enjoyed a highly successful evening at the UK Storage Awards 2016, held at The Grand Connaught Rooms, Covent Garden, scooping two of the top awards and being named Storage Services Company of the Year and Corporate Storage Provider of the Year 2016.

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Post: June 20, 2016 by Q Associates Marketing

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Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go?

Probably one of the most memorable lines from any song that I remember while growing up in the UK. I was extremely fortunate to have been able to moderate a dinner the other week with colleagues from NetApp, IBM and the RT Hn Lord David Blunkett, probably one of the most well known politicians of our era and a former Home Secretary.

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Post: June 7, 2016 by Q Associates

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Topics: Blog, NetApp, News
IT Transformation Roadshow

IT Transformation Roadshow

Q Associates invites you to join us on our IT Transformation Roadshow, stopping off in Cambridge, London and Bristol between 29th June & 13th July 2016. We will be joined by a selection of our key technology partners who will explore a range of significant and exciting developments in the IT industry. To secure your place at one of our venues, please click to register.

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Post: May 26, 2016 by Q Associates

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NetApp announce SolidFire acquisition

NetApp announce SolidFire acquisition

It’s no secret that NetApp’s journey to buy SolidFire has been a turbulent one. Despite initial rumours beginning late last year the acquisition wasn’t officially announced until early February. Now that the transaction excitement has died down, we take a look at what it really means for the industry and both current & future customers.

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Post: March 8, 2016 by Q Associates

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EUDPR 2016 Update

EUDPR 2016 Update

 

As of December 2015, an agreement was reached between the European Parliament and the council, following more than 90% of Europeans stating that they want the same data protection rights across the UK. Regardless of where data is processed, this will soon be a reality as the reform package will put an end to the [...]

Post: January 13, 2016 by Q Associates

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Events

Visit Q at UCISA IG16

Visit Q at UCISA IG16

Visit Q Associates at UCISA IG16 taking place on 29th and 30th September at the Queens Hotel, Leeds. Titled Software Defined. So what? This year’s programme aims to help delegates understand both the benefits and challenges of integrating Software Defined technologies.

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Post: August 17, 2016 by Q Associates Marketing

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Q Associates TechTalk

Q Associates TechTalk

Q Associates is pleased to invite you to attend TechTalk. A series of informative, informal and technical meetups for IT managers and decision makers in the London area. This month's TechTalk meetup will be held on Wednesday 20th July with presentation and discussion surrounding 'The Object Storage Revolution' with co-sponsors, Cloudian.

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Post: June 22, 2016 by Q Associates

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IT Transformation Roadshow

IT Transformation Roadshow

Q Associates invites you to join us on our IT Transformation Roadshow, stopping off in Cambridge, London and Bristol between 29th June & 13th July 2016. We will be joined by a selection of our key technology partners who will explore a range of significant and exciting developments in the IT industry. To secure your place at one of our venues, please click to register.

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Post: May 26, 2016 by Q Associates

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Visit Q at UCISA16- Manchester, 16-18th March

Visit Q at UCISA16- Manchester, 16-18th March

Q Associates are proud to be Silver Sponsors of this year’s UCISA conference. With many valued customers across the UCISA community, we will be delighted to welcome you to our stand (No. 68). Our team will be on-hand to to discuss your strategic IT priorities and understand the benefits of recent advances in underlying technologies and IT service delivery - from the Datacentre to the Cloud.

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Post: March 7, 2016 by Q Associates

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Topics: Blog, Events
Visit Us at GOV ICT 2016

Visit Us at GOV ICT 2016

Visit us at GOV ICT 2016 In January and discuss the major opportunity for the public sector to transform public services, increase efficiency and meet reduced budgets through IT and digital technology innovation.

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Post: December 2, 2015 by Q Associates

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Blue Light Innovation 2015

Blue Light Innovation 2015

We will be exhibiting at Blue Light Innovation 2015. Join us to discuss our specialist technical services that are designed to optimise the delivery of core IT services through improved performance and reduced budgetary pressure.

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Post: October 15, 2015 by Q Associates

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Come and visit us at IP Expo 2015

Come and visit us at IP Expo 2015

Q Associates will be again exhibiting at IP Expo Europe as it returns to ExCeL (London) on 7th-8th October 2015.

IP Expo is Europe’s leading IT event, fitting six events — from cloud and infrastructure to unified communications — under one roof.

This year it’s bigger than ever, with six zones, covering:

Cloud & infrastructure Cyber Security Data Centre Data Analysis DevOps Unified [...]

Post: September 16, 2015 by Q Associates

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Come & Visit us at GOV ICT 2015

Come & Visit us at GOV ICT 2015

Visit us on stand 28 and discuss the major opportunity for the public sector to transform public services, increase efficiency and meet reduced budgets through IT and digital technology innovation.

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Post: September 7, 2015 by Q Associates

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