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Veritas Research Shows Digital Hoarding Behaviour is Pervasive, with Employees Willing to Give up Almost Anything but Their Data

Veritas Research Shows Digital Hoarding Behaviour is Pervasive, with Employees Willing to Give up Almost Anything but Their Data

Veritas research reveals that 82 percent of IT decision makers admit to being digital hoarders which pose serious financial, security and data management risks to organizations.

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Post: October 23, 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: October 18, 2016 by Q Associates

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Create a Flexible IT Environment with the Public Cloud

Create a Flexible IT Environment with the Public Cloud

Developing new applications in the cloud may require learning to new tools and processes, while moving existing applications often requires recoding for the cloud service provider’s platform—a costly and time-consuming process.

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Post: September 14, 2016 by Q Associates

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What is the Data Fabric?

What is the Data Fabric?

Hybrid and multi-cloud deployment models are becoming the new normal for enterprise IT organisations. With these mixed environments, new challenges around data management emerge.

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Post: September 14, 2016 by Q Associates

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Q Achieve ISO 27001:2013 Certification

Q Achieve ISO 27001:2013 Certification

Q Associates is delighted to have achieved certification to ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management System (ISMS). This certification provides more clarity and assurance for customers evaluating the breadth and strength of our security practices.

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Post: September 8, 2016 by Q Associates Marketing

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Topics: Awards, Blog, News, Security
The rise of Cisco's UCS

The rise of Cisco’s UCS

Mention Cisco and most people immediately think of all things network, which is understandable as they are still market leaders in that space. However how many would naturally say that they’re a company which provides stateless computer servers? Probably not the same number that reflects the facts.

By 2015, IDC stated that Cisco, with its UCS [...]

Post: August 20, 2016 by Q Associates

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Topics: Blog, Servers
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, Security

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Q Achieve ISO 27001:2013 Certification

Q Achieve ISO 27001:2013 Certification

Q Associates is delighted to have achieved certification to ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management System (ISMS). This certification provides more clarity and assurance for customers evaluating the breadth and strength of our security practices.

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Post: September 8, 2016 by Q Associates Marketing

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Topics: Awards, Blog, News, Security
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, Security
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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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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Come & Visit Us at UCISA IG15!

Come & Visit Us at UCISA IG15!

Visit us on Stand 53 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: August 19, 2015 by Q Associates

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