Monthly Archives: March 2016

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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Choosing the right cloud for you

The thing we love most about the Cloud is that it’s one of the few technology advancements that lived up to the marketing hype. There was at one stage a cynical view that it was just another industry fad but the fact is, Cloud is delivering.

The question we’re often asked is ‘What type of […]

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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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IT Support Contracts, you’re probably paying too much…

Annual support contracts represent a significant cost for IT managers in all industry sectors. While costings for new IT procurements are typically examined in great detail, repeat contracts for hardware and software support can often be renewed without scrutiny.

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