Monthly Archives: June 2016

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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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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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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University Challenge: Cyber Attacks in Higher Education

Today, data is widely regarded as one of the most valuable assets any organisation can have. Most understand the importance of protecting it against unauthorised access from both competitors & the general public.

Despite this, over the past few years we have seen a number of high profile data breaches.

We explore one of the biggest threats to Higher Education today & how to stay protected…

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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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