Category Archives: Blog

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: February 2, 2017 by Q Associates

Q Associates TechTalk February

 

You’re invited to attend Q Associates TechTalk. A series of informative, informal and technical meetups for IT managers and decision makers in the London area. Our next TechTalk meeting will be held on Wednesday 15th February. Our specialist guest speaker from VMware will provide an introduction to VMware Cloud Services, now available to VMware customers [...]

Post: January 31, 2017 by Q Associates


Topics: Blog, Events

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

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

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

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


Topics: Awards, Blog, News, Security

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


Topics: Blog, Servers

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


Topics: Awards, Blog, News, Security

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

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