Category Archives: News

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

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

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

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

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

Topics: Blog, NetApp, News

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

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

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

Q Launches New Database Services

Q Associates provide a range of specialist IT services and have recently launched a new Database Services portfolio offering an Agile Managed Services model for NoSQL and Relational technologies. With access to some of the UK’s most talented database consultants we can provide industry leading experts available for either ad-hoc short term projects or longer [...]

Post: January 13, 2016 by Q Associates

Q Listed as Top 10 Supplier of IT to the HE Sector

Q Associates have been recognised as a top 10 supplier in the CRN report on IT procurement within UK universities. A rundown of the top universities by IT spend reveals that Q Associates is ranked 10th of the top 100 suppliers and is also a “Top 5” supplier to 5 of the universities listed.

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Post: December 2, 2015 by Q Associates

Topics: Awards, Blog, News