Q Associates wins NetApp Star Solution Provider Partner of the Year

February 9, 2021

Q Associates is delighted to announce that we have been named NetApp Star Solution Provider of the Year at the NetApp UK&I Partner Awards, December 2020.

Held annually, the (virtual) NetApp UK&I Partner Awards recognises the outstanding contribution and support provided to NetApp and its customers throughout the year.  Nominations for the awards are provided by the UK&I NetApp community and winners are chosen based on performance and out-standing achievements.

Q Associates won NetApp Star Solution Provider of the Year and FlexPod Partner of the Year, in recognition for our high and consistent levels of NetApp expertise, competencies and delivery across the UK and Europe.

As a Star Partner, working closely with NetApp for over 15 years,
Q Associates has achieved a number of certifications for implementation, professional services and support services, as well as technical specialisations in Flexpod and Hybrid Cloud. This latest award strengthens our commitment to providing truly innovative solutions and outstanding levels of services to our customers.

“We are excited to be awarded NetApp Star Solution Provider Partner of the year” said Q Associates Director, Andrew Griffiths.  “This award reflects our strong partnership with NetApp and our continued focus to providing our customers with specialist knowledge and industry-leading technologies to meet the changing demands of the modern digital era”.

This new Star Solution Provider Partner award follows multiple NetApp awards for Q Associates in recent years, having been NetApp EMEA HCI Partner of the Year, EMEA Innovation Partner of the Year and EMEA Flexpod Partner of the Year.

“Q Associates’ continued investment to develop their NetApp practice and deliver results is exemplary. NetApp are excited to continue our partnership together and to empower our customers to change the world with data.”

Kristian Kerr, Vice President, EMEA Partner Organisation, NetApp

NetApp is recognised as one of the industry’s leading providers of data management and hybrid cloud technologies. In partnership with NetApp,
Q Associates designs, delivers and supports NetApp systems for customers across all major industry sectors. Q Associates’ technical specialists are accredited by NetApp to the highest levels and our 24×7 support centre monitors several-hundred NetApp systems for Q Associates clients through our SSC and NetApp Active Support services.

We’d love an opportunity to discuss how Q Associates and NetApp can assist with your specific requirements, contact us at: netapp@qassociates.co.uk

Explore the NetApp product portfolio, find out more about our 24×7 NetApp support centre and book a free data solutions presentation with our specialists. 

Discover what FlexPod can do for your organisation – and read the whitepaper on How FlexPod Drives Data Centre Modernisation.

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