Improve efficiency with new solutions
The Microsoft stack of technologies and frameworks is a powerhouse of offerings that help organisations run smoothly every day.
Modern Workplace and Security
Microsoft know that the modern workplace is fast and complex and requires ever more innovative solutions that help create seamless workflows and maximise efficiency.
With innovative office applications, intelligent cloud services, and world-class security Microsoft provides organisations of every size and in every industry with the tools to gain a competitive advantage.
“Microsoft 365 helps create a secure modern workplace”
Collaboration and Content
Microsoft file storage and sharing products are designed to help you store, access, co-author and update files from anywhere, plus easily share files inside and outside your organisation.
Microsoft Teams is a cloud-based platform combining chat, video meetings, file storage and more which can be accessed via the desktop or mobile application, allowing businesses to interact seamlessly with each other wherever they are.
Incorporating the classic Microsoft tools such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint – and the newer tools such as Microsoft SharePoint and Power BI – Microsoft Teams is always up-to-date and the scalability means that it’s easy to add users as your business grows.
Cloud Productivity Solutions from Microsoft help organisations move to the cloud and support digital transformation by improving how employees communicate, collaborate and produce with agility.
With expertise in designing, implementing and managing cloud solutions, Q Associates can help you map your path to a digital future.
Enterprise Mobility Management
Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) is an intelligent mobility management and security platform. It helps protect and secure your organisation and empowers your employees to work in new and flexible ways.
Microsoft is a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools
Windows and Devices
From video chats to major work milestones, rely on a device that helps you handle it all.
With the shift to remote work and the need to build resilience for the future, there is an increase in demand for security, compliance and identity solutions. The key is Microsoft 365 security tools – integrated and intelligent components that include Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise mobility
& security – enabling organisations to strengthen authentication, employ conditional access, better protect data and automate threat protection, all while streamlining security management.
Modernising Applications and Infrastructure with the hybrid cloud
Only with a robust, secure and stable foundation can a business truly transform. Microsoft have helped organisations to boost productivity, improve business experience, and reduce costs by taking advantage of powerful and flexible hybrid-cloud architecture.
As a result, organisations are able to recoup time previously spent managing servers and hardware, and focus their efforts on supporting business-critical challenges and key opportunities.
Microsoft Azure is an open and flexible cloud computing platform providing organisations with the freedom to build, manage and deploy applications and services anywhere. It provides Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) that can be used for analytics, virtual computing, storage, networking and much more.
Use your preferred languages, frameworks and infrastructure – even your own data centre and other clouds – to solve challenges whether large and small. Azure is affordable with pricing and capabilities that make it one of the best public cloud offerings on the market.
With help from Azure, you have everything you need to build your next great solution.
Windows Server 2019 helps you grow your business – and extend operations to the cloud – from a position of strength. It maximises your existing investments and builds on Windows Server security, app innovation and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure capabilities to help you bridge your on-premises investments to the cloud.
Data and AI (Artificial Intelligence)
Using the power of advanced analytics, machine learning and AI, you can derive insights to help optimise operations and deliver value to your organisation.
Trust an industry leader
Gartner recognises Microsoft as a Leader for the 10th consecutive year in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligent Platforms.
Harnessing big-data and analytics on-premises, in the cloud and in hybrid environments.
Microsoft data platform solutions release the potential hidden in your data with AI so you gain a deep knowledge of your customers and business like never before. Only Microsoft brings machine learning to database engines and to the edge, for faster prediction and better security.
SQL Portfolio – whether your data is structured or unstructured, query and analyse it using the data platform with industry-leading performance and security.
Go from data to insight to action with Power BI.
Turn data into opportunity with Microsoft Power BI, a powerful business analytics solution that enables organisations to gather, store, then extract intelligence from business data.
Watch the video where we explore how Microsoft Power BI and data analytics lets you turn your unrelated sources of data into coherent, visually immersive and interactive insights across your organisation.
Create a data-driven culture and make decisions based on facts with business intelligence for all.
Transform with Microsoft 365
Delivering industry-leading productivity like Exchange Online,
Sharepoint Online, Teams and One Drive for Business, along with intelligent
cloud services and world-class security.
Migrating to Microsoft 365 from an on-premise IT environment signifies a significant step for any organisation. Taking your business to the cloud introduces an array of tools and product updates whilst paving the way for new workflows and routines. Most of all, it allows you to re-think productivity.
However transitioning from your current system to Microsoft 365 can be challenging. Without proper planning you risk downtime and data loss during the move – bringing your business to a standstill.
Expert guidance and support for your Microsoft 365 migration
Q Associates are a Microsoft Gold Partner, working with clients to migrate suitable workloads and data, utilising the world’s leading public and private cloud services.
Our 365 migration services include access to a team of specialists who address your specific challenges, providing a full range of end-to-end solutions from assessment and planning to designing and executing a migration to Microsoft 365 and leveraging all it has to offer.
Discovering where the cloud could take your business begins with establishing your current position…
A Cloud Readiness Assessment is designed to analyse your compute, storage and networking resources. Providing valuable insights into your environment, the personalised assessment can match potential requirements to available cloud resources and suggest next steps for your cloud adoption strategy.
• Accurate infrastructure auditing
• Recommendations and road map
• Transparent costs
• Easy-to-read reports
Wherever you are on your cloud journey, Q Associates brings independent specialist knowledge and experience in delivering public, private and hybrid cloud environments.
Flexible licensing model across all three Microsoft Clouds
As part of Microsoft’s Cloud Solutions Provider programme (CSP), Q Associates’ customers benefit from a simplified approach and greater flexibility in how they purchase software licences in a way that’s easy to understand, that directly improves licensing asset management and with predictable costs.
This modern approach to licensing allows organisations to scale up or down daily depending on need and demand. As your CSP partner, Q Associates will ensure you get the most out of your Microsoft licensing models – and only pay for what you use.
We understand Microsoft
Q Associates is a leading independent UK IT solutions and services provider, plus a Microsoft Gold Partner across multiple competencies, including Data Centre, Data Analytics, Collaboration and Content, Windows and Devices and Communications.
Demonstrating a best-in-class ability and commitment to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs, Q Associates’ Microsoft Azure cloud, Modern Workplace, Business Applications, and Data Analytics knowledge ensures continued relevance and value to its clients across all sectors as they increasingly rely on Microsoft technologies to deliver critical workloads and collaboration.
“By achieving a Gold competency, partners have demonstrated the highest, most consistent capability and commitment to the latest Microsoft technology,” said Gavriella Schuster, Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner (OCP) at Microsoft Corp. “These partners have a deep expertise that puts them in the top of our partner ecosystem, and their proficiency will help customers drive innovative solutions.”
Q’s competencies are:
Gold – Application Integration
Gold – Data Analytics
Gold – Project and Portfolio Management
Gold – Application Development
Gold – Windows and Devices
Gold – Communications
Gold – Collaboration and Content
Gold – Data Platform
Gold – Datacentre
Solutions to strengthen your resilience
Microsoft’s end-to-end, integrated portfolio of cloud solutions can build resilience across your organisation.