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Because only modern leaders embracing data fabric thrive in the digital era.

In the digital era, data is the lifeblood of an organisation, with industry leaders intent on distilling its value to derive competitive advantage and continuous improvement.

But data is complicated. While your organisation is likely to have a lot of structured data in nice systems where it’s simple to run the reports you need, it’s also likely to have a lot of unstructured data lying here, there and everywhere.

And with the volume of data increasing every minute, it means that managing data is becoming a logistical nightmare.

Unlocking its value to leverage the power of data to thrive in the digital era is reliant on the agility that can only be achieved through a modern data fabric.

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Create a data-centric organisation through data fabric

“Data Fabric simplifies and integrates data management across cloud and on-premises to accelerate digital transformation. It delivers consistent and integrated hybrid cloud data services for data visibility and insights, data access and control and data protection and security.”



Taking a holistic, secure and efficient approach to managing data, a data fabric sets you up to survive and thrive in the digital era. By modernising your IT and creating a hybrid multi-cloud experience, your infrastructure becomes an enabler. Allowing the business to:

Discover: understand the state of your data, applications, systems and services.
Integrate: stitch everything together to gain control over your data estate.
Automate: define your rules so the fabric takes care of itself for minimal maintenance.
Optimise: monitor the state of your fabric and react quickly to market changes.
Protect: backup and restore your data.
Secure: simplify the process of compliance while preserving integrity and controlling access.

Recognised by Gartner as an industry leader in primary storage, NetApp has created a powerful portfolio that enables organisations to create a strong data fabric. And while NetApp provides the technology innovation, our team is perfectly positioned to take your hand, share our 30 years’ experience and enable the data-centric organisation you need to become to meet the changing demands of the modern digital era.

Written in the stars

For over 15 years we have committed and invested in NetApp technologies to the benefit of our clients across the UK and Europe. Our team is qualified to the highest level for implementation, professional services and support, as well as technical specialisations in Flexpod and Hybrid Cloud.

In recognition of our dedication, NetApp recently awarded us ‘Star’ partner status.

Discover more about what it means to be a ‘Star’…

”Q Associates are a long established and highly valued NetApp UK Partner who have achieved the highest partnership level of NetApp Star Partner.”

Kristian Keir, Vice President EMEA, NetApp

In partnership we achieve more

Working alongside NetApp we deliver IT infrastructures that support a broad range of business critical and high-performance workloads. Our 24×7 support centre monitors over 600 NetApp systems for our clients through our SSC and NetApp Active Support services:

High Performance

Q Associates are familiar with our storage and back-up environment, have unrivalled technology know-how and an impressive grasp of the commercial considerations involved.
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University of Bedfordshire

Easy to Scale

One of the attractions of the system is that it is very easy to scale our storage requirements. It’s a simple process, and we can add more storage as we need it.
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Diamond Light Source

Multiple Vendors

We now have an infrastructure in place that’s designed to handle the data-intensive scale-out workloads that are critical to digital transformation.
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Embed data in your company’s DNA

In the digital era you can’t afford to ignore the importance of data. Talk to us about how Q Associates, in partnership with NetApp, can build the data fabric that enables your business to survive and thrive.

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