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Archive for 2015

Cardwave blog: sharing industry and market news, product reviews and launches, opinions, case studies/testimonials, and posts on our community interest and support.

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Cardwave supporting local Christmas Concert to raise funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

14th December 2015

Cardwave is delighted to support the Christmas concert at St John's Church on the 19th December in Devizes, The Invitation Theatre Company, ...

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How 3D NAND Can Continue Gigabytes Scaling, Enhance Applications

14th December 2015

Because 2D NAND’s ability to shrink is reaching its limits, the NAND industry has been working for a few years on 3D, ...

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Christmas Clearance Sale

4th December 2015

Grab a bargain and get some of your stocking fillers sorted in our Christmas Clearance Sale. We have 4GB USBs and 4GB and ...

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Hope Nature Centre and Lymphoma Association to benefit from Cardwave’s December charity donation

2nd December 2015

Cardwave’s £100 donation this month will be split between the Hope Nature Centre and the Lymphoma Association. The charities were chosen by ...

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Picture This: How to Select the Right Photography Memory Card

27th November 2015

Learn about the capabilities you should take into account when shopping for your next memory card By:Tom Ando, general manager for Canon Inc. ...

A Guide to Flash Memory

11th November 2015

Imagine if every morning, when you woke up, you had forgotten everything. Your brain had switched off whilst you were asleep and ...

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Job Vacancy – Customer Service Account Manager

9th November 2015

Cardwave is offering an exciting new opportunity to join its team as a Customer Service Account Manager. You will foster the relationship ...

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Alzheimer’s Research UK to benefit from Cardwave’s November charity donation

6th November 2015

Alzheimer’s Research UK will benefit this month from Cardwave’s £100 donation. The charity was chosen by Louise Thicker, one of our Production ...

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The Next Frontier: New Applications for SD Memory Cards

2nd November 2015

By: Janice Chiu, a board member of the SD Association and the Director of Expandable Storage Team at Silicon Motion Inc. SD memory ...

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Small but Mighty, the microSD™ Card Celebrates its 10-year Anniversary

12th October 2015

With capacity that has increased 6,000 times in 10 years, packed into a device the size of a finger nail, microSD cards ...

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Cardwave extends support of the Wildcats

7th October 2015

Cardwave are pleased to announce an extension of its support for the Swindon Wildcats Ice Hockey Club by sponsoring the coach travel ...

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The British Heart Foundation to benefit from Cardwave’s October charity donation

2nd October 2015

The British Heart Foundation will benefit this month from Cardwave’s £100 charity donation.   October’s choice was made by Emma Charlton, our Marketing ...

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Education Newsletter September 2015

16th September 2015

It’s getting ever closer to the end of 2015, and with the new academic year beginning, this means that there is only ...

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Wiltshire Air Ambulance to benefit from Cardwave’s September charity donation

14th September 2015

Wiltshire Air Ambulance will benefit this month from Cardwave’s £100 charity donation. September’s choice was made by Mark Danek, Technical Manager who ...

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South West Expo 2015

9th September 2015

Come and see us on Stand 57 at South West Expo on the 24th September at STEAM in Swindon, where we will ...

There’s Summit about Flash – 3D is the Future

2nd September 2015

A few weeks ago, I returned from the US having spent a very informative week at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa ...


The New EU Data Protection Regulations: An Update

27th August 2015

A few months back, we took a look at the new regulations proposed for the EU to protect data. It’s getting ever-closer ...

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National Coastwatch Institute to benefit from Cardwave’s August charity donation

21st August 2015

Cardwave’s charity donation for August has been chosen by our Logistics Supervisor who has chosen to give his £100 donation to the ...

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Why SD Memory Cards Drive Reliable Storage in Automotive Applications

10th August 2015

When choosing a SD memory card for automotive applications, it is necessary to select the appropriate product. Cards need to pass tests ...

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Paul Norbury attends Flash Memory Summit 2015

10th August 2015

This week, Cardwave CEO Paul Norbury will be attending the Flash Memory Summit 2015 – the tenth annual summit in Santa Clara, ...

Data Security At University Guide

10th August 2015

Here at Cardwave we've made a guide for students about data security and computer use whilst studying at university; take a look ...

CEO Paul Norbury becomes Non-Executive Director for Swindon Wildcats

7th August 2015

Cardwave is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer Paul Norbury – joined by James Phipps of Excalibur – is to become ...

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Data Breaches – Cardwave Report

29th July 2015

Cardwave looks at the worrying statistics concerning data breaches, collected in 2014. To see the full size infographic please click here.    

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Willow Foundation benefits from July charity donation

15th July 2015

Cardwave’s charity donation for July has been chosen by our newest member of staff, Ade Truelove, our Support Technician.  Ade won the ...

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Cardwave assists connected cars to flash forward

10th July 2015

Flash memory is a critical component that is supporting dramatic innovation in the auto industry, transforming the car into one of the ...

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Revolution in the Data Centre

22nd June 2015

According to IDC and its Worldwide Big Data Technology and Services research, digital data will reach eight zettabytes in 2015 and forty ...

Cardwave sponsors Devizes festival cabaret evening

15th June 2015

Cardwave is delighted to have increased its sponsorship of the Devizes festival this year with sponsorship of the cabaret/comedy evening on the ...

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Two charities benefit from June charity of the month donation

8th June 2015

Cardwave’s charity donation for June has been chosen by Lisa Jones, our Customer Services Administrator.  Lisa decided to split her donation between ...

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Cardwave agrees additional season sponsorship of Adam Harding

8th June 2015

Following a fantastic season last year sponsoring the Swindon Wildcats and individual events and players, the club are delighted to announce that ...

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Cardwave continue to back the Swindon Wildcats

1st June 2015

Cardwave are pleased to confirm that they are back on the list of club partners for the Swindon Wildcats 2015-16 campaign as ...

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Avoid the Counterfeit SD Card Trap

15th May 2015

Like many people in our industry, I immerse myself in the trade journals, trying to keep up-to-date with what is going on ...

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The Future of Flash is Bright

13th May 2015

An interview with Paul Norbury, CEO of Cardwave Services Ltd   What do you do? We work with removable and embedded data storage products such ...

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MNDA benefits again from Cardwave’s charity of the month donation

11th May 2015

Cardwave’s charity of the month for May has been chosen by Siobhan Kelly, our Finance Manager. Siobhan has chosen the national branch ...

Computational Photography Will Revolutionize Photo Storage

11th May 2015

Computational photography has the potential to impact virtually every type of company involved in photography in any way -- from makers of ...

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Job Vacancy – Support Technician / Engineer

6th May 2015

Cardwave is looking to appoint a Support Technician / Engineer to provide technical services and support for the products and services sold ...

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Cardwave makes donation to the Nepal Crisis

29th April 2015

The devastating earthquake that hit Nepal and parts of India has killed more than 2,000 people, and many more lives hang in ...

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Job Vacancy – Marketing Assistant, Devizes

27th April 2015

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Marketing Assistant to work closely with our Marketing and Communications Manager to carry out daily ...

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ShieldToGo receives 4.5 out of 5 in Dragon Blogger Review

17th April 2015

  ShieldToGo has received an excellent review on Dragon Blogger.  DragonBlogger is a Technology and Entertainment portal that features technology articles and product ...

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Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity to benefit from Cardwave’s April charity of the month donation

27th March 2015

Cardwave’s charity of the month for April has been chosen by Ola Rudnik, our Operations Assistant.  This months decision was made through ...


How Safe is Your Data?

23rd March 2015

Preventing your data from loss or falling into the wrong hands should be a key part of every company’s IT strategy and ...

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Cardwave Roots – Celebrating 10 Years in Business

13th March 2015

Paul Norbury reflects on how it all started   The last 10 years has been a real roller-coaster of a ride, many ups and ...

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Cardwave Celebrates 10 Years in Business

13th March 2015

Cardwave, the Devizes based technology services company is proud to have reached its 10th anniversary on the 15th March 2015.  Over the ...

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Proposed Data Protection Regulations Update

11th March 2015

Data protection should already be a priority for business. Now, the proposed EU Data Protection Regulations are set to raise the stakes ...

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Comic Relief: Red Nose Day

9th March 2015

Cardwave are fundraising all week for Comic Relief: Red Nose Day. Our Chief Executive was surprised today with what we had been up to ...


Macmillan Cancer Support to benefit from March charity of the month

2nd March 2015

As part of Cardwave’s 10 year celebrations of being in business, Paul Norbury, Cardwave’s CEO is generously offering a donation of £100 ...

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More than meets the eye

23rd February 2015

Since January 2000 the SD Association has been developing and promoting SD standards to enable a growing number of companies to facilitate ...

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Customisation Services from Cardwave

13th February 2015

  Every flash memory and SSD sale is different. Customer requirements vary from purely memory capacity and quantity of units to labelling and ...

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Safer Internet Day 2015

6th February 2015

This year, Safer Internet Day is taking place on Tuesday 10th February and Cardwave are pleased to be supporting this important cause. ...

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Wildcats sponsorship

Cardwave sponsor Crisp and Smith and make it a full house

5th February 2015

The Wildcats are delighted to announce that club sponsors Cardwave Services Ltd have taken up the full player sponsorship of both Michael Crisp and Kenton Smith, completing ...

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Data Protection and the ICO

4th February 2015

Picture credit: Brian Carroll On the 6th January our Business Development Manager attended an event in South Wales organised by a networking group ...

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MNDA (North Wiltshire) benefits from charity of the month donation

2nd February 2015

As part of Cardwave’s 10 year celebrations of being in business, Paul Norbury, Cardwave’s CEO has generously offered a donation of £100 ...

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Gambling on Technology at CES, Las Vegas

28th January 2015

I have been to CES more times than I can remember. That’s not because I have lost time at various after show ...

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Cardwave sponsor My Hockey Valentine for the second year

28th January 2015

Cardwave are delighted to be able to sponsor the Valentine’s Day themed iced hockey for a second year running at the Swindon Ice ...

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Raspberry Pi

Cardwave are delighted to be recognised by the Raspberry Pi Foundation for being a valued partner and supplier. We have enjoyed a close business relationship with the foundation since the massively successful launch of the Raspberry Pi in early 2012. Cardwave works with memory distributor, Xel Electronics, who supply Samsung SD cards to Premier Farnell and RS Components, two of the companies authorised by the charity to supply the Raspberry Pi. We are pleased to work with the foundation again on this superb SD card offering. Visit website

"Partnering on another great offering from Raspberry Pi"

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