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Archive for April 2016

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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11 Myths about Embedded SSD’s

27th April 2016

The facts about a complex technology like solid-state storage in embedded/industrial applications can get distorted, blurred, or otherwise indistinct from the truth-to ...

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Cardwave supports golf tournament to raise funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

27th April 2016

Cardwave were really pleased to provide support to The Rotary Club of Chippenham at their annual Golf Tournament and Charity Auction on ...

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Cardwave scoops three awards in the Wiltshire Business Awards 2016, including Paul Norbury being crowned Business Person the Year

18th April 2016

Cardwave founder and CEO Paul Norbury has been crowned Business Person of the Year at this year’s Wiltshire Business Awards. In addition to ...

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EU Data Protection overhaul finally approved

15th April 2016

After 4 years of discussions,  the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was formally approved yesterday by the European Parliament, meaning new EU-wide ...

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Why Older SD Memory Cards Are Still Relevant

15th April 2016

The SD memory card was born in the year 2000, when Bill Clinton was completing his second term as president of the ...

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You don’t use secure USB drives? What could possibly go wrong?

11th April 2016

Over the years, we have repeatedly been alerted to stories of lost unencrypted USBs found storing sensitive data, and still companies are ...

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Cancer Research UK and Alzheimer’s Research UK to benefit from Cardwave’s April charity donation

6th April 2016

This month, Cardwave’s £100 charity donation will be split between Cancer Research UK, and Alzheimer’s Research UK. The charities were chosen by ...

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Survey Reveals Most Photographers Not Protecting Against Data Loss

6th April 2016

A recent survey of nearly 2,000 photographers in Europe revealed that 20% don’t back up data frequently, with 10% admitting they hadn’t ...

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Share Your Memories to Win with Data Resus – A New Service from Cardwave

4th April 2016

To celebrate the launch of our new data recovery service, Data Resus (, Cardwave is giving budding photographers the chance to win ...

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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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