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Archive for 2017

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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A lesson in data protection

18th December 2017

Organisations globally, including educational establishments, face fines of up to 4% of global annual turnover (or €20 million, whichever is greater) in ...

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Festive Fun Foto Competition

13th December 2017

HO HO HOw would you like to win a £100 Amazon gift card? Seeing as it ‘tis the season to be jolly we ...

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Cardwave Christmas Cookbook

12th December 2017

Anyone who follows Cardwave on Facebook will know that we're rather partial to a sweet treat or two. Seeing as it's Christmas we ...

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‘Tis the season to take lots of photos…

12th December 2017

Nativity plays, work Christmas parties, family gatherings, New Years’ eve celebrations, baby’s first Christmas… the holiday season is almost upon us and ...

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Avoid huge fines and avert a financial crisis with SafeToGo®

11th December 2017

With 2017 drawing to a close our thoughts turn to the New Year. The new year being 2018, the year that the ...

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From an amazing adventure to a data disaster

5th December 2017

Device management and data protection advice for action camera adventurers Action cameras have become a must-have for adrenalin junkies worldwide. On land or ...

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ILM Awards

Cardwave staff achieve their ILM qualifications

4th December 2017

Congratulations to Emma Charlton, our Marketing and Communications Manager and Lucy Bradfield, our Customer Account Executive who are the first of Cardwave's ...

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Cardwave® launches new USB content sharing solution

6th November 2017

Cardwave® Services Ltd in Devizes is pleased to announce the launch of SmartDrive™, an exciting new USB drive that can deliver more, ...

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Latest data breach stats from the ICO

31st October 2017

With just over seven months to go until tougher data protection legislation becomes enforceable under the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) ...

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Smartphone + Water = :-(

30th October 2017

In days gone by a mobile phone was simply a portable telephone that allowed us to make and receive calls away from ...

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Cardwave® shares proceeds from office refurb sales with three local charities

13th October 2017

Cardwave® Services Ltd in Devizes is delighted to announce that it has recently donated proceeds from the sale of their old office ...

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Cardwave shares best practice in 2016/17 Parliamentary Review

20th September 2017

Cardwave Services, based in Devizes, features alongside a select number of outstanding UK organisations in a publication that looks back on the ...

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Data protection reform – the laws are changing but are data breach trends?

20th September 2017

EU GDPR: We think we’re ready but are we really? With the enforcement of the new EU GDPR legislation now just over 8 ...

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Opportunity knocks for young film makers

30th August 2017

Cardwave® Services Ltd in Devizes is delighted to share with you details of Take 2 of our exciting video advertisement competition which will appeal to ...

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SafeToGo® named finalist in Computer Security Awards

24th August 2017

Cardwave is delighted to announce that SafeToGo® has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2017 Computing Security Awards under the ‘Encryption Solution ...

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Photo Competition – share your favourite holiday snaps for a chance to win

15th August 2017

What do your holiday snaps say about you? Share your favourite holiday snap for a chance to win £100 Amazon voucher and ...

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What you should know before storing data on a SD memory card

26th July 2017

Thought Leadership - SD Association The 5 most critical traits about SD memory cards By:Crystal Chang User experience, and the constant need for more efficient ...

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Cardwave® achieves new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems Standards Certification

24th July 2017

Cardwave Services Ltd, the global expert in flash memory specialising in removable and embedded solid-state storage system solutions, is proud to announce ...

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SafeToGo®: Helping UK businesses ensure EU GDPR compliance for data on the move

19th July 2017

  Sensitive data at risk as millions of USBs are lost/stolen every year At last month's Business Expo at STEAM in Swindon we asked ...

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Win a Cardwave goodie bag including a SafeToGo® USB drive

12th July 2017

The latest statistics from the Breach Level Index show that data breach incidents are still on the rise, bad news for organisations ...

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The dog ate my homework. Yes on the laptop. HONEST!

21st June 2017

What to do when man’s best friend gets the munchies, or should we say the data crunchies! We love our pets and there’s ...

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Visit Cardwave at the South West Expo on 29th June

12th June 2017

Interested in finding out more about Cardwave and the Business Solutions we offer? Why not pop along and see us at The ...

EU GDPR: One year down, just one to go!

26th May 2017

Are businesses on track for EU GDPR compliance? The new 2016 Breach Level Index reports a worrying 86% increase in the number of ...

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Share your favourite smart phone photograph to win great prizes

3rd May 2017

Smartphone cameras give us the opportunity to capture key moments instantly without having to carry around cumbersome camera equipment.   From your child's ...

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Evolution of data storage - floppy disc, CD, USB, cloud

USB drives…

25th April 2017

Dated, novelty, giveaways? Or robust, secure solution for data on the move? Who can remember life before USB drives? Cast your mind back ...

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31st March is World Backup Day

30th March 2017

Backup your data today and don’t be a fool tomorrow FACT: We’ve created more information in the last two years than in the ...

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EU GDPR: One year on and just one year to go

30th March 2017

Are UK organisations any closer to being compliant? In April 2016, after four years of discussions the European Parliament finally approved the new ...

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Data Loss, Lost Accounts, Lost Business Contacts, Lost Designs, Lost Contracts

Data recovery – can you do it yourself or do you need expert help?

9th March 2017

Data is the lifeblood of your business operations As a home business owner if you were asked to name your most valued assets, ...

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Protect data on the move with SafeToGo

Data breach baddies beware!

8th March 2017

There's a new super hero in town - protect your organisations data on the move from big bad fines with SafeToGo®   The wonders ...

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Data Resus Photographic Competition Update

6th March 2017

Thank you to everyone who entered the Data Resus Photographic Competition and shared their favourite photos from 2016 and associated memories with ...

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SD Association adds higher app performance class and low voltage signaling to expand support for mobile devices

2nd March 2017

A2 features ramp up app performance on cards, give consumers more choices while low voltage signaling meets latest low-power mobile chipset requirements SD ...

SD Association Doubles Bus Interface Speeds with UHS-III

27th February 2017

Last week the SD Association announced UHS-III, doubling the fastest SD memory card transfer rate up to 624 megabytes per second (MB/s). ...

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Help us complete a tree sparrow corridor

22nd February 2017

Last year the Marlborough Downs Space for Nature Project started to plant a 'tree sparrow corridor' to link a tree sparrow village ...

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Cardwave

Making flash technology work for you

15th February 2017

Your business is our business In recent years, there has been a mini explosion in the variety of uses for flash memory – ...

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limitations of cloud storage, data recovery, data protection, Data Resus, HDD,

Is your head in the clouds when it comes to data protection and recovery?

15th February 2017

Data loss, whether short or long-term, can be crippling to the day-to-day operations of an organisation which is why having a robust ...

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Clean up your pc day

Clean out your computer and avoid a data disaster

13th February 2017

Today, 13th February, 2017 is clean out your computer day...     It can be worrying and frustrating when your computer is running slowly, but ...

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NAND flash shortage

Shortage of NAND Flash – customer update

10th February 2017

  I would like to take a moment of your time to give you an update on the supply problems that currently exist ...

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Cardwave agrees sponsorship of Wildcats Valentine’s game for third year running

1st February 2017

Cardwave are delighted to announce sponsorship for the third year running for the Swindon Wildcats Valentine special game which will be held ...

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Cardwave makes second donation to the Marlborough Downs Space for Nature Project to offset carbon footprint

30th January 2017

As an organisation, Cardwave is dedicated to reducing the impact of its carbon footprint through a programme of continuous assessments, improvements and ...

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Data Privacy Day

On Data Privacy Day – think and act now before it’s too late

27th January 2017

Data Privacy Day is observed every January 28 as a reminder to protect and safeguard private data. Is your business ready for ...

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Avert a medical data emergency with SafeToGo™

18th January 2017

Healthcare data breaches continue to rise The health sector handles some of the most sensitive personal data, and patients have the right to ...

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Photographic Competition – January 2017

10th January 2017

Share your favourite photograph from 2016 From everyday moments to shared experiences - birthdays, weddings, first days at school, holidays, teenage parties even ...

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Resolve to keep your data secure in 2017

9th January 2017

  Protect your organisation and customers by building a security-minded staff culture Your company's security is an ongoing battle, loaded with new challenges as ...

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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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