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Cardwave agrees sponsorship for charity Christmas concert

7th November 2018

  Sponsored by Cardwave Services Ltd and raising money this year for two fantastic charities - Devizes Opendoors and Wiltshire Air Ambulance, the ...

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Cardwave® wins New Product of the Year for SafeToGo Solo® at the 2018 Computing Security Awards

12th October 2018

Pictured from left to right are Patrick Monahan, Comedian, Paul Norbury, Chief Executive of Cardwave, Dan Hockham, Sales Manager, Cardwvave and Chris ...

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Cardwave® confirm sponsorship of the Bishop Cannings U14 Jedis football squad

26th September 2018

Paul Norbury, Chief Executive of Cardwave® is pleased to confirm sponsorship of the Bishop Cannings U14 Jedis football team for the 2018/2019 ...

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Change for the Better: Introducing SD Express

26th July 2018

A demand for memory cards with higher speeds; improved protocols and interfaces; high performance sequential; and random access spurred the creation of ...

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SD Memory Card Market to Exceed US$8.9 Billion in 2022

1st May 2018

Rising demand for smartphones in developing regions is expected to create an opportunity for microSD memory card manufacturers. However, the presence of ...

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Cardwave® launches ‘People’s data matters’ campaign

19th March 2018

Over the last few months your inbox and social media feeds will probably have been overrun with stories, resources and other training ...

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SafeToGo Solo

Cardwave® launch SafeToGo® Solo, new GDPR compliant hardware encrypted USB

6th March 2018

Cardwave, a leading expert in flash memory technology solutions has expanded its SafeToGo® USB security range with a new GDPR compliant AES-256 ...

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Exciting Job Opportunity: Office Administrator

19th January 2018

Cardwave Services Limited is currently recruiting for an experienced Office Administrator to join their fun, friendly and hardworking team in Devizes, Wiltshire. If ...

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Paul Norbury

An interview with Paul Norbury, founder and Chief Executive of Cardwave

15th January 2018

At the end of 2017, Cardwave's founder and CEO, Paul Norbury shared his thoughts, views and hopes about the EU GDPR and the ...

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SSDs, USB Drives, SD Memory Cards: Know the Difference

15th January 2018

Choosing the right storage option for the right application By: Keith Tsai Originally published here on the 1st November on the SD Association website. Gone are the days ...

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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® 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cryptic messages, strange noises, unexplained disappearances…

20th December 2016

  Warning signs that your hard drive is about to fail   Whilst most computer components are electrical, the hard drive is mechanical, and like ...

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Brexit is no excuse for not complying with the EU GDPR

13th December 2016

Many people are still wondering what Brexit means for the implementation of the new EU GDPR in the UK, but being out ...

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Cardwave awards

Cardwave celebrates and reflects on 2016

12th December 2016

We've had a great morning of training, reflection and celebration. The morning included some training, a look back at 2016 and what we've ...

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Cardwave Customer Questionnaire 2016

8th December 2016

Cardwave customers were recently invited to share their experiences of working with the company via an anonymous online survey. We would like to ...

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NAND flash

Supply Shortage of NAND Flash Worsens

9th November 2016

The supply shortage of NAND flash has worsened in the fourth quarter due to higher demand in the smartphone and solid-state drive ...

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Data Resus

Data Resus can help if the unthinkable happens

14th October 2016

In today's fast moving world, we save data to all types of devices, from our digital cameras, video camera and smart phones ...

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Don’t risk your data with free software recovery programmes

5th October 2016

If your data or images are precious why would you risk using a free software programme over a cost effective solution you ...

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Trussell Trust to benefit from Cardwave donations

5th October 2016

Cardwave’s £100 charity donation will benefit The Trussell Trust this month. The charity was chosen by Lewis Williams, Procurement and Quality Administrator, ...

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Origin Storage forms collaboration partnership with Cardwave

5th October 2016

Origin Storage have become a Solutions Partner of SafeToGo™ centrally managed encrypted USB’s by Cardwave.  Mobile work forces are an important part of ...

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2016 data security cases continue to rise

12th September 2016

The Information Commissioner’s Office has reported a 22% increase in the number of data security cases received between April – June 2016 ...

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Raspberry Pi – 10 million units sold

12th September 2016

Congratulations to Raspberry Pi on having sold 10 million units - continuing its success as the most popular British computer ever. The ...


Endometriosis UK to benefit from Cardwave’s September charity donation

5th September 2016

Cardwave’s £100 charity donation will benefit Endometriosis UK this month. The charity was chosen by Shelley Peters, Senior Logistics Administrator, who commented: ...

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How does data recovery work?

19th August 2016

There are many reasons you might lose data from an SD card, a USB, or a hard drive. Perhaps the device has ...

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W.A.G.s Retired Police Dogs Trust to benefit from Cardwave’s August charity donation

10th August 2016

Local charity W.A.G.s Retired Police Dogs Trust will benefit from Cardwave’s £100 donation this month. The charity was chosen by Nathan Barter, ...

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Job Vacancy – Production Assistant

5th August 2016

We are looking for a Production Assistant to join our multi-award-winning team in Devizes on a 6 month contract.   Production Assistant - 6 ...

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Interview with Paul Norbury

1st August 2016

Read an interview in the August /September edition of the Business Exchange Magazine. Paul Norbury talks about how he got started, what makes ...

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Nearly 50% of employees are unaware of password management policies

25th July 2016

Results from a recent survey show that staff don’t pay much attention when it comes to user access and information security. 13% ...

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Fake SD cards are still an industry issue

20th July 2016

Last year, we looked at the danger of counterfeit SD cards, which, unfortunately, continues to be an issue that demands the attention ...

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Cardwave extend Team Partnership for 2016/2017

20th July 2016

Cardwave are delighted to announce that our longstanding partnership with Swindon Wildcats Ice Hockey Team has been extended for yet another full ...

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Cardwave increases donation to Wiltshire Sight with 500 USBs

20th July 2016

Peter Rowe, Customer Account Manager, pictured recently presenting a donation to Wiltshire Sight at their offices. Devizes-based charity Wiltshire Sight has today benefited ...

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Cardwave’s July charity donation to benefit Action for Children

8th July 2016

This month, Cardwave’s charity donation will benefit Action for Children. The charity was chosen by Adolphus Subbey, Production Assistant, who commented: “Action ...

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Wiltshire Sight to benefit from Cardwave’s June charity donation

10th June 2016

Devizes-based charity Wiltshire Sight will benefit from Cardwave’s £100 charity donation this month. The charity was chosen by Pete Rowe, Customer Services ...

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Data Resus photo competition winners announced

27th May 2016

The Data Resus launch competition, which encouraged entrants to share the photograph they would most hate to lose, drew to a close ...

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Cardwave launches Information Security Solutions guide

26th May 2016

In preparation for the EU General Data Protection Regulation coming into force in May 2018, Cardwave has produced a guide to assist ...

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Cardwave challenges local businesses to “Ride to Rio” to raise funds for Julia’s House

20th May 2016

Cardwave has joined forces with Bishop Cannings Parish Festival to challenge other local businesses to sign up to a Ride to Rio ...

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HOMETRUTHS to benefit from Cardwave’s May charity donation

6th May 2016

Cardwave’s £100 charity donation for May will go to local charity HOMETRUTHS. The charity was chosen by Helena Łucka, Production Assistant, who ...

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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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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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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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Cardwave staff plant tree sparrow tunnel to offset carbon footprint

21st March 2016

To offset its carbon footprint this year Cardwave donated £378.00 to the Marlborough Downs Space for Nature Project to purchase trees to ...

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Rainbow Trust and Unicef UK to benefit from Cardwave’s March charity donation

8th March 2016

Cardwave’s March £100 donation will be split between Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity, and Unicef UK. The charities were chosen by Sylwia Bieszke, ...

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Cardwave finalist in four categories in the Wiltshire Business Awards 2016

4th March 2016

Cardwave is delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2016 Wiltshire Business Awards in the following categories: • Business Person ...


Are you ready for The Perfect Match?

10th February 2016

The Swindon Wildcats will be hosting the Basingstoke Bison this coming Sunday [February 14, 2016] and with it being Valentine’s Day, it just has ...

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Julia’s House to benefit from Cardwave’s February charity donation

8th February 2016

This month, Cardwave’s £100 donation will go to Julia’s House, a children’s hospice charity in Dorset and Wiltshire. The charity was chosen ...

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Cardwave offsets carbon footprint with donation to Marlborough Downs Space for Nature Project

29th January 2016

In January 2016, Cardwave successfully met its Environmental Management System assessment and was re-awarded with ISO 14001:2004 certification.  As an organisation Cardwave ...

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Cardwave announces appointment of new Customer Service Account Manager

27th January 2016

Cardwave Services Ltd, a leading technology services company based in Devizes, has strengthened its management team with the appointment of a new ...


Marlborough Downs and Doorway to benefit from Cardwave’s monthly charity donation

25th January 2016

Cardwave’s first £100 donation of 2016 will be split between the Marlborough Downs Nature Enhancement Partnership, and Doorway. The charities were chosen ...

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Job Vacancies – Apprentices

18th January 2016

Cardwave Services Ltd, a successful technology services company, is looking to appoint two apprentices to join our team in Devizes.   Apprentice Procurement and ...

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A Guide to the Internet of Things

11th January 2016

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a concept that many consider will be as transformative to society as the internet has ...

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Cardwave staff receive recognition awards

11th January 2016

Cardwave has been celebrating its staff with awards of recognition for their contributions and commitment to the company.  Nominations were made at ...


Job Vacancies – Production Assistants

8th January 2016

Production Assistants 37.5 hours / £13,650 We are looking for two enthusiastic people to join our Production Team. You will need to have strong ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...


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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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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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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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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Stop the hackers in their tracks with ShieldToGo®

19th December 2014

  With the recent hacking of Sony, to the leak of celebrity nude images, it is apparent that hackers have moved on from the ...

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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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