Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cloud is king for Liontrust – SunGard Cloud case study
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Leading investment management company Liontrust’s ultimate goal was for its staff to be site-independent, able to work from any location for complete flexibility. A hardware refresh proved the catalyst for the firm to move from a physical to virtual IT … Continue reading

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Workplace Recovery moves up business agenda
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Rocketing demand for our Dedicated Workplace Recovery services suggests organisations are refining their strategies ahead of potentially disruptive events such as the Olympics and Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to ensure availability. Furthermore 2011 Invocation statistics from SunGard continue to show the … Continue reading

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London power failures main cause of rise in company IT disruption
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SunGard Availability Services, one of the leading providers of business continuity services, today revealed that for the second year running the biggest single cause of business disruption was once again power failure. This rose by 33 per cent in the … Continue reading

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To what extent are the processes required to ensure full data recovery in the aftermath of an incident well understood by most organisations?
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Firstly, it is important to acknowledge that all organisations have specific and individual risk profiles and as such their approach to disaster recovery can vary considerably between companies. The cost of outages and data loss to a business will differ … Continue reading

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Power and Communication Failures Continue to Disrupt UK Workplaces
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SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability and business continuity services, today revealed that for the second year running that office disruptions such as power and communication failures are the main cause for invoking* business continuity … Continue reading

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SunGard Selected by UK Government to Support G-Cloud Initiative
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SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability and business continuity services, today announced it has been selected as a vendor to the UK government’s G-Cloud framework to deliver Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a … Continue reading

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The Ripple Effect of the Olympics
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At times, it can seem like everyone in the UK is focused on Olympic Games this summer. It will be a spectacular few weeks, but it’s worth noting that businesses across the UK need to be able to cope with … Continue reading

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HR Magazine article – Olympics Special: Sporting Chance
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Keith Tilley is quoted in this Olympics Special report, looking at how businesses need to prepare themselves for the forthcoming business continuity challenges they are going to be faced with ahead of the Olympic Games this summer. Quotes attributed to … Continue reading

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Is Your Business Prepared for the Olympics? Your Employees Don’t Think So…
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Key findings: 88% of employees in the UK feel in the dark about Olympic Games working policies, despite 4 out of 5 businesses claiming to have made plans 40% of UK businesses admit to being less resilient to major organisational … Continue reading

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