Monthly Archives: April 2012

Businesses Set for Olympic Hurdle Over Employee Absenteeism
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Research by SunGard Availability Services Reveals More Than One in Five UK Employees Would Skip Work to Watch Live Event Key findings: More than 1 in 5 UK adults would skive off work to watch a live event Over a … Continue reading

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Lessons from Tilbury Power Station
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SunGard's Keith Tilley outlines the business lessons to be learnt from February's major fire in Tilbury Power Station. On the morning of the 27th February a major fire broke out in the fuel storage cells of the Tilbury Power Station. … Continue reading

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SunGard Availability Services Wins Cisco Cloud Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit 2012
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SunGard Availability Services today announced that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit theatre award for Cloud Partner of the Year in the service provider category.  Cisco unveiled the award at its annual channel partner conference in San … Continue reading

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Fresh Business Thinking – 72 hour London Underground strikes to go ahead on April 24th
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With the Rail Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) union today (Wednesday) announcing plans to strike for 72 hours from 4pm on the 24th of April (next Tuesday), the industrial action could have severe implications for the London transport network, affecting … Continue reading

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Mid-Air Collision? The CIO/CFO Cloud Computing Debate
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Successfully managing IT strategy is no simple task, particularly when the decision makers’ roles vary from company to company. Research findings from Gartner and Financial Executives Research Foundation, for example, found that 42 per cent of organisations said their IT … Continue reading

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SunGard Availability Services’ 2011 Invocations Report: Businesses are still making the same errors
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Are businesses learning from past mistakes? On the evidence of the 2011 SunGard Availability Services’ customer invocations* report it seems not. This year’s statistics indicate that once again power and communication disruptions have topped the list,  prompting concerns, for a … Continue reading

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SunGard Availability Services Expands Enterprise Cloud Services
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Managed Workflow Helps Mitigate Risk in Live Cloud Environments For Resilient Cloud Management & Continuous Information Availability   SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leader in Information Availability, today announced the introduction of Managed Workflow – a further enhancement to … Continue reading

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SunGard Launches Fully-Managed Recovery Programme to Support the ‘Always On’ Enterprise
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SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability and business continuity, today announces the launch of its Managed Recovery Programme (MRP) across Europe, developed to support customers’ business availability and eliminate issues associated with recovering complex IT … Continue reading

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