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Up-time systems. On-time delivery. Real-time expectations. All-time is here. Customers can’t wait. Operations can’t slow. Services can’t falter. Deadlines can’t lapse. Down-time is not an option. IT must function all of the time. Because business functions on IT – all of the time. When you put your trust in us, your applications, data and systems will always be up and running – and working at peak efficiency. SunGard Availability Services. Because everything is all-time.

Under Attack Part 2 – How to stay one step ahead of cyber attacks.
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How to stay one step ahead of cyber attacks Following Part 1, which explored the growing threat of cyber attacks, this article gives some pointers as to how you can best protect your organisation against malicious attacks. Reverse engineering One … Continue reading

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Under Attack!
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Cyber crime is a rising threat worldwide and one that no organisation can afford to ignore. It’s a growing problem across the globe, but organisations based in Europe are particularly vulnerable. Targeting Europe A new study* has identified that hackers … Continue reading

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Cloud recovery service strengthens resilience of cement manufacturer.
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Cementos Progreso recognised it needed a disaster recovery solution outside its earthquake-prone country to ensure operations would continue uninterrupted in the event of a natural disaster. Cementos Progreso, founded in 1899, is the largest producer and distributor of cement and … Continue reading

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Managed IT Services ensure smooth sailing for Norwegian Cruise Line.
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Headquartered in Miami and with annual revenue of US $2.6 billion (2013), NCL is the world leader in ‘Freestyle Cruising’. The company employs more than 20,000 staff globally and operates 12 cruise ships sailing to ten US, Caribbean and European … Continue reading

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JSA counts on Sungard Availability Services for availability around the clock.
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All-time information works for JSA. The JSA Group had long recognised the importance of availability to their business and realised its IT infrastructure was vulnerable to external threats. The social unrest that hit London and other major UK towns in … Continue reading

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Hibernia College gives cloud services an ‘A’ grade for availability
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Hibernia College is an internationally accredited, global provider of high quality education programmes based in Ireland and the UK. The College is a recognised world leader in online content development and delivery based on a blended learning format which combines … Continue reading

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ICT infrastructure transformation helps City Link deliver results.
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Following a tender process, leading premium express delivery company City Link chose Sungard Availability Services as its  consulting and technology partner in a 3½ year, £2.5m deal to manage City Link’s cloud and managed services including its data centre. Business Challenge: When premium express … Continue reading

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Digital Dynamics in the C-Suite – CIOs Battle Tech Amateurs as ‘Smartphone Generation’ Fails to Appreciate Complexity of Enterprise IT.
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New Paper Sponsored by Sungard Availability Services Highlights Alignment Between CIO and Wider C-level Roles As Critical to Long-Term Success. London, United Kingdom: 5 June, 2014 – Sungard® Availability Services™ (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud … Continue reading

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Plans and Testing Don’t Deliver Outcomes – People and Processes Do
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By Bob Bates, delivery manager, technology consultant and Murray Truman, ICT disaster recovery consultant Companies now recognise they cannot afford to be unavailable for any significant period of time – customers will simply go to a competitor – and, consequently, … Continue reading

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