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Crowded London
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London’s population has rapidly expanded; increasing by a staggering two million in 25 years. The city now stands at over 8.6 million, placing even more pressure on a transport network that is already showing signs of struggling. Commuting to and from the city is already an arduous task, with images of people squeezing themselves into […]

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Sungard Availability Services Announces Plans to Open a New Workplace Recovery Centre
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Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, has announced plans to open a new Workplace Recovery Centre for central London. The facility, which offers capacity for over 700 customer staff, will be equipped with the latest conferencing equipment and IT infrastructure and is understood […]

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Why ‘offshore’ should not mean ‘off the radar’
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The ‘ins and outs’ about offshoring to India India remains a popular destination for European and US companies looking to offshore operations to a cost-competitive, relatively stable and scalable location. According to a new Gartner report assessing nine AsiaPac countries, India is the clear worldwide leader in revenue terms. Offshoring business process services to a […]

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Weighing up London’s risks as a corporate location
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 London Calling It’s easy to understand the lure of the capital as a location for a corporate headquarters: a prestigious address close to the UK’s government, unrivalled transport links and proximity to City investors. Yet these attractions have to be balanced with the location-specific terror threat, universal risks of business disruption, the risk of flooding […]

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Meet our new Chief Security Officer
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Andrew Barber, 53, joined Sungard AS in March this year as Chief Security Officer (CSO) for the EMEA & APAC regions. The newly created role emphasises the need for a global approach coupled with local knowledge to meet our customers’ security needs. Andrew brings deep knowledge and understanding of designing, building and managing security solutions […]

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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 tactic successfully deployed last year by Yorkshire Bank was to beat hackers at their own […]

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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 are increasingly using the region as a test bed for malicious software (‘malware’) before widespread […]

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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 other construction materials in South America with more than 1,800 employees. Based in Guatemala, tumultous […]

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