Category Archives: Business Continuity

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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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’ … Continue reading

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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 … 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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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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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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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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