Category Archives: Business Continuity

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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HCL Insurance BPO Services Ltd Finds Partnership Approach Takes the Pain Out of Recovery
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In the highly competitive business processing market, cost control and availability are both critical factors. HCL Insurance BPO Services Ltd needed a cost-effective recovery solution that would minimise downtime and mitigate financial loss for its clients.   The enhanced service … Continue reading

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2013: The Year in Review
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In many ways 2013 has been a pivotal year for businesses: the UK economy entered its first truly stable period of growth in over five years and organisations are now becoming far more optimistic about the future.  Technology trends such … Continue reading

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Southern Housing Group Finds Cloud Recovery as Safe as Houses
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Southern Housing Group , one of Southern England's largest housing associations, recognised that it needed to put in place more robust IT disaster recovery arrangements to enable the organisation to withstand disruption and continue providing vital services to its 66,000 … Continue reading

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SunGard Announces Major UK and European Data Centre Expansions
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Aims to deliver All-time™ levels of Information Availability to customers, regardless of location London, UK: 28th November, 2013 – SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability services, today announces a tranche of activities which have significantly … Continue reading

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