Category Archives: Business Disruption

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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SunGard Announces Business Trends for 2014: Increased Collaboration Looks Set to Help Deliver the Available Enterprise
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SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability services, has revealed its top five predictions for 2014 as businesses look to drive availability and establish an ‘All-time™’ mentality both at a customer and enterprise level.   The … 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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The battle for Hearts and Minds
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Despite the formalisation of the BC industry over the last few years with the implementation of standards such as BS25999 and ISO 22301, in many cases one of the biggest obstacles to implementing a business continuity (BC) programme that follows … Continue reading

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Have we reached a turning point in how businesses manage resilience?
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We recently announced our annual analysis of major business disruptions in the UK, which aims to give an idea of the resilience landscape and how organisations are delivering this. This year’s results were significant, with overall disruptions dropping by over … Continue reading

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Flood protection – how to make sure it doesn’t sink your business
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A Soggy Outlook 2012 was one of the wettest years on record. Over 52 inches of rainfall splashed down on Britain, despite the country experiencing a drought over the first three months. Over 8,000 homes and businesses were battered by … Continue reading

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How to make the business case for availability
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So, as a clued-up CIO, you’re convinced of the need to become an ‘available enterprise’ but how do you convince the rest of the board? This is the thorny issue I recently discussed with Professor Nelson Phillips of Imperial College … Continue reading

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Offshore risks: Attitudes and Trends
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Continuity Central and SunGard Availability Services are carrying out a joint survey into offshore risks. The trend towards near shoring and offshoring continues apace. Seven years ago a UK enterprise might have 500 staff in India. Now there are enterprises … Continue reading

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SunGard Availability Services Announces Continued Growth in India
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 London, England: 18 April, 2013 – SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability services, today announced its continued expansion into India, through the signing of Workplace Recovery contracts with two leading global financial institutions. This follows continued … Continue reading

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