Category Archives: Business Disruption

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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DDoS mitigation: Your chance to fight back
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A new report shows that the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks skyrocketed by 18% in the first quarter of 2014. With such attacks becoming increasingly prevalent across all industry sectors, DDoS mitigation is no longer a ‘nice … 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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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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