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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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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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High Availability Hosting Helps Business Soar at Travel Hypermarket
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GTA, the B2B fully independent travel brand of the Kuoni’s Global Travel Services division is a world leader in the wholesale supply of hotels, ground travel products and group tours to the travel industry. It is heavily reliant on a … Continue reading

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Serco Selects SunGard Availability Services to Undertake IT Infrastructure Transformation
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London, England: 04 June, 2013 – SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability services, today announced that it has signed a five year contract with Serco Group PLC (SRP: London).  This new arrangement will see SunGard … Continue reading

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Gift Voucher Shop entrusts the beating heart of its business to SunGard Availability Services
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The Gift Voucher Shop (GVS) is the successful company behind the One4all brand and the market leading multi-store gift card in Ireland and the UK, the One4all gift card. The firm’s continued growth has meant it needed an IT environment … 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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Diabetes UK Case Study
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Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of people affected by and at risk of diabetes. The charity’s business continuity plan had developed piecemeal over several years and the end result was … Continue reading

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