Category Archives: Enterprise availability

DDoS mitigation: Your chance to fight back
Sungard Availability Services UK

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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Cloud recovery service strengthens resilience of cement manufacturer.
Sungard Availability Services UK

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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Managed IT Services ensure smooth sailing for Norwegian Cruise Line.
Sungard Availability Services UK

Headquartered in Miami and with annual revenue of US $2.6 billion (2013), NCL is the world leader in ‘Freestyle Cruising’. The company employs more than 20,000 staff globally and operates 12 cruise ships sailing to ten US, Caribbean and European … Continue reading

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JSA counts on Sungard Availability Services for availability around the clock.
Sungard Availability Services UK

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.
Sungard Availability Services UK

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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Cloud Computing: The Path to Transforming the Workplace
Simon Withers

By Simon Withers, Vice President, Product Management for Global Cloud Services at Sungard Availability Services You don’t need to be a business or technology expert to see that cloud based computing is having a profound effect on some our working … Continue reading

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Sungard Availability Services shortlisted for prestigious Irish Technology Award
Gary Watson

It’s the kind of news that is always welcome at the beginning of a new financial year – Sungard Availability Services in Ireland has been shortlisted for the 2014 Tech Excellence Awards, under the Managed Service Company of the Year category. … Continue reading

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Plans and Testing Don’t Deliver Outcomes – People and Processes Do
Sungard Availability Services UK

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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Prestigious Award Recognition for Newly Independent Sungard Availability Services
Sungard Availability Services UK

London, UK: 11 April, 2014 – Sungard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability services, has been recognised by Cisco as its Cloud Provider Partner of the Year for UK and Ireland. The award, which was presented … Continue reading

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