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Sungard Availability Services’ government cloud helps Facewatch keep an eye on crime
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Gordon’s Wine Bar, established in 1890 and thought to be London’s oldest, is a popular venue for office workers and tourists wanting to experience a taste of Dickensian London. Owner Simon Gordon noticed that petty theft was becoming a growing problem in the bar’s atmospheric, candle-lit cellars. Business challenge Simon Gordon wanted to prevent his […]

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Double accreditations for Sungard AS’s cloud offering
Double accreditations for Sungard AS’s cloud offering avatar

Security and resilience are both critical considerations in the choice of a cloud provider. We were therefore delighted when our Enterprise Cloud Services were awarded two high profile industry accreditations: IL3 and PCI-DSS. Setting us apart from the rest Sungard AS is now ‘Pan Government Accredited’ up to what is termed Official-Sensitive (previously known as IL3 […]

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Cloud selection is based on trust and control
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Reluctance amongst enterprises to trust their applications and services to fully-hosted cloud services is highlighted by the type of cloud model deployed. Understanding cloud types The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sets out the following definitions:  Private cloud – an infrastructure for the exclusive use of a single organisation, either on- or […]

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Discover the Truth About Cloud Security
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Data security concerns are still holding back widespread adoption of cloud services amongst medium to large enterprises. Yet these fears are – by and large – unsubstantiated as many cloud providers are able to provide more effective physical security, data protection and failover capabilities than on-premises environments. Out in front Research carried out amongst IT […]

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Customers need to know they can retrieve and delete data from Cloud Services whenever necessary
Customers need to know they can retrieve and delete data from Cloud Services whenever necessary avatar

Of those surveyed, 37% remain uncertain (22% fifty-fifty, 15% not confident) that they can transfer data to and from cloud based services quickly and easily and in accordance with European regulatory directives. The overall findings indicate that confidence increases/decreases in line with the size of the organisation – 38% said they were very confident, but […]

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