Category Archives: Research

How the CIO can drive business growth
avatar

The role of the chief information officer (CIO) and their team has never been more critical to growth and success. Firms that have embraced digital platforms such as social media and big data have leapt forward and shaped pioneering ways … Continue reading

Posted in All-time, Available Enterprise, Big Data, Consumerisationof IT, Enterprise availability, IT Transformation, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SunGard Announces Business Trends for 2014: Increased Collaboration Looks Set to Help Deliver the Available Enterprise
Sungard Availability Services UK

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

Posted in Available Enterprise, Big Data, Business Disruption, BYOD, Cloud Computing, Cloud Migration, Consumerisationof IT, Enterprise availability, Enterprise Cloud, Enterprise Cloud Services, Hybrid Cloud, IaaS, Infrastructure as a Service, IT Transformation, Research, Uncategorized, Virtualisation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Delivering All-Time Availability – Top Trends for 2014
avatar

With 2013 almost at an end, our thoughts can’t help but turn to the year ahead. This time last year we predicted that, among other things, the growth of BYOD, the influence of ‘Big Data’ and the rise of mobile … Continue reading

Posted in Available Enterprise, BYOD, Cloud Computing, Consumerisationof IT, Enterprise availability, Enterprise Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, IaaS, Infrastructure as a Service, IT Transformation, Research, Resilience, Uncategorized, Virtualisation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘CIOs Vital to Growing Customer Base’, Claim UK Business Leaders
Sungard Availability Services UK

New Research Reveals Technology and the CIO as the Catalysts for Creating Competitive Advantage and Driving Innovation London, UK: 11 December, 2013 – Chief Information Officers (CIOs) across the UK are seen as the anticipated source for creating competitive advantages … Continue reading

Posted in Available Enterprise, Enterprise availability, IT Transformation, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Business Leaders Look to Collaborate in Effort to Drive Competitive Advantage
Sungard Availability Services UK

New Research From SunGard Identifies the Drivers Behind Management Alignment as Confidence in Growth Prospects Rises 79% of business decision makers in Ireland believe closer alignment between business departments and IT will yield competitive advantage Expected advantages include technology-led innovation … Continue reading

Posted in Available Enterprise, Enterprise availability, IT Transformation, Research, Resilience, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Collaboration Trumps Cost-Cutting for Business Leaders
Sungard Availability Services UK

 New Research from SunGard Availability Services Identifies the Drivers Behind Management Alignment as Companies Look to Grow, Not Save • 97% of UK business decision makers believe closer alignment between business departments and IT will yield competitive advantage • Expected advantages include … Continue reading

Posted in Available Enterprise, Enterprise availability, IT Transformation, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The ‘All-Time’ Era: Why IT Investment is No Longer a Luxury
Sungard Availability Services UK

Recently, whilst collaborating on a new research document with an overseas colleague during my morning commute, it suddenly hit me just how much the culture of working technology has changed. Within only a few years our expectations of IT have … Continue reading

Posted in Available Enterprise, BYOD, Cloud Computing, Consumerisationof IT, Enterprise availability, IT Transformation, Research, Resilience, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CIOs Approaching Pivotal Era in IT Infrastructure
avatar

The next 36 months will be crucial for businesses as CIO’s look to refresh their ageing technology estates in order to embrace new working cultures, keep up with customer demand and provide higher levels of enterprise availability. According to our … Continue reading

Posted in Available Enterprise, Enterprise availability, IaaS, Infrastructure as a Service, IT Transformation, Research, Resilience, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Have we reached a turning point in how businesses manage resilience?
avatar

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

Posted in Available Enterprise, Business Continuity, Business Disruption, Cloud Computing, Consumerisationof IT, Enterprise availability, Enterprise Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, IaaS, Infrastructure as a Service, Managed Hosting, Recovery Services, Research, Resilience, Uncategorized, Workplace Recovery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment