Category Archives: Risk Management

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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Meet our new Chief Security Officer
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Andrew Barber, 53, joined Sungard AS in March this year as Chief Security Officer (CSO) for the EMEA & APAC regions. The newly created role emphasises the need for a global approach coupled with local knowledge to meet our customers’ … 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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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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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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Retail Resilience – Strengthen Your Supply Chain
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In recent years retailers have gone through a supply chain revolution, greatly reducing inventories and outsourcing to lower-cost regions with tremendous benefits. But these changes have made supply chains leaner, more complex and much more vulnerable. It’s obvious that today’s … Continue reading

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The Rise and Rise of Workplace Recovery
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So your data, sitting in resilient clouds and data centres is undoubtedly more resilient and more available, you only have to look at SunGard’s 2012 Invocations Statistics to see that.  A remarkable change from a decade ago.  Of course, that … Continue reading

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SunGard’s Continuity Management Solution (CMS) at a Glance
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CMS: Enabling comprehensive and professional business continuity planning across the enterprise. Based on the award-winning LDRPS®, SunGard Availability Services' BCM Software suite – Continuity Management Solution (CMS) - offers business risk assessment, business continuity plan development, and emergency notification in the … Continue reading

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