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Sungard Availability Services Announces Plans to Open a New Workplace Recovery Centre
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Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, has announced plans to open a new Workplace Recovery Centre for central London. The facility, which offers capacity for over 700 customer staff, will be equipped with the latest conferencing equipment and IT infrastructure and is understood […]

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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, India is the clear worldwide leader in revenue terms. Offshoring business process services to a […]

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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 balanced with the location-specific terror threat, universal risks of business disruption, the risk of flooding […]

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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’ security needs. Andrew brings deep knowledge and understanding of designing, building and managing security solutions […]

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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 other construction materials in South America with more than 1,800 employees. Based in Guatemala, tumultous […]

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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 the summer of 2011 was the catalyst to review its IT strategy and make its […]

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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 interconnected supply chains are simply no longer robust enough to cope with even small hiccups […]

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