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Increasing UK SME’s Opportunities with the Government
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It’s great to see that the government is doing more to increase business with small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs); initiatives such as ‘digital by default’ means there is an increasing window of opportunity for SMEs which they simply should … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Introducing Recovery-as-a-Service
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In response to customer feedback, Sungard AS’s ground-breaking Managed Recovery Programme (MRP) is being transformed to provide customers with even greater value. At the same time, it’s being renamed as Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS).   A more comprehensive offering “Seven out of … 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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Double accreditations for Sungard AS’s cloud offering
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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 … 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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DDoS mitigation: Your chance to fight back
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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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Under Attack Part 2 – How to stay one step ahead of cyber attacks.
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How to stay one step ahead of cyber attacks Following Part 1, which explored the growing threat of cyber attacks, this article gives some pointers as to how you can best protect your organisation against malicious attacks. Reverse engineering One … Continue reading

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Under Attack!
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Cyber crime is a rising threat worldwide and one that no organisation can afford to ignore. It’s a growing problem across the globe, but organisations based in Europe are particularly vulnerable. Targeting Europe A new study* has identified that hackers … Continue reading

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