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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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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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HCL Insurance BPO Services Ltd Finds Partnership Approach Takes the Pain Out of Recovery
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In the highly competitive business processing market, cost control and availability are both critical factors. HCL Insurance BPO Services Ltd needed a cost-effective recovery solution that would minimise downtime and mitigate financial loss for its clients.   The enhanced service … Continue reading

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SunGard Announces Major UK and European Data Centre Expansions
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Aims to deliver All-time™ levels of Information Availability to customers, regardless of location London, UK: 28th November, 2013 – SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability services, today announces a tranche of activities which have significantly … Continue reading

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Taking Availability to All Corners of the Organisation: Why Decentralisation is an Essential Business Tool
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Only five years ago ‘recovery’ was the key industry buzzword, and the term played a central role in how businesses developed their business continuity plans. The rise of the available enterprise has changed this, with customers now expecting to be … Continue reading

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The battle for Hearts and Minds
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Despite the formalisation of the BC industry over the last few years with the implementation of standards such as BS25999 and ISO 22301, in many cases one of the biggest obstacles to implementing a business continuity (BC) programme that follows … Continue reading

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Flood protection – how to make sure it doesn’t sink your business
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A Soggy Outlook 2012 was one of the wettest years on record. Over 52 inches of rainfall splashed down on Britain, despite the country experiencing a drought over the first three months. Over 8,000 homes and businesses were battered by … 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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