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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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2013: The Year in Review
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In many ways 2013 has been a pivotal year for businesses: the UK economy entered its first truly stable period of growth in over five years and organisations are now becoming far more optimistic about the future.  Technology trends such … Continue reading

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High Availability Hosting Helps Business Soar at Travel Hypermarket
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GTA, the B2B fully independent travel brand of the Kuoni’s Global Travel Services division is a world leader in the wholesale supply of hotels, ground travel products and group tours to the travel industry. It is heavily reliant on a … Continue reading

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Southern Housing Group Finds Cloud Recovery as Safe as Houses
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Southern Housing Group , one of Southern England's largest housing associations, recognised that it needed to put in place more robust IT disaster recovery arrangements to enable the organisation to withstand disruption and continue providing vital services to its 66,000 … 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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Have we reached a turning point in how businesses manage resilience?
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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

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