Tag Archives: Security

Increasing UK SME’s Opportunities with the Government

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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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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SunGard Availability Services helps Export Technologies gain e-commerce seal of approval

SunGard Availability Case Study: Export Technologies Business challenge Export Technologies provides an award winning multi-channel e-commerce platform that enables businesses to successfully sell online without risk. To give retail clients confidence that its IT infrastructure is secure and resilient, it … Continue reading

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The CIO–CFO Debate: Mid-Air Collision?

When it comes to guarding against IT breakdowns, both the CIO and the CFO tend to be typecast into ‘innovator’ and ‘naysayer’ categories, respectively. But cloud computing and virtualisation technologies coupled with security concerns should drive more collaboration across these … Continue reading

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SunGard Availability Services Secures ISO 27001 Certification
Sungard Availability Services UK

SunGard Availability Services, the pioneer and leading provider of Information Availability services, today announced that it has achieved the ISO 27001:2005 standard for its enterprise-grade shared private cloud environment and managed services offering. By attaining the standard SunGard has proven … Continue reading

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What lessons can be learned from the Games?

The London 2012 Olympic Games were more successful than any of us dared hope, not only in terms of the UK’s medal haul but also in terms of safety. While the threat level was upgraded to “severe” during the competition … Continue reading

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Planning for Cloud Outages

Last year was a trying one for Cloud Computing. While positioned as a game changing revolution for IT, most of the talk instead focused on some of the numerous high profile Cloud outages that affected scores of businesses and their … Continue reading

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UK CIOs Still Lack Confidence In Cloud

Concerns Persist Over Cloud Model Amid Bad Experiences Reveals SunGard Availability Services Research Key findings: 68% of UK CIOs only happy to outsource data which is not critical or sensitive Only 10% of CIOs ‘completely confident’ in security and resilience … Continue reading

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