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Get the IT training you need to take care of business. Sungard AS’ IT webinars provide ample opportunity to learn about a wide range of IT services and solutions, including Online Backup, Disaster Recovery, Managed Hosting, and Business Continuity.

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How to build resiliency into your security program

Get first-hand, business-saving advice about recovery planning and continuity from Matt Goche, Director of Security Consulting at Sungard AS.

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Is Your Crisis Management Program Ready for Today’s World?

As traditional Disaster Recovery makes the move into today’s rapidly changing world of Always On, Always Available, it is critical to be proactive in managing events that pose threats to your organization. Effective Crisis Management Programs of today take advantage of the real-time insights and data available to us. It is critical that your crisis management is built on sound principles of situational awareness, impact analysis, decision making and effective communications

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Mission-Critical Cloud Migrations - Case Study Webinar

This webinar provides an overview of the current cloud migration trends and challenges as experienced by the Sungard AS Cloud Consulting group. It also includes a first-hand account from Rajeev Ankireddypalli, Director of Information Technology at Advanced Energy, as he discusses key learnings from the cloud migration process and more.

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ESG Webinar: When Does Cloud Computing Make Sense?
In the webinar, Wayne Pauley discusses how business transformations in the last several years have changed IT and how cloud computing addresses those shifts. According to him, some of the most dramatic changes in the industry in the last thirty years are occurring right now. For example, IT is currently designed around projects, but Pauley predicts that IT will be designed around services in the future. IT departments will have to become more of an advisor that helps the company choose the right cloud service provider, ensure governance is adhered to, onboard the business unit into the cloud, and possibly manage it for them.

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Transforming Your Business with Cloud (Part II)
Enterprise Cloud Services from Sungard Availability Services allowed Social Solutions to break away from antiquated data-management methods to a cloud platform that addressed their management requirements and enabled them to expand into a new market.

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Move Over Plans - BC goes Real-time

Classic BC meets the time machine. The future of time compression is actually happening now in every industry – fashion, technology, media, cyber security. Planning and preparation doesn’t go away but forward-looking risk and BC continuity leaders have started to challenge BCM status quo – should we continue to organize our programs with the traditional paradigm of before, during, after incident?

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Transforming Your Business with Cloud

As VP of Healthcare Technology & Principal Architect for Netsmart, Art faced the challenge of moving NetSmart away from the restraints of traditional infrastructure to a flexible, fast paced cloud platform. This transition accelerated NetSmart's time to market and revolutionized theNetsmart Evolv product offering, leading to an improved client experience and a greater overall value proposition.

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You Can Have It All! How to Leverage a Hybrid IT Strategy

Hybrid IT is not just hype. Find out why more enterprises are relying on complex, hybrid IT architectures and how to manage them most effectively. Mary Johnston Turner, IDC Research Vice President, Enterprise System Management Software, discusses how organizations can effectively monitor, govern, and optimize hybrid IT environments and Sungard AS’ Len Whitten, Director, Cloud Services Product Management, presents a complementary case study.

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Communicating With Confidence: Crisis Communications Best Practices

A solid crisis communications strategy is increasingly becoming a standard requirement for many industries. To this end, analysts predict continued high adoption of automated emergency/mass notification systems (EMNS). This webinar offers best practices for your crisis management and emergency notification program, recommends approaches for testing and validating call trees, and discusses how to leverage integrated test management tools to schedule activation exercises.

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Strategies for Achieving Application Availability in the Cloud – On Demand Webcast

As the Internet and computing have become ubiquitous over the past 25 years, there is an expectation by customers of always-on service. Businesses compete based on meeting and exceeding customer expectations, and if those expectations are shattered, customers may choose to do business with the competition, affecting revenue and corporate profit as well as incurring unnecessary costs such as regulatory fines or lawsuits. As a result, the heart of most businesses - the most critical business processes such as those that deal with customers and fulfillment - are often expected to be available 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

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Aligning BCM, DR and Crisis Management Programs for a More Resilient Organization

Learn how opposing forces for driving integration and delineating functions have manifested major challenges, how each discipline (BC, DR, CM) plays a key role in a holistic BCM program focused on managing risk and preparing response to significant disruptive events, and how peers in their industries have leveraged best practices and other approaches (frameworks and tools) to help bridge siloes and demonstrate valuable insight to help the business prioritize risk-based initiatives and increase resiliency.

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Sungard AS Disaster Preparedness Webinar: When Disaster Strikes - How will you quickly notify your team and get them back to work?

A crisis of any kind can be unsettling for a company and its team responsible for minimizing the impact to IT infrastructure, employees, and company reputation. Yet with all the planning and testing for IT resiliency, there is a human element of a crisis that is often overlooked. Sungard Availability Services shares insightful trends and statistics, best practices from actual events and experiences, and emergency and incident management communication scenarios and solutions.

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The View is Better From Up Here: Breaking Through Barriers to Cloud

Ask three people what Cloud is, and you will likely get three different answers. Between the hype, misunderstanding and the level of technical sophistication it can involve, this is not entirely surprising. Cloud is a new IT delivery model which is built leveraging existing infrastructure elements that have not fundamentally changed in years.

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Sungard AS BC Software Webinar: This is NOT a Test: Best Practice guidance for plan testing in the Real World

This webinar provides an overview of the common drivers and considerations for plan testing, as well as practical guidance and recommendations for the critical processes that require testing, sites to prioritize, as well as the types of tests, how to conduct them and how often.

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Sungard AS Business Continuity Software Webinar: BCP 101

During this webinar, you'll learn field-proven methods to successfully create and sustain an enterprise-wide business continuity program.

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PCI Compliance in the Cloud: Myth vs. Reality

The cost and management of PCI compliance is out of control. Companies are forced to spend thousands and sometimes millions of dollars on technology like log management that is complex and difficult to deploy. According to the leading Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs), requirements 10, 11.2, and 11.4 are the three biggest and most expensive PCI compliance challenges facing companies. How can your organization overcome these PCI compliance challenges with limited budget and resources? Cloud-based solutions are the answer.

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Colocation and Beyond: Why Security and Compliance Matter More Than Ever Before

Colocation facilities offer the space, power, and internet connectivity that support business' IT infrastructure while protecting the physical hardware with 24/7 security, locked cages, and even biometric recognition. Physical security is only one part of a robust security posture, and does little to prevent internal and external network breaches and virtual attack. Join Sungard AS colocation and managed security experts as they discuss current enterprise colocation and security challenges along with the benefits of a robust security service.

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From Disaster to Business Continuity – a 9/11 Survival Story

If your company had to evacuate its facilities right now and you couldn’t get back in for weeks, would you know what to do to ensure your business continues to operate?

That is exactly the challenge Kelley Okolita, a world renowned Master Business Continuity Planner (MBCP), faced in the wake of one of our nation’s greatest tragedies. In the aftermath of 9/11, Kelley was responsible for managing disaster recovery and business continuity efforts for a Fortune 500, global financial services company.

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Security in the Cloud - Webinar

If cloud computing is the most talked about topic in IT, security in the cloud is a close second. As Enterprises consider Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) as part of their overall IT strategy, questions around compliance, security, and management data within the cloud infrastructure are of critical importance. This session covers security within IaaS and what to look for in a cloud provider to ensure that your requirements are met.

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Recovering Applications to Cloud Webinar: Top 5 Considerations for Raising Service Levels with Tiered Recovery Services

In this session, Sungard Availability Services will offer an inside perspective on the top 5 considerations for cloud-based recovery, which are: analyzing applications by business value, selecting modern data movement into the cloud, automating recovery steps, using enterprise-class cloud platforms, and scoping network requirements. Sungard AS will also provide an overview of its Recover2Cloud(sm) services suite, which packages modern data movement for tiered recovery benefits.

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Why Colocation Space Doesn’t Matter

Join Joe Sullivan, Sungard AS senior director of product management, in a recorded webinar that will help you understand power requirements today and plan for future needs. You will learn what increasing power draw means to your business, how to save money through effective power management and much more.

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Sungard AS BC Software Webinar: PLANet Notification - An Instant Solution in Crisis Communications

During this business continuity planning software webinar you’ll learn why PLANet for Financial Institution's Notification Tool is an effective tool to get the word out anytime to your personnel, whether notifying them about a disruption at your facility, conducting a quick survey or releasing an organization-wide announcement.

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Simplify Your Data Protection Strategies - Best Practices for Online Data Backup & Recovery

Organizations large and small struggle with exponential data growth, shrinking backup windows and serious resource constraints. IT professionals must answer difficult questions regarding how to back up more data in less time with the same amount of money. Replacing or upgrading your data protection solution is no small task, and the very survival of your business may depend on it. It’s critical that you choose the right solution for your environment now.

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Sungard AS Webinar: Achieving Business Continuity with LDRPS
The success of your BC/DR program depends upon the tools you choose to develop your plans: without a strong planning application, the best data in the world — whether garnered from business impact analyses, incident management exercises, or risk assessments — may be rendered ineffective. Learn how Sungard AS LDRPS Business Continuity Planning Software can help.

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Organizing Your Plans in PLANet
Get an in-depth look at organizing your plans in PLANet Professional for Financial Institutions to achieve maximum results.

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Sungard Availability Services BC Software Webinar: Continuity Management Solution (CMS)
Learn about this integrated software platform offering flexible modules that support the entire BCP life cycle – all powered by the intelligence and logic of our deep planning expertise.

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Sungard AS Business Continuity Software Webinar - Testing Using PLANet
This webinar explores testing basics,the value of a standard testing process, Business Continuity standards and their testing requirements, and using Sungard Availability Services' PLANet business continuity planning tool to test your plans.

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Reduce IT Risk and Maximize Infrastructure Availability Through Colocation Services
In this webinar, The 451 Group/Tier1 Research and Sungard Availability Services hone in on your most critical data management concerns - uptime, productivity, costs and security.

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Sungard AS Continuity of Operations Planning Webinar
This webinar focuses on how Sungard AS Continuity Management Solution can support government agencies in the pursuit of a strong Continuity of Operations Plan.

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Adaptable Strategies Flu Webinar Update
This 36 minute presentation will address the question: Are New Triggers and Responses Needed for the Upcoming Flu Season? Focus will be on the business, operational and workforce issues caused by the fall and winter flu season

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Storage & Data Protection Optimization: 3 Vital Keys That Impact Business Availability and Profitability
In this webinar,you'll examine three key areas to Storage Optimization and Data Protection that every business and technology executive/manager should know

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Sungard AS Business Continuity Software - BCP and Meeting the New Federal Regulations Webinar Recording
In this webinar, you'll learn field-proven methods to successfully create and sustain an enterprise-wide business continuity program

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