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Firms Eye Disaster Recovery Amid Increasingly Interconnected Markets

Marketplace interconnectivity continues to grow, as do threats of cyber-attacks and other causes of downtime. In response, regulators are placing increased pressure on financial institutions to implement disaster recovery plans. Sungard AS’ Chris Cooley, vice president of Operations Transformation, shares how FIs can experience smoother and less complex back-up by storing their data in the cloud.

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7 steps your business can take to weather disaster

Bob DiLossi, director of Crisis Management at Sungard AS, offers CIOs and CTOs tips for ensuring business critical data and functions remain available in the face of natural and man-made disasters.

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Supply Chain Managers: Before Jumping to the Cloud, Remember Your Legacy

Like many of today’s business leaders, supply chain managers are increasing being pressured to migrate to the cloud. However, complex legacy systems commonly used in the industry can be difficult to migrate and can cause operational disruptions. Dominick Paul, national vice president of Strategic Solutions at Sungard AS, explores how a hybrid IT environment that mixes traditional legacy systems and the cloud can deliver the most beneficial business approach to all end users.

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Simplifying the Data Center - Scale Model
 

With Cisco ACI, Sungard AS is better able to facilitate rapid systems integration and customization for network services, monitoring, management and orchestration – delivering flexibility and availability to customers.

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Ready for IT earthquakes?

Is your business ready for a natural disaster? A recent earthquake that hit South Africa raised questions about how emergency-ready South African businesses are in terms of notifying their customers and keeping employees safe. The article highlights Sungard AS’ Assurance Notification Manager and how it provides companies with situational awareness and reliable communication in emergency situations, which is key to seamlessly handling a serious business disruption.

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Tips for Taking a Proactive Approach to Storm Preparedness

Sungard AS’ director of crisis management, Bob DiLossi, offers proactive tips on how to be a weather-ready organization. Just in time for storm season, the article shares what should be included in a storm preparedness plan, a five day pre-storm checklist and tips for creating work from home plans.

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CIO 100 Winners Turn Analytics Into Money-Making New Products

How can IT drive business value? This year’s list of CIO 100 award honorees collectively spent more than $502 million on their technology projects, and many of the winning efforts focus on using advanced analytics to create new sources of revenue, improve customer experience and increase competitive advantage. Sungard AS’ Nick Magliato was named to the list and will represent Sungard AS at the CIO 100 award ceremony on August 19.

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Cisco aids not-for-profit’s expansion into cloud

The Children’s Bureau of Southern California engaged Sungard AS to provide cloud and managed services built on the Cisco Unified Computing System. Through this relationship, the non-profit is able to keep sensitive data secure and available, while freeing up its IT staff to focus on value-added initiatives.

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White hat hacker reveals top security mistakes

Sungard AS’ Asher de Metz, lead senior consultant, information security, reveals the top IT security mistakes he sees companies regularly make – and the simple fixes that will keep systems more secure.

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Case Study: How One Tech Company Used Humor to Launch a New Brand

Sungard AS used humor to communicate with prospects while splitting-off from its former parent company, launching a new brand.

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Zyme Partners with Sungard Availability Services to Deliver Robust and Secure Cloud and Disaster Recovery Services

Sungard AS announced it is working with Zyme Solutions – global leader in the emerging channel data management space – to provide Zyme's customers with Recover2Cloud services, hosted in the Sungard AS cloud and backed by a geographically-diverse disaster recovery deployment.

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The Cloud and PCI Compliance: An Issue Emerges from Recent IT Breaches

In a contributed article, Andrew Byrne, former regional vice president of Solutions Design at Sungard AS shares best approaches – including using a MSP or considering private cloud – for ensuring PCI compliance in the cloud.

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Sungard Availability Services Expands RaaS Portfolio

Sungard Availability Services recently expanded its RaaS portfolio with new data management and cloud recovery offerings including Recover2Cloud for Actifio, Managed Vaulting and Backup for Actifio, and Recover2Cloud for Server Replication for AIX and iSeries.

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Companies advised to combat persistent cyber threats with resilience

Confronted with inevitable cyber-attacks, organizations must go beyond cyber security and focus on achieving cyber resilience. Sungard AS’ Matt Goche and William Gouveia share how companies can better align security measures with business objectives and ensure risk prevention, not technology, drives board room conversations.

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Views on the Business Continuity Software Market: Sungard Availability Services

Following Continuity Central’s recent survey into business continuity software, the publication asked Sungard Availability Services’ VP of Software Business Development, Tracey Forbes, for the Company’s POV on the market. Tracey weighs in on BC software trends, what’s to come and more.

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