SaaS and the digital transformation.As an Independent Software Vendor (ISV), you can see more and more of your customers moving to the cloud or to hybrid cloud environments, adopting bimodal IT strategies to prevent inflexible on-premise legacy platforms from hampering the pace of progress. To stay competitive and grow, you need to follow suit by offering both traditional software licensing and Software as a Service (SaaS). But are you ready to take it all on – providing the performance, availability, and security that today’s business operations rely on? Yes, you can. With a Cisco-Powered Hosted Private Cloud from Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), you can take advantage of a trusted ecosystem that provides the cloud technology platforms, expertise, and support you need to accelerate your journey to generating revenue through a SaaS model.A hosted private cloud tailored to ISVs.A Cisco-Powered Sungard AS Hosted Private Cloud combines the fast provisioning, cost-efficiency, and scalability features of a public cloud with the security, availability, and performance advantages you and your customers need from a SaaS solution. And unlike the shared resources of a public cloud, a Hosted Private Cloud solution provides fully dedicated server and storage resources for greater control and flexibility. Enhanced security. With the integrated network, data, and application security offered by Cisco technologies coupled with Sungard AS’ ISO-certified data centers, your customers can trust you to protect their applications and the data they generate to meet compliance and security requirements. Always-on availability. With up to 99.95% uptime, you can offer your SaaS customers the reliable, resilient infrastructure they need with a guaranteed Recovery Time Objective (RTO). As a leader in disaster recovery, Sungard AS knows how to deliver a fully recoverable production environment for business continuity, should a disruptive or a disastrous event occur. Higher performance. A Hosted Private Cloud provides the robust processing engine needed for fast access to applications to accelerate business processes – a key goal of digital transformation. Our solution allows you to maintain predictable performance levels that your customers can count on.Why Sungard AS?With a Cisco-Powered Hosted Private Cloud from Sungard AS, you can be confident that the applications you develop and bring into production will run on a stable platform you can trust. Focus on innovation, not infrastructureToday, surviving in the business application market means bringing advanced capabilities to customers sooner to compete more effectively. It also means finding innovative ways to attract and retain business – and that’s what broadening your brand to include or expand SaaS services is all about.