The 2016 edition of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software recently positioned Sungard AS in the "Leaders" quadrant for the second time in a row.A key criteria in the evaluation is the 'Ability to Execute' for which analysts evaluate technology providers on the quality and efficacy of the processes, systems, methods or procedures that enable their performance to be competitive, efficient and effective, and to positively impact revenue, retention and reputation. We are pleased that Sungard AS was positioned highest in Ability to Execute among all 13 vendors in the report.Download a copy of the report to find out more about this Gartner research and how the market is evolving. If you’re currently evaluating business continuity software, it could help you narrow down your options for the most qualified vendors. FIGURE 1.MAGIC QUADRANT FOR BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT PLANNING SOFTWARE, WORLDWIDE Source: Gartner (July 2016) Sungard AS Assurance Business Continuity SoftwareCM Sungard AS Assurance Business Continuity SoftwareCM is a vital planning tool for gaining a better understanding of your operational risks and the financial impact disruption could have on your business. Gartner Disclaimer:Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software by Roberta J. Witty, John P Morency, July 11, 2016. This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from Sungard AS here. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.