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Awards and Certifications

Awards and honors are just one measure of Sungard Availability Services' expertise in recovery to design, build and run production environments that are resilient and available. While the best measure of our success is our customers' success, it helps to know that the technology industry recognizes our contributions.

Awards highlights:

  • Cisco Americas Cloud Partner of the Year - 2016
  • Cisco Americas Cloud Partner of the Year - 2015
  • Cisco Canadian Cloud Partner of the Year
  • AT&T Vendor of the Year Award
  • Business Continuity Awards: Ten Years Excellence in BC Management UK
  • CRN Channel Chiefs: Carmen Sorice - 2008-2016
  • CRN Women of the Channel: Melissa McCoy, Sarah Hamilton, Cristina Greysman

All awards in recent years:

Plus   Partner

    2016

    • Cisco Americas Cloud Partner of the Year

    2015

    • Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Master Partner (CMSP)
    • Cisco Americas Cloud Partner of the Year
    • Cisco Canadian Cloud Partner of the Year
    • Cisco UK and Ireland Solution Innovation Partner of the Year
    • AT&T Vendor of the Year Award
    • NetApp Partner Awards – Winner, Innovative Cloud Services
    • NetApp Partner Awards – Highly Commended – Service Provider of the Year
    • Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Master Partner (CMSP)
    • SAP certified hosting and cloud services provider, and operations services provider for SAP HANA

    2014

    • Cisco Partner Summit Awards: Winner 2014 – Cloud Provider Partner
    • Foundational Cisco Intercloud Partner

    2013

    • Cisco Cloud Provider of the Year UKI
    • Cisco Breakout Partner of the Year U.S./Canada

    2012

    • Cisco Americas Cloud Partner of the Year

Plus   Media

    2016

    • CRN Channel Chiefs: Carmen Sorice - 2008-2016

    2015

    • Business Continuity Awards: Best Contribution to Continuity and Resilience [since 2013]
    • Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Awards: Winner, Business Continuity Provider of the Year (Product) – Sungard AS AssuranceCM - Europe
    • Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Awards: ­Winner, Business Continuity Provider of the Year (Product) – Sungard AS Assurance
    • Business Continuity Awards: Ten Years Excellence in BC Management UK
    • CRN Women of the Channel: Melissa McCoy, Sarah Hamilton, Cristina Greysman
    • Channel Partners Advisory Board: Carmen Sorice
    • CRN Channel Chiefs: Carmen Sorice - 2008-2016
    • Patricia Boujoukos, Chief Compliance Officer: Bronze Award, 12th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, Female Executive of the Year – Business Services - More Than 2,500 Employees - Computer Hardware, Services & Software

    2014

    • Business Continuity Awards: Best Contribution to Continuity and Resilience [since 2013]
    • Business Continuity/Resilience Strategy: Royal Bank of Canada
    • Business Continuity Awards: ­Winner – Marks & Spencer – BC Dashboard
    • Business Continuity Awards: Most Effective Recovery, Highly Commended – AIG
    • Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Awards: Highly Commended, Business Continuity Innovation of the Year – RaaS - India
    • Great Place to Work® Institute Awards: SME Top Workplace – Sungard Availability Services Sweden
    • Channel Partners Circle of Excellence Awards: Carmen Sorice
    • Channel Partners Advisory Board: Carmen Sorice
    • CRN Channel Chiefs: Carmen Sorice - 2008-2016

    2013

    • Business Continuity Awards: Best Contribution to Continuity and Resilience
    • BroadGroup Datacloud (formerly Datacentres Europe) Finalist – Public Cloud
    • Channel Partners Circle of Excellence
    • Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Awards: ­Winner, Business Continuity Provider (Service)
    • Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Awards: Winner 2013 – Business Continuity Provider (Product) - India
    • CRN Channel Chiefs: Carmen Sorice - 2008-2016

    2012

    • CRN "Top 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendors" (2012)
    • BroadGroup Datacloud (formerly Datacentres Europe) Winner – Most Sustainable Workplace Recovery Provider
    • Evault Awards: Winner – EMEA West Service Provider of the Year
    • CRN Channel Chiefs: Carmen Sorice - 2008-2016

    2011

    • Cloud Computing Magazine "Excellence in Cloud Computing Award"
    • Business Continuity Awards: Service Provider of the Year 2011 (eight-time winner)
    • Business Continuity Awards: Business Continuity/Resilience Strategy – Financial Times
    • CRN Channel Chiefs: Carmen Sorice - 2008-2016
    • Business Continuity Awards: Business Continuity Consultant, Highly Commended – Richard Jones - UK

Plus   Industry Certifications

  • Payment Card Institute (PCI) Compliance - 2014
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 - 2014
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 20000-1 - 2014
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) (Retail, Credit Cards)
  • Federal Information Security Management Act and National Institute of Standards and Technology (FISMA/NIST) 800-53
  • Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) / Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH)
  • North American Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC-CIP)