Wayne, Pa. – September 4, 2014 –
Sungard® Availability Services™ (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the Business Continuity Management Planning Software report.*
Sungard AS was among 18 enterprise-class providers evaluated. Providers were rated against their ability to execute on criteria including product/service, overall viability, sales execution/pricing, market responsiveness/record, marketing execution, customer experience and operations. Providers were also evaluated based on their completeness of vision including market understanding, marketing strategy, sales strategy, offering strategy, business model, vertical/industry strategy, innovation and geographic strategy.
“We’re honored to be named a leader in business continuity management planning by Gartner,” said Louis Grosskopf, general manager, Business Continuity Software, Sungard AS. “We continue to innovate with our business continuity software, AssuranceCM, most notably with the recent addition of a global emergency notification system, AssuranceNM. Given our heritage in disaster recovery and business continuity, we look forward to continuing to provide our customers with business continuity planning solutions that meet their needs.”
With more than 30 years in disaster recovery and business continuity, Sungard AS understands that the focus on business continuity must shift from plans to outcomes. With its AssuranceCM suite, Sungard AS works hand-in-hand with customers to drive higher levels of engagement in the planning process, increasing confidence in outcomes.
*Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software, Roberta Witty, John Morency, August 2
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About Sungard Availability ServicesSungard® Availability Services™ (Sungard AS) has more than 30 years of experience providing flexible availability services that help ensure organizations keep applications always on, always available. The company leverages its proven expertise to provide managed IT services, information availability consulting services, business continuity management software and disaster recovery services to clients in North America, Europe and India. Sungard AS helps customers improve the resiliency of their mission critical systems by designing, implementing and managing cost-effective solutions using people, process and technology to address enterprise IT availability needs.
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