Wayne, Pa. – September 23, 2014 –
Sungard® Availability Services™ (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced it is partnering with Kahua, Inc. to support Kahua’s global collaborative Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering by providing expert management of infrastructure, network and application security.
In search of robust data and security support, Kahua turned to Sungard AS for managed hosting services in a colocation environment. Sungard AS acts as an extension of Kahua’s IT team, delivering security services, disaster recovery, firewall, and Log and Threat Manager by Alert Logic.
“The value Sungard AS brings us for availability and security best practices is unrivaled,” said Scott Unger, co-founder and CEO of Kahua, Inc. “With a small IT team, we turn to Sungard AS for their professional and seasoned security expertise, the ability to scale operations up and down as needed, and their international reach to support our global expansion,” he added. “This is a true partnership – we leverage Sungard AS for their security and network consultative experience to assist us with our highly complex environment.”
Kahua is one of the first cloud-based platforms to deliver on the full promise of B2B collaboration, allowing individual stakeholders in a construction project to own, control and seamlessly share project workflows, data and applications between stakeholders. Kahua’s technology enables each business entity to independently maintain and own their Kahua system, apps and data related to a project.
“Like many companies today with a smaller IT staff, Kahua trusts Sungard AS to manage its complex IT infrastructure,” said Jack Dziak, executive vice president, global products, Sungard AS. “Sungard AS enables companies like Kahua to focus on their own business so they can grow and scale exponentially, while we focus on their availability and security needs.”
The Kahua project management and collaboration platform serves customers in the commercial construction, EPCM (Engineering/Procurement/Construction/Management), government and transportation fields. By seamlessly connecting multiple stakeholders, Kahua’s platform removes a tremendous amount of redundancy and cost.
Sungard AS leverages its scale and global reach to address its approximately 7,000 customers’ cloud, managed hosting and recovery-services needs. For additional information on Sungard AS, please visit
About KahuaKahua is the first cloud-based platform to deliver on the full promise of business-to-business collaboration. This next generation project management and collaboration platform manages all of the documents, communications and costs associated with a project. By enabling each project stakeholder to create, manage and control its own independent applications and data, organizations can connect worldwide in a collaborative environment. For more information, visit
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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