Gartner Recognizes Sungard Availability Services As a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service

Wayne, Pa. – April 28, 2015 – 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 Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS).

Gartner evaluated 14 DRaaS providers for this year's Magic Quadrant. Service 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. Sungard AS achieved the highest overall scores in the completeness of vision and ability to execute categories.

"We're proud to be named a leader in Disaster Recovery as a Service by Gartner," said Jack Dziak, executive vice president, global products for Sungard AS. "Our Sungard AS DRaaS solutions deliver a truly holistic approach to business resiliency that continue to change the face of the DRaaS industry and further confirm and enhance our leadership position in the highly complex market for advanced recovery solutions."

With more than 30 years delivering recovery solutions that apply to all facets of our customers' production environments, Sungard AS understands that IT must deliver business results. As such, the resiliency of customers' IT environments is crucial in ensuring those results can be consistently delivered, even at time of test and disaster. Sungard AS' comprehensive DRaaS solutions are designed to be flexible enough to work with complex, hybrid IT production and recovery environments, and to scale up and down based on requirements driven by specific business results, addressing a full range of recovery time and recovery point objectives (RTOs/RPOs).

To view a copy of the 2015 Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service, visit: Who's in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service?

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About Sungard Availability Services
Sungard 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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