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Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery Solutions

Overview

Lead with resilience, recover with confidence

With hybrid IT being the norm for most organisations today, it's likely your production environment is a blend of in-house and external data centres, public and private clouds, and siloed legacy systems.

This complex IT service delivery chain creates multiple points of potential failure, making it harder to maintain continuity for everyday operations and to recover quickly if disaster strikes. Even a few seconds of downtime can mean lost revenue, dissatisfied customers and missed opportunities to get and stay ahead in a competitive market.

But finding the time, resources and expertise needed for business continuity planning and disaster recovery is often postponed ... until the unexpected happens.




Think beyond backup

Creating a resilient, recoverable IT environment isn't a one-and-done exercise. It takes defining, documenting and testing your resiliency and recovery processes on an on-going basis to keep pace with IT and business change. It also takes expanding your thinking beyond just backup.

In addition to having a fully functional copy of your environment on hand to help recover servers, applications, data and workloads after a disruptive event, ensuring data is highly available and protected takes embedding resiliency into and across the production environment.

At Sungard AS, we help our customers move beyond backup to business resiliency, so they can anticipate risk, mitigate the impact and move forward with confidence. Our experience across a broad range of IT production and disaster recovery landscapes makes it easier for you to extend these benefits throughout your hybrid IT environment.

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Choose the right recovery and business continuity service

Even a few seconds of downtime can mean lost revenue, dissatisfied customers and missed opportunities to get and stay ahead in a competitive market. Sungard AS combines a full range of services into a single tailored solution, focused on data protection and recovery. Our approach spans people, processes and technology to fully prepare you for disruption, downtime or disaster.

As a leader in maintaining always-on environments for our customers, we can assess your operational risks, apply proven processes to address them and provide innovative management tools for a high level of business continuity—making your mission-critical operations happen everyday.

Cloud-Based Recovery

Our tiered cloud-based recovery services allow you to balance cost with criticality. We offer server replication with near-zero RPOs and RTOs of under four hours for critical applications, or cloud vaulting with RPOs of under 12 hours for less critical data, workloads and applications. And we can act as a single point of recovery for virtual machines and data in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud.

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Systems and Data Recovery Services

For mission-critical data, our replication services can deliver a fully-functional copy of your environment in a ready-to-use state within 4 – 12 hours. For less urgent recovery requirements or long-term data retention, you can opt for cost-effective back-up and vaulting to meet RTOs and RPOs of 24 – 48 hours. 

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Business Continuity

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Beyond getting back to business after a downtime event, we can help you avoid a disastrous event altogether with our solutions for business continuity. By defining and documenting what needs to be done and when—and who is responsible for action when the threat of downtime emerges—you can react to risks in real time to eliminate the need to recover.

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Why Sungard AS?

Why Sungard AS for recovery and business continuity?

Our consultants will help you plan, implement and manage your recovery environment – from defining your recovery objectives and data protection requirements, to recommending and implementing a complete solution, documenting recovery processes and performing rigorous testing.

Sungard AS has been managing mission-critical production and recovery environments for 40 years, and is recognized as a leader in IDC’s DRaaS MarketScape.

For more information about the solutions in our Recovery and Business Continuity portfolio, see Cloud-Based Recovery Services, System and Data Recovery Services and Business Continuity Services.