Creating a Multi-cloud Strategy: How to Combat Vendor Lock-in

    Vendor lock-in exists at all cloud tiers, but it increases as you move from infrastructure as a service (IaaS) to platform as a service (PaaS), and...

Creating a Multi-cloud Strategy: How to Perform an Application Workload Placement Analysis

Change can be scary. But if you're not willing to change, you can likely kiss innovation goodbye. Which is why you can't just look at the applications you...

Why are launch day outages so common?

Disney+ debuted with more than 500 movies, 7,500 TV show episodes … and more than 8,000 people unable to access the service. As Disney explained, “demand for...

Six Business Continuity Strategy Planning Mistakes to Avoid

By Sungard AS Disaster strikes when you least expect it, and if you're unprepared your organization can face significant downtime, data loss and employee displacement...

What is Business Continuity?

By Dr Sandra Bell, Head of Resilience Consulting - Sungard AS Why Business Continuity? If you had to imagine a worst-case scenario event for your business, what would...

Business Continuity Planning: Creating A BCP Template

By Dr Sandra Bell, Head of Resilience Consulting - Sungard AS Doing business in an increasingly uncertain world is becoming riskier. The rate of digital attacks and...

The Past, Present and Future of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

By Dr Sandra Bell, Head of Resilience Consulting - Sungard AS Being able to protect and continue the value creating operations of an organization in the event of a...

When IT Comes to IT Migrations and Infrastructure Resilience, Teamwork Counts

When you think of great teamwork, what comes to mind? Perhaps The Beatles (John, Paul, George & Ringo are pretty hard to beat)? Or the Miracle on Ice (the 1980...

Are You in Denial About Your Enterprise’s Need for Resilience?

By James A. Martin In a survey conducted for Sungard AS earlier this year, 500 U.S. C-suite executives were asked about their enterprise’s resilience. The results may...

Colocation & Cloud: So Happy Together

More than 50 years ago, a little-known American rock & roll band called The Turtles released the chart-topping hit So Happy Together, knocking the Beatles out...

Post-merger IT Integration: How Entertainment—or Any Industry—can Avoid Costly Outages

There's big news in the entertainment world. Viacom and CBS have struck a deal to recombine after 13 years apart. While the two industry heavyweights may share...

Disaster Recovery Security: How to Secure Your Organization as You Recover

The most resilient organizations proactively address emerging threats, prioritize cybersecurity and have a plan in place to quickly mitigate vulnerabilities. ...
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