IT outage or cyberattack? These are the top business threats that keep the C-suite up at night

With Atlantic hurricane season underway, hackers targeting cities with ransomware, and airline outages still persistent, it’s clear there are a variety of disasters...

Creating a multi-cloud strategy: Gaining executive buy-in and establishing governance

By Meg Ramsey Moving to a cloud-first strategy is a worthy goal. According to Gartner, “If you have not developed a cloud-first strategy yet, you are likely falling...

Why sovereign public cloud is a game changer for the UK public sector and the citizens it serves

By Chris Huggett Spending £100m an hour or £28,000/second, is an immense responsibility for the public sector. How it chooses to distribute an approximately £817...

How to avoid ransomware attacks: Lessons from Baltimore, Atlanta and other cities

by Asher de Metz Baltimore estimates that its ongoing ransomware attack will cost $18.2 million in recovery costs and delayed and lost revenue. The city has already...

IT security cartoon: When your security solution is actually the problem

Security should be a high priority for every organization. Unfortunately, there is a serious shortage of quality cybersecurity staffers on the market. Who’s...

Nashville: Where technology & country music collide

  No one has ever accused the country & western music industry of being an early adopter of technology. Some of the most famous C&W songs in history conjure up tech...

The modern-day quarterback: a model of resilience for today’s businesses

  Every modern-day quarterback knows what it’s like to keep going in the face of adversity, from fighting extreme temperatures and high winds to feeling the effects of...

Does M&A spell outage? What merging organizations need to know about IT resilience

Mergers and acquisitions take time and energy. Take Virgin America and Alaska, for example. After buying Virgin America in 2016, Alaska has spent more than two years...

Three Steps to Comply with FIL-19-2019: Technology Service Provider Contracts

A guide to help Financial Institutions and Technology Service Providers achieve their business continuity objectives By John Beattie In April 2019, the FDIC released ...

3 High-Profile Business Disruptions—and the Resilience Questions They Raise

By James A. Martin Over the past two years, 93 percent of organizations experienced tech-related business disruptions, according to IDC’s 2018 “The State of IT...

How resilient are you? New Forrester DRaaS study sheds light on business resilience

  Sungard AS manages large-scale infrastructure recovery using application discovery and dependency mapping, automated change management, and advanced orchestration...

Sungard AS fortifies storm prep plans to face the next bomb cyclone

  The unpredictable weather this spring would test the nerves of even the most weathered storm chasers. Phenomena ranging from unprecedented flooding to tornadic...
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