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Sungard Availability Services inducted into prestigious BCI Hall of Fame

London, United Kingdom: 7th November 2018 – Sungard Availability Services ® (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services has been featured in the coveted BCI Hall of Fame. The induction to the BCI Hall of Fame, reserved for those who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry, was awarded to Sungard AS at the BCI Gala Dinner which took place last night in London.

The prestigious BCI Hall of Fame title celebrates the best in the business continuity and resilience industry and is awarded to organisations who have won three BCI awards in the same category. Sungard AS met the criteria for the award due to winning Best Business Continuity Service Provider in the Americas and Globally (2013), in India (2014 and 2015) and in Europe (2016). In addition, Sungard AS was previously recognised as Best Business Continuity Product Provider in India (2013 and 2014) and Best Business Continuity and Resilience Product Provider in Europe (2015).

Speaking of Sungard AS’ acceptance, Kathy Schneider, Chief Marketing Officer at Sungard Availability Services said:

“We’re delighted to be inducted into the BCI Hall of Fame, one of the most sought-after awards in the industry. It’s an honour to receive further recognition of our business continuity solutions, following previous BCI award wins.

It is essential for businesses to be resilient and remain operational when disaster strikes. Resilience also includes the ability to respond to industry or competitive disruptions and evolve operations to meet new conditions successfully. We strive to deliver products and services to enable this, and work closely with our customers to help them succeed.”

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for business continuity, and recognises the outstanding contributions of Business Continuity, Risk and Resilience professionals and organisations through its award programme.

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About Sungard Availability Services:

Sungard Availability Services ("Sungard AS") is a leading provider of critical production and recovery services to global enterprise companies. Sungard AS partners with customers across the globe to understand their business needs and provide production and recovery services tailored to help them achieve their desired business outcomes.  Leveraging more than 40 years of experience, Sungard AS designs, builds and runs critical IT services that help customers manage complex IT, adapt quickly and build resiliency and availability. Visit Sungard Availability Services at www.sungardas.co.uk or call 08082388080. Connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and our blog.

Representing techUK (formerly Intellect), the trade association, Sungard AS helped define ISO 27036 – the IT standard relating to information security in supplier relationships (including cloud services) as a member of SC27.  Previously in a similar arrangement, Sungard AS helped develop both business continuity management standard BS 25999, now ISO 22301 and IT continuity management standard ISO 27031.  Within the UK, Sungard AS became the first business continuity provider to secure certification against the BS 25999 Standard, which it retained in 2010. Sungard AS is also certified to ISO 27001 and ISO 9001, and compliant with IGSoC, PCI DSS and ISAE3402.

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