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  • To secure AWS, a human touch goes a long way

    While a move to the cloud generally reduces the need for many of the classic and specialized IT roles, security analyst is one prominent exception, said Andy Stone, senior product manager at Sungard AS. Even as the industry moves toward DevSecOps, it's still vital to have personnel that focus purely on how to secure AWS, or other cloud environments you use. "The security landscape is rapidly changing, and it often takes a dedicated professional to protect against evolving threats," Stone said.

  • The disaster landscape is changing

    The disaster landscape is changing, but many organizations haven’t changed the way they’re preparing. Joseph George, vice president of product management at Sungard AS, provides tips and best practices for revamping DR plans and strategies to protect against some of the newer, less predictable disasters coming to light.

  • PCI Compliance Made Easy with Sungard Availability Services’ Certified Resilient Cloud Platforms

    WAYNE, Pa.—August 28, 2018—Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) has expanded its Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) certification across its modern, resilient cloud platforms, and now offers compliant production and disaster recovery services on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its managed private cloud.

  • Sungard AS Wins Silver and Bronze Stevie Awards in 2018 International Business Awards

    WAYNE, Pa.— August 14, 2018 — Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) received both a silver and bronze Stevie® Award in The 15th Annual International Business Awards®. Susan Lynch, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Sungard AS, won silver in the Woman of the Year category, while Chris Fielding, Chief Information Officer at Sungard AS, won bronze for IT Executive of the Year.

  • Two Sungard Availability Services’ Executives Named to CRN’s Power 100 List

    WAYNE, Pa. — May 21, 2018 — CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, named Melissa McCoy, Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) Vice President of Global Channels and Alliances, and Michelle LeVan, Sungard AS Vice President of Global Channel Strategy, to its prestigious Power 100 list as part of the 2018 Women of the Channel issue. In addition, six female executives were named to the Women of the Channel list.