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Keeping Disaster Recovery In Step With Business

You’ve taken the time to implement a disaster recovery (DR) plan for your company – you’re prepared for anything! You’ve covered all the milestones: You initiated a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) to determine the recovery times you’ll need for your applications. You tiered your applications and documented their interdependencies so you’ll know which order your […]

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Why Doesn’t IT Perform Better Change Management for Disaster Recovery? The Answer Lies in the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

What does change management have to do with the second law of thermodynamics? I know it might initially sound like a stretch to relate these two things together, but bear with me. (It won’t be as tenuous as the connection between Gangnam Style and IT disaster recovery, I promise.) What IS change management, anyway? Change […]

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Author: Alison Brooker on

October INSIDER: #Cloud trends, disaster planning and fall events on the horizon

Check out latest edition of the monthly SunGard Availability Services INSIDER newsletter, a place for IT professionals to explore the latest news, trends and tips. This month’s issue features articles and videos designed to keep you up to date on cloud computing, disaster planning, customer events and more. Our video series on Recovery Services continues […]

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Why Test Management is Critical: @SunGardAS Heads to DRJ Spring World 2012 (#drjspring)

We have a jam-packed schedule at DRJ Spring World 2012 (#drjspring) in Orlando next week, but unfortunately that doesn’t include a ride on Space Mountain or a show at SeaWorld.  Instead, we’ll be located in booth 415-419 visiting with conference attendees sharing our expertise on why test management is crucial to your overall business continuity […]

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SunGard Mobile Recovery Unit Multi-City Tour – Kicks-Off at DRJ Spring World 2012

In just few days, we’ll be headed to DRJ Spring World 2012 (#drjspring) – the premier event for decision makers in every aspect of business continuity and disaster recovery.  Its’ 46th conference will offer industry insights and trends, best practices and real-world examples through its’ 45 sessions, 12 workshops and 9 keynotes. SunGard Availability Services is a […]

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SunGard Managed Recovery Program Service Delivers Higher DR Value for Enterprise Organizations

SunGard Managed Recovery Program (MRP) service continues to gain momentum. Last week, another customer came through the MRP on-boarding test process. Their comments and findings provide a “before” and “after” picture of what organizations working with this exciting new service from SunGard can expect: The organization reported “significant” improvements with “tremendous [...]

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New Managed Recovery Program (MRP) Service Receives Interest as the “Only” Service Addressing Root-Cause Recovery Challenges

Last week, SunGard Availability Services announced General Availability (GA) of a new service called Managed Recovery Program (MRP). This service offers to help ensure the availability of applications by supporting management of the entire recovery lifecycle using a systematic approach for SunGard customers. As part of the approach, root-cause problems which undermine recovery are identified and [...]

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How Confident Are You in Your Recovery? Forrester Reports Suggest that Maybe You Should Not Be

—-> By Kelly Baig Last Spring, Forrester published some interesting data from a late 2010 survey they conducted with Disaster Recovery Journal of 200 DRJ members. In that survey, 61% of respondents reported that they felt “very prepared” or “prepared” to recover data centers in the event of a site failure. This is an increase […]

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