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Sungard Availability Services Named A “Leader” In Gartner Magic Quadrant for its Assurance Continuity Manager!

Customer responsiveness: those two words capture the Assurance Continuity Manager’s journey since its inception last year. The team I get to work and play with – product management, sales support, professional services, sales, and consulting – all embodies the spirit of customer engagement. You spoke. We listened. We at Sungard Availability Services are pleased to […]

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5 Information Security Breaches You’ve Never Heard About…But Should Have

In late August, there was a report that Dairy Queen was the latest victim of a information security breach affecting credit and debit cards. Except nobody from Dairy Queen has actually confirmed the breach, saying because the stores are franchised and the franchises aren’t required to report security problems, there is no way of knowing […]

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Are Working Moms The “Mother” Of BC/DR?

Working moms spend every waking minute striving to keep their family life and work responsibilities—sometimes simultaneously—up and running. They run their lives based on contingency plans for the “what-if” scenarios and recovery plans from the inevitable everyday disasters, all with the goal of minimal impact to home and workplace operations. If you’re out there earning […]

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Clutter, Chaos, and Confusion…Oh, My! How to De-junk Your Business Continuity Plan

By Kelley Pidhirsky You bring on a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) application. It improves efficiency beautifully and becomes a critical part of your daily operations. Wonderful! Did you remember to put it into your business continuity (BC) plan? No? Oops. You have made your BC plan a master repository of all the information you could ever […]

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3 Questions NOT To Ask When Vetting Your Vendors For Business Continuity Risk

Vetting your vendors from a business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) perspective is hot, hot, hot these days. For example, the federal government put out specific Risk Management Guidance for national banks in October of 2013. In a nutshell, the guidance says, “You’d better make sure your vendors have it together if you’re doing business […]

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