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Who needs Hosted Private Cloud? Try your landlord, healthcare provider and edtech service, for starters

When Sungard Availability Services introduced its hosted private cloud solution for Dell EMC environments last month, companies began taking a second look at their cloud installations. From real estate management firms to healthcare providers to educational technology (edtech) vendors, businesses of all types began assessing their need for greater security and resilience. What do these […]

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Open source and security: 4 questions to ask yourself

Patching has never been more important. The WannaCry ransomware attack that infected more than 300,000 systems, the NotPetya attack that hobbled approximately 16,500 more, and of course the Equifax breach that compromised the information of 145.5 million Americans all happened because patches weren’t added quickly enough. But what if patches weren’t available at all? That’s […]

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CARTOON: Ignoring software update pop-ups? You may get a ransom note instead.

Hackers prey on complacency like thieves checking cars in a parking lot: They don’t have to break windows if you leave the doors unlocked. They bet organizations won’t make simple software updates, and they’re often right. Just look at the WannaCry attacks earlier this year. The ransomware was designed to exploit a known weak spot […]

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For the Third Year in a Row, Sungard AS is a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software

The 2017 edition of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software again positioned Sungard AS in the “Leaders” quadrant. This is the third year in a row that Sungard AS has been placed in the Leaders quadrant of this magic quadrant. Gartner’s continued coverage of this area underscores its importance to today’s […]

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