SunGard Availability Services (booth N) to address how companies can enhance the availability and uptime necessary to maintain business operations, applications and compliance processes.

Wayne, Pa., December 1, 2010 –/– Organizations today face increasing pressure to serve customers 24/7, protect critical business data and comply with tough regulations. At the Gartner Data Center Conference, SunGard Availability Services (booth N) will address those challenges and showcase solutions that enhance the availability and uptime necessary to maintain business operations, applications and compliance processes.

The conference will feature a presentation by Dominick Paul, vice president, Recovery Services Solution Design at SunGard Availability Services, on “Application Availability for Heterogeneous Environments.” The session takes place on December 7 from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. in the Augustus 5 conference room.

During the session, Mr. Paul will outline effective approaches to the IT challenge of maintaining application availability in multi-platform environments.

“Heterogeneous IT environments are the norm for organizations today as they are designed to address varying needs, budgets and priorities within an organization,” said Mr. Paul. “Security and regulatory concerns may drive the need to maintain historical environments, while other business requirements leverage new technologies. These environments present special challenges in that they require different availability solutions. At the Gartner Data Center Conference, we’ll show organizations how they can help ensure the availability of disparate business applications.”

Another SunGard presenter will be Mickey Zandi, Ph.D., managing principal at SunGard Availability Services, who will participate on a Cisco panel discussion looking at “Lower Data Center Costs Today, Transform it Tomorrow.” As part of the panel, Dr. Zandi will discuss the essential elements for transforming datacenters to drive quantifiable business value. The session takes place on December 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Augustus 3 conference room.

SunGard will be showcasing information availability solutions and software tools at the Gartner event. Among the products highlighted will be Secure2Disk®, SunGard’s solution to promote a more efficient, tiered recovery strategy. This online disk-based service is designed for operational recovery and shifting tape media to long-term archive retention.

About the Gartner Data Center Conference 2010
The Gartner Data Center Conference is the most comprehensive compilation of sessions and advice on the future of the data center ever held. It offers the latest actionable insights and best practices in all areas affecting the data center – real-time infrastructure to servers and storage to business continuity and disaster recovery. Additional information is available at

About SunGard Availability Services
SunGard Availability Services provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software to 10,000 customers in North America and Europe. With five million square feet of datacenter and operations space, SunGard assists IT organizations across virtually all industry and government sectors to prepare for and recover from emergencies by helping them minimize their computer downtime and optimize their uptime. Through direct sales and channel partners, we help organizations ensure their people and customers have uninterrupted access to the information systems they need in order to do business. To learn more, visit or call 1-800-468-7483.

About SunGard
SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves 25,000 customers in 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue exceeding $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 380 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company. For more information, visit

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Chris Lepidi
Porter Novelli for SunGard Availability Services
Phone 617 897 8224
Email chris.lepidi[@]

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