Wayne, Pa., January 24, 2012 –/BackupReview.info/– SunGard Availability Services announced Tuesday that it has signed an agreement with NAV CANADA, Canada’s private sector civil air navigation services provider, to offer SunGard Workforce Continuity Services at the NAV CENTRE conference facility, located in Cornwall, Ontario. An industry leader in workforce recovery, SunGard provides organizations with temporary employee workspace, equipment, secure access, email, and telephone connectivity in the event of a business interruption or disaster.

The strategic partnership will allow SunGard to expand its footprint in Canada and provide high- quality Workforce Continuity Services to Canadian businesses and government agencies. The NAV CENTRE facility will offer dedicated workstation seats, allowing organizations to customize the workgroup site to fit their specific needs, from room layout to technology requirements, and will be available to that organization exclusively.

The SunGard Workforce Continuity Service offers

  • Fully outfitted recovery facility, custom equipped with technology, office resources, infrastructure, and the amenities needed to get back on task following a business interruption
  • Secure, 7×24 access to the workgroup facility and the entire NAV CENTRE campus
  • Access to over 500 hotel rooms and NAV CENTRE amenities including dining, recreation, transportation, conference planning and other guest services

Read about how a Leading Business Finance Firm used Workforce Continuity Services to keep operations going following a power outage.

“Decreased productivity is one of the biggest sources of revenue loss during a business interruption, and the demand for alternative workspaces is growing as organizations are increasingly aware of this,” said Bruno Berti, senior product manager at SunGard Availability Services. “With the opening of an additional SunGard workgroup site at the NAV CENTRE, government agencies and other organizations in the area are well-situated to take advantage of the safety net SunGard Workforce Continuity Services provide.”

The partnership
“SunGard’s Workforce Continuity Services are a natural extension of what we provide for organizations at the NAV CENTRE,” said Kim Coe-Turner, General Manager of the NAV CENTRE. “Organizations have come to rely on our world-class facility for conference and training events. Now, they can also benefit by using our facility to continue operations through unplanned outages and incidents, adding another layer of convenience for local organizations and agencies.”

For more information about SunGard’s Workforce Continuity Services, or additional recovery and managed services, visit www.sungardas.com.

About the NAV CENTRE
Located on the scenic shores of the St. Lawrence River in Cornwall, the NAV CENTRE is a full service conference centre offering access to 560 guest rooms and 70 dedicated state-of-the-art meeting rooms. The Centre, which is owned and operated by NAV CANADA, can accommodate small groups of five to large groups of up 500. The NAV CENTRE is also an ideal location for organizations with longer-term training or workgroup requirements, with ample classroom space and affordable room and board plans to make your offsite initiatives a success. The NAV CENTRE is an accredited member of the International Association of Conference Centres (IACC), provided for adhering to globally-recognized standards in hospitality service. Learn more about the Centre at www.navcentre.ca.

NAV CANADA, the country’s civil air navigation services provider, is a private sector, non-share capital corporation financed through publicly-traded debt. With operations from coast to coast to coast, NAV CANADA provides air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information services, airport advisory services and electronic aids to navigation.

About SunGard Availability Services
SunGard Availability Services provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software to over 9,000 customers globally. With approximately five million square feet of datacenter and operations space, SunGard Availability Services helps customers improve the resilience of their mission critical systems by designing, implementing and managing cost-effective solutions using people, process and technology to address enterprise IT availability needs. 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 www.sungardas.com or call 1-800-468-7483. Connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About SunGard
SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves over 25,000 customers in more than 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, 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 of about $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 434 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company. Look for us wherever the mission is critical. For more information, visit www.sungard.com.

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