Sungard AS Debuts Cloud-Based Recovery for AWS

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Sungard Availability Services is launching a cloud-based recovery solution for partners to sell to clients.

Sungard's Chris OrtbalsThe company said Sungard AS Cloud-based Recovery for Amazon Web Services will help customers respond to system failures, in addition to regulatory requirements. The service provides storage replication, automated recovery of protected workloads and off-site storage — at a utility price.

“Sungard AS Cloud-Based Recovery for AWS provides companies with the ability to protect their virtual workloads within a predictable monthly budget,” said Chris Ortbals, vice president of product management at Sungard AS. “By leveraging the expertise of Sungard AS with a proven cloud recovery model, we can now help customers in Western Europe as well as North America manage their data recovery, which gives IT staff more time to focus on production and business-critical objectives for their organizations.”

Sungard AS said it can now reduce its recovery-time objectives down to two hours. The solution replicates, encrypts, compresses and stores data.{ad}

Partners in the U.S., Canada, Western Europe and the U.K. will have access to it to “become a trusted adviser to their clients as they grow their business with the cloud.”

Sungard AS announced in May that its partner program would expand into Europe.

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