Gartner recognizes Sungard Availability Services as a leader in Magic Quadrant for disaster recovery as a service

Thursday, August 20, 2015 by Sungard Availability Services

Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, Cloud and recovery services, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders' quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) published 21 April 2015.

Gartner evaluated 14 DRaaS providers for this year's Magic Quadrant. Service providers were evaluated on their ability to execute on criteria including product/service, overall viability, sales execution/pricing, market responsiveness/record, marketing execution, customer experience and operations, and completeness of vision. Sungard AS is positioned the furthest for both completeness of vision and ability to execute.

"We're proud to be named a leader in disaster recovery as a service by Gartner," said Jack Dziak, executive vice-president, global products for Sungard AS. "Our Sungard AS DRaaS solutions deliver a truly holistic approach to business resiliency that continues to change the face of the DRaaS industry and we believe further confirms and enhances our leadership position in the highly complex market for advanced recovery solutions."

With more than 30 years delivering recovery solutions that apply to all facets of our customers' production environments, Sungard AS understands that IT must deliver business results. As such, the resiliency of customers' IT environments is crucial in ensuring those results can be consistently delivered, even at time of test and disaster. Sungard AS' comprehensive DRaaS solutions are designed to be flexible enough to work with complex, hybrid IT production and recovery environments, and to scale up and down based on requirements driven by specific business results, addressing a full range of recovery time and recovery point objectives (RTOs/RPOs).

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