SunGard Availability Services Named a "Top 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendor" by CRN

Mar 23, 2012, 12:06 ET from SunGard Availability Services

WAYNE, Pa., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard Availability Services today announced the company has been recognized as a "Top 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendor" by CRN magazine for the company's Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution. 

The CRN article called out SunGard's Enterprise Cloud Services because, "it offers a fully managed cloud IaaS through which it manages availability and security of compute, network and storage resources with an SLA that promises 99.95 percent uptime."

CRN honored 20 cloud infrastructure companies that host customers' business applications, and store and secure their data, all in the cloud. CRN considered companies that provide public, private and hybrid cloud environments in its selection process.

(Click here to view a product overview of SunGard's Enterprise Cloud Services)

"Being recognized as one of CRN's 'Top 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendors' places SunGard among the elite cloud providers," said Rob Walters vice president, managed services, SunGard Availability Services. "Enterprises that have complex IT environments require security, reliability, compliance and high availability, and SunGard's fully managed Enterprise Cloud Services has proven to address each of these needs consistently."

Enterprise Cloud Services allows SunGard to deliver security and availability for organizations' compute, network, and storage resources, while helping customers contain their costs and maximize efficiencies.

Click here to view the Top 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendor list.

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 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 17,000 employees and serves approximately 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 $4.5 billion, SunGard is the largest privately held software and services company and was ranked 434 on the Fortune 500 in 2011. For more information, please visit

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