SunGard Availability Services will Demonstrate Enterprise-Grade Application Availability and Security as a Platinum Sponsor at 2011 Cloud Connect

Mar 03, 2011, 11:36 ET from SunGard Availability Services

WAYNE, Pa., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The promise of transformative benefits to IT operations has generated widespread interest in and increasing adoption of cloud computing services. As a Platinum Sponsor of 2011 Cloud Connect, SunGard Availability Services (booth #216) will offer organizations the opportunity to learn how to leverage the benefits of the cloud's shared IT infrastructure while also helping to ensure they maintain the security and compliance best practices essential for enterprise operations.

SunGard Availability Services will showcase its Enterprise Cloud Services, which help customers tap into the efficiency and cost advantages of a fully managed cloud environment with enterprise-grade application availability and security.  Built on Vblock technology from VMware, Cisco and EMC, SunGard's Enterprise Cloud Services deliver managed compute, network, storage and security services that support customer production applications.

At Cloud Connect, Indu Kodukula, CTO and Satish Hemachandran, director of Product Management, SunGard Availability Services, will present "The Secure Enterprise Cloud" on March 8 at 1:15 p.m. in Grand Ballroom H.  Mr. Kodukula and Mr. Hemachandran will discuss how companies can take full advantage of the cloud's efficiency and cost benefits – while managing risk.  They will also examine the security and compliance factors every organization should consider when evaluating cloud computing options.

Cloud Connect 2011 is happening March 7-10, 2011 at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.  To schedule a meeting with SunGard at the show, please contact Katrina Parnacott, phone: 484-582-2445, email:

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About Cloud Connect

Cloud Connect, produced by UBM TechWeb, is the defining event of the cloud computing industry.  As both a conference and an exhibition, Cloud Connect's goal is to chart the course of cloud computing's development by bringing together enterprise IT professionals, developers, infrastructure providers and cloud computing innovators.  UBM TechWeb has produced cloud events that define and frame cloud computing discussions since June 2008, including Cloud Summit Executive and Enterprise Cloud Summit at Interop.  Cloud Connect is a one-of-a-kind event that encompasses the entire cloud computing ecosystem featuring a Launch Pad program, IT & Developer workshops and a full conference program.  Cloud Connect will take place March 7-10, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.  For more information visit:

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 about $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 380 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

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