SunGard Availability Services' Customers Recover Following the Boston Back Bay Electrical Fire


WAYNE, Pa., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard Availability Services today reported several of its customers were impacted by the Boston Back Bay electrical fire on March 13, 2012.  Nearly 300 employees unable to return to their facilities resumed business operations on March 14th at the end-user Workforce Continuity Center in Marlborough, Mass.

SunGard Workforce Continuity offers comprehensive options for organizations to recover their most important assets – their people. Fully-functional office space includes security-controlled access, space and power, PC workstation systems, secure network connectivity, email, and telephone connectivity with seamless rerouting of an organization's existing numbers.

"The SunGard crisis management team was on high-alert as soon as we received word of the transformer fires in Boston.  We immediately enacted the SunGard Crisis Management Plan and put our teams in place to assist customers impacted by the fires," said Bob DiLossi, director of crisis management at SunGard Availability Services. "We are relieved there are no reported injuries, and are pleased to have been able to help our customers recover and get their organizations running again."    

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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