DRJ's Fall 2018

Conference & Exhibit

Attend The #1 BC/DR Event!

Summer Journal

Volume 31, Issue 2

Full Contents Now Available!

Saturday, 17 November 2007 23:07

SunGard Seminar: Addressing tomorrow's business continuity challenges today

Written by  Judith Eckles

"Credible plans cover more than just large systems," may have been the epitome of understatement in remarks made by Fred Joy, Senior Research Analyst of Services and Systems Management Strategies of the META Group, Inc., Stamford, Connecticut at an one day seminar hosted by SunGard Recovery Services at its Philadelphia MegaCenter in October. Joy was one of four speakers. Also speaking were Virginia Maher, FBCI, CBCP, Manager of Business Continuity Planning for NYCE Corporation; Jeff Jones, Senior Vice President, Web Development & Operations Group,Reality Online, a Reuters Company, and Jim Dibrino, Chief Operating Officer of SunGard.Dibrino opened the briefing with a capsulized view of the history and direction of the business continuity industry, based primarily on SunGard’s experience. After a fairly static initial 15 years, the rate of change in the industry over the last five years has been dramatic. The move from the longtime traditional hotsite recovery, to electronic