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Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) has announced that its Cloud-Based Recovery for Amazon Web Services is now available in the US, Canada, the UK and Western Europe, providing automated recovery of virtual workloads on the AWS Cloud.

With Cloud-Based Recovery for AWS, customers can experience the full capabilities of Sungard AS' cloud recovery solutions (including storage replication, off-site storage and automated recovery of protected workloads) as a fully managed utility-priced service. Companies pay for recovery compute on AWS at the time of test or disaster, plus a monthly fee.

In the absence of a comprehensive recovery program, responding to system failures, regulatory requirements and outages can be virtually impossible. Cloud-Based Recovery for AWS services ensure comprehensive and cost-effective testing and recovery, which helps customers to comply with regulatory requirements.

New service level agreements (SLAs) include faster recovery time objectives (RTOs) of as little as two hours, with no lower limit to the amount of data under protection. Sungard AS can assemble a tailored solution for each individual customer made up of Sungard AS-protected virtual machines, AWS Cloud services and advanced options for data management. Sungard AS channel partners around the world can leverage Cloud-Based Recovery for AWS to add services and become a trusted advisor to their clients as they grow their business with the cloud.

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