AVAILABILITY SERVICES                                                                          Delivering resilient GOVERN...
GOVERNMENT AND BS 25999                                                                                 Delivering resilie...
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SunGard Government and BS25999


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The challenges of delivering Government services – at both local and national levels – are significant. The expectations of taxpayers and of business are growing, and the financial constraints demand difficult decisions.

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SunGard Government and BS25999

  1. 1. AVAILABILITY SERVICES Delivering resilient GOVERNMENT AND BS 25999 GovernmentThe challenges of delivering To address this, many Government organisations are investing in BusinessGovernment services – at both Continuity Management (BCM) and inlocal and national levels – are BS 25999 – the British Standard for BCM – as a management frameworksignificant. The expectations to deliver good practice.of taxpayers and of business Enhancing Government servicesare growing, and the with BS 25999financial constraints demand An interruption to Government services –difficult decisions. often highly critical, interdependent, complex, and vital to the country’s interests andFurthermore Transformational Government – competitiveness – can have implicationsthe use of technology to change the way for UK plc.services are delivered and managed – presentsopportunities, but also challenges. Issues Using BS 25999 as a framework for deliveringlike the possibility of service interruptions – resilient services allows a range of initiatives topandemics, denial of access, loss of power, be delivered, on time and on budget such as:utilities or communications, transport Transformational Governmentdisruption, or loss of fuel availability needto be considered. Shared Services e-GovernmentThe implications of a service interruptioncan be significant. It can: Multi-agency initiatives Compromise critical services delivered by Personalised services your department Process re-engineering Affect the introduction of new initiatives Civil Contingencies Act 2004, like e-Government, personalised services, The Pitt Review and other and other citizen-focussed initiatives legislative developments. Cause cost and time over-runs of SunGard Availability Services has the critical projects resources, expertise and experience to Breach your obligations under the deliver BS 25999 into the public sector. Civil Contingencies Act 2004 Leave you vulnerable to data loss, compromised security and other operational issues.
  2. 2. GOVERNMENT AND BS 25999 Delivering resilient Government Delivering BS 25999 to Government The BCM Lifecycle SunGard offers unrivalled scale and expertise in developing your BCM and ntinuity m BS 25999 solutions to meet the needs co a of the organisation including: g n na Understanding the organisation di ge Backup and Recovery Audit Embed BS 25999 Consulting – understand how ment BCM Determining to comply with the Standard Exercising, maintenance programme BCM and review management strategies Workplace Recovery – over 13,000 end user positions across the UK, with over re in 8,600 in London Developing and tu implementing th Technology Recovery – over 30 a BCM response ul or c e technology platforms supported gan ’s Managed Services – a network of highly isation resilient data centre facilities, capable of hosting your applications, with platform & device monitoring and management Shared Services – meeting the performance and financial challenges of Government BCM Software – business continuity management software SunGard is a Pygmalion Partner, with extensive experience in understanding the issues, processes and challenges of supporting the public sector. SunGard was the first business continuity provider in the world to become certified to BS 25999*. * SunGard is certified to BS 25999 at its European HQ. United Kingdom & European Head Office, 12-13 Bracknell Beeches, Old Bracknell Lane West, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7BW 0800 143 413 infoavail@sungard.com www.sungard.co.uk© 2010 SunGard Availability ServicesSunGard and the SunGard logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of SunGard Data Systems Inc. or its subsidiaries in theUS and other countries. All other trade names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. V1:08/10