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SunGard Availability Services Boosts Managed Security Services With Enhanced Log And Threat Management Capabilities

Alert Logic Threat Manager automatically identifies malicious behavior and questionable network patterns

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet-based applications have become commonplace even within more traditional brick and mortar organizations. With the uptick in online business transactions however, the business risk associated with electronic threats has also grown, making information security a key concern of IT and business unit leaders. To help organizations address these challenges, SunGard Availability Services has expanded its Managed Security Services portfolio with enhanced Log and Threat Management Services designed to defend networks and mission-critical data from security breaches and attacks.

Part of SunGard's comprehensive suite of production services, the Log and Threat Management Services provide customers more choices to help them address compliance requirements and run their business confidently.

Log and Threat Management Services are offered through a partnership with Alert Logic:

-- Alert Logic Threat Manager automatically identifies malicious behavior and questionable network patterns originating both inside and outside of a customer's network. -- Alert Logic Log Manager collects and archives log data on events relevant to customers' security while ActiveWatch and LogReview, provide expert human analysis, review and insight on real-time security threats and alerts.

"As an experienced managed services provider, we know and understand the escalating importance that security plays in today's business environment," said Rob Walters, vice president of product development at SunGard Availability Services. "The addition of log and threat management to our existing portfolio of managed security services and security consulting services allows us to provide our customers with comprehensive solutions to help enhance their security posture and meet compliance requirements. Partnering with Alert Logic further expands the best-of-breed offerings that we are committed to providing to our customers."

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 www.sungardas.com 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 20,000 employees and serves more than 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 of about $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 434 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 www.sungard.com.

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