Dates for your Diary

With the first event of the year, Government ICT, under our belt, we are currently putting the finishing touches to our 2016 events programme. In the meantime, we can confirm Sungard Availability Services will be at, or hosting the following events:

Cloud Expo Europe

12 and 13 April
ExCel London

We are registration sponsor and an exhibitor at Cloud Expo Europe, the world’s biggest and best-attended cloud event. The compelling conference and seminar programme features an unparalleled line-up of 500 international speakers from leading players such as Google, Microsoft, Linux and Ticketmaster as well as Neil Butler, the programme director for digital transformation at the Home Office. To book your complimentary tickets, click here.

Sungard AS thought leadership forum – Resilience for the Northern Powerhouse
13 April – half day
Old Trafford, home of Manchester United Football Club

Join us to hear how organisations are tackling resilience and business continuity. Sungard AS and invited experts will share their knowledge on the potential disruptions that could affect your organisation, how these can be mitigated and how to avoid the pitfalls and outcomes of fire, flood or cyber attack. This event, which includes a tour of Old Trafford, will help you gain knowledge and valuable insights into business risk, and will ensure your organisation can always be available to do business. Spaces are limited so to secure your place today! Click here to register.

ISV webinar – Accelerate your journey to SaaS

13 April – 11am to 11.45am

Sungard AS together with Cisco offer the best combination of technology platforms, partner programmes, industry expertise and support to help Software Vendors shortcut the journey to generating revenues through a Software as a Service model. In just 45 minutes, this informative webinar will answer the following questions:

  • How we can help drive growth faster with the support and resources of Cisco partner programmes
  • How our partner ecosystems can open the door to industry experts and support in your field
  • How we ensure business continuity for your application with Sungard AS’s production and recovery expertise coupled with Cisco-powered infrastructure
  • Using pre-approved Cisco-accredited designs and infrastructure to build the right fast-start platform for your environment
  • How we discover your business goals and needs to create a tailored, hybrid IT solution.

For further information, contact or call 0208 080 8948.

Sungard AS’s Breakfast Briefing with Cisco – Resilience and business continuity

19 April 2016 – 8.30am to 12pm
Eurocentral, near Glasgow, Scotland

Join us at Eurocentral in Glasgow for this thought leadership forum on resilience and business continuity. Whatever IT systems your business relies on, it’s crucial to keep them secure and always available – especially those used for critical workloads. Experts from Sungard AS and Cisco will talk about the potential operational disruptions that could affect your organisation, how they can be mitigated and how to avoid them.

For further information, contact or call 0208 080 8948.

Digital Government
20 April
Victoria Park Plaza, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, London SW1V 1EQ

We will be exhibiting at the Digital Government Conference 2016, a closed-door, invitation-only event that brings together more than 240 digital leaders from across the public sector to discuss, debate and define the future of digital services in the UK. This year’s conference explores the next phases of digital government and looks in-depth at how digital technologies are radically transforming the public sector. Attendees will discover innovative methods, solutions and tools to help them achieve their digital ambitions.

Modernising Justice 2016
21 June
QEII Centre, London, SW1

Sungard AS will also have a presence at the Modernising Justice Through Technology Innovation and Efficiency Conference, designed for those driving digital and technological transformation across the Criminal Justice sector. The conference sets out a broad range of the latest and most effective programmes for improved collaboration, efficiency and better justice. This year’s event will also highlight sector-specific developments in areas such as data security and analytics, mobile and cloud computing, as well as agile and open IT.

Central Government Business and Technology (CGBT)
28 September
Inmarsat Conference Centre, London

CGBT is the UK’s leading event for innovation, leadership, efficiency and reform across the Civil Service with a particular view to sharing best practice and assessing emerging technology trends and innovations across central government. The event brings together C-Suite professionals alongside Departmental Heads, senior Civil Servants and a core audience of IT Directors charged with delivering and implementing greater connectedness, responsiveness and efficiency within central government. (Registration will open shortly).

Blue Light Innovation
1 November
QEII Centre, London, SW1

This event will focus on emergency services innovation and offer attendees the chance to discuss, debate and set the future direction of collaboration, interoperability and technology innovation for better service delivery.