The SunGard Company
is a global leader in integrated software and processing solutions,
primarily for financial services. SunGard also helps information-dependent
enterprises of all types to ensure the continuity of their business.
SunGard serves more than 20,000 customers in more than 50 countries,
including the world's 50 largest financial services companies. SunGard
(NYSE:SDS) is a member of the S&P 500 and has annual revenue
of $3 billion.
The SunGard Mission
strive to be the most efficient operator of resilient IT solutions.
Their efficiency comes from economies of scale in serving multiple
customers on shared platforms. Their infrastructure of resilient
data centers and networks helps to assure their customers of uninterrupted
access to their information.
specialisation and expertise in operating their own software solutions
help their financial services customers improve their competitiveness.
SunGard integrate their complementary, best-of-breed solutions to
enable their customers to achieve straight-through processing. SunGard
focus on building deep, long-term customer relationships across
a wide range of complementary services, which creates the highest
value for their customers and the highest loyalty to them.
Their customers face enormous opportunities and challenges as a
result of advances in information technology. The cost of storing,
processing and distributing information has decreased dramatically.
Organisations have adapted in order to exploit the availability
of information and in the process they have become pervasively dependent
on it. Their Availability Services customers are shifting from dependence
on back-up facilities for disaster recovery to building resilience
into their business processes. The information revolution also has
led to much more transparent markets which has intensified global
competition and margin pressures. As a consequence their Investment
Support Systems customers are specialising in selected areas of
expertise to gain economies of scale and reduce costs. Now the financial
markets are evolving into a global network of highly interdependent
SunGard focus on economies of scale to reduce costs; on integration
to build value and deep, long-term customer relationships; and on
acquisitions to expand efficiently:
deliver information availability solutions for their Availability
Services customers through a combination of strategic consulting,
technical expertise and world-class infrastructure; and they operate
resilient data centers as processors for our Investment Support
Systems customers. Their focus is on economies of scale and deep
create competitive advantage for their customers as they integrate
their complementary solutions into highly tailored service offerings
that address individual customer requirements. Their focus is on
building deep, long-term customer relationships through cost-efficient
operate a global financial transaction network (SunGard Transaction
Network) that links their installed solutions across the financial
services industry with third party solutions and utilities. Their
focus is on cost efficient straight-through processing (STP).
SunGard acquire companies with proven management talent that have
built solutions and service industry segments that are complementary
to theirs. Their focus is on efficiently expanding the breadth and
scope of their business while leveraging their industry presence.