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SunGard Availability Services

September 24, 2013 09:04 ET

SunGard Availability Services Signs Agreement With Jonas Fitness to Deliver Managed IT and Disaster Recovery Services

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2013) - SunGard Availability Services, a leading provider of managed IT and disaster recovery services, announced today it has signed an agreement with Jonas Fitness to provide managed mainframe and X86 infrastructure support for its SaaS-delivered suite of fitness club management applications. The SunGard Availability Services solution is comprised of production managed hosting with replication to a disaster recovery environment, SunGard Managed Recovery Program and consulting services for mainframe data migration. 

Jonas Fitness, Inc. was created from the recent acquisition of the software, clients, billing services and other assets of Club Solutions by Fiserv, Inc. Jonas Fitness is a division of Jonas Software, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise management software and billing solutions to a variety of industries, including golf and private club, fitness, sports and leisure, attractions, foodservice and construction.

"SunGard Availability Services demonstrated leadership, creativity and problem solving capabilities in helping us become the branded global leader in fitness software and billing services," said Adam Zeitsiff, President of Jonas Fitness, Inc. "Our goal is to be recognized by customers and industry stakeholders as a trusted provider of 'software for life,' and as an ambassador for technology, product innovation, quality and customer service. SunGard Availability Services is a true technology partner in helping us achieve this."

This strategic partnership allows SunGard Availability Services to expand its footprint in the high tech sector to provide high-quality managed IT production and disaster recovery services and to keep companies highly available and resilient in today's demanding IT environments.

"As we steer SunGard toward providing complex solutions for customers who want to focus their resources on their own business and core domain expertise, our goal is to consistently provide exceptional quality service," said Jack Dziak, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Managed Services, SunGard Availability Services. "The work we are doing for Jonas Fitness demonstrates the relationship and trust our customers place in SunGard Availability Services' capabilities to deliver the outcomes they expect from us."

For more information about SunGard Availability Services or to find out how other leading software organizations use SunGard Availability Services to keep operations available, visit www.sungardas.com.

About Jonas
Jonas Fitness, Inc. is a division of Jonas Software, a leading provider of enterprise management software solutions to a number of vertical markets, including a leadership position in the global Fitness, Sports and Leisure vertical. Jonas has over 25,000 customers, in over 15 countries worldwide. Jonas' vision is to be the branded global leader across the aforementioned ten vertical markets and to be recognized by customers and respective industry stakeholders as the trusted provider of Software For Life. For more information, please visit www.jonassoftware.com.

About SunGard Availability Services
SunGard Availability Services provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. 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 serves approximately 25,000 customers in more than 70 countries and has approximately 17,000 employees. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, 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 over $4.0 billion, SunGard is one of the largest privately held IT software and services companies. For more information, please visit www.sungard.com.

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  • Contact Information:
    Christine Nurnberger
    Vice President, Marketing
    SunGard Availability Services
    Tel: 781-608-7263
    Email Contact

    Jordan Rittenberry
    Vice President
    Corporate Technology, Edelman
    Tel: 312-233-1226
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