Royal & Sun Alliance signs business continuity deal

As part of the seven year deal, SunGard, which beat Schlumberger Sema and ICM, will provide more than 6,000 workplace recovery positions across 13 of its UK sites. The agreement includes a ‘rapid reaction unit which will enable Royal & Sun Alliance’s control management team to direct the business from a mobile office should there be a serious interruption to business such as a wide-area metropolitan disaster.

SunGard will also provide a mobile telephone switch service to provide back up if t