SunGard sets out plans for Guardian


LONDON -- The SunGard Availability Solutions (SAS) unit of software vendor SunGard will soon embark on a project to integrate debt-laden UK disaster recovery provider Guardian IT into its business, provided SunGard’s agreed £167 million ($243 million) bid for Guardian is approved by the UK government.

The UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT), which monitors competitive and consumer issues for the UK government, extended the period for comment on the deal to June 19. The merger would unite SunGard, the

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