SunGard is one of the leading software and information technology services companies in the world. It is a privately held business that serves more than 25,000 customers in over 70 countries. The company maintains a staff of nearly 19,500 employees. SunGard offers a range of processing solutions for the financial, higher education and public sectors. It also provides disaster recovery services. The company offers information availability consultation solutions and business continuity management software systems. SunGard has annual sales revenue of approximately $5 billion. It serves banking, benefits administration, wealth management, trading, brokerage and clearance, and energy trading and risk management firms. SunGard s subsidiaries include Genix Systems AG and Performance Pathways.