Do you incorporate full network recovery into your business continuity exercises? Have you considered how to connect to your clients, suppliers, and partners from your recovery site? Today's companies are more and more dependent on their networks for survival. With all of the functions that need to be managed to keep the business viable, there is often less time for network continuity planning and exercising. Our recovery options for networks offer a portfolio of comprehensive and flexible information recovery programs tailored to your network environment, scope of business and availability requirements.
Since most IT environments today require some form of networking, our recovery network solutions are designed to be processor independent. Whether you have technology from Sun Microsystems, Hewlett Packard, Digital Equipment Corporation or IBM, our services can be used to efficiently link your recovery systems, removing geographical constraints from your business continuity plan. Our recovery options for networks can provide end-to-end network connectivity over the full scope of networking considerations incorporating Wide Area Network, Local Area Network, Virtual Private Network.
Our solutions range from fast re-routing of your Wide Area Network traffic to one of our dedicated recovery sites to establishing a permanent point of presence for one of your network nodes at an IBM site. Local Area Network (LAN) equipment is pre-wired to our LAN switch, allowing for virtual services. Also available are extended LAN services providing connectivity to technologies located at other IBM recovery facilities.
The methodology we use to determine network recovery begins with an analysis of all networks and their components required to support critical business objectives and applications. Once we understand your environment and have prioritised your network recovery requirements, we are then able to consider options available for each component, and assess the alternatives and associated costs.
Whether you choose to create a custom recovery solution from our vast inventory of network products and telecommunications services or prefer a pre-defined network recovery option, IBM Business Continuity and Resiliency Services can provide the equipment, service, and support to keep your business connected.