High Availability Services

Achieve high availability using technology, processes and organization

IBM high availability services take an end-to-end, holistic approach to high availability focused on the three key elements of any IT environment: technology, processes, and organization.

Reduced risk

Understand, manage, and address potential threats to business continuity, ranging from natural disasters to facility disruptions to technology equipment failure

Improved operational availability

Gain near-continuous application, data, and system availability across geographically dispersed sites

Better recovery

Maintain data consistency by mirroring critical data between primary and recovery site

Expert advice

Work with experienced consultants who offer best practices and recommendations to help improve your resilience strategy

Cost containment

Invest strategically in protecting those critical IT assets that need it most

Industry know-how

Leverage IBM’s dedicated tools, techniques, and pre-defined structure that can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

Today’s businesses demand 24x365 availability of information in order to make smart decisions, push innovation, take advantage of opportunities, and stay one step ahead of the competition. There’s no tolerance for downtime. To meet these demands, IT systems that support the business must be online and accessible, providing near-continuous availability of information through both planned and unplanned events. However, companies also need to consider cost constraints and carefully determine the right level of resilience for different parts of the business, striking a balance between investment and risk.

Availability Assessment
Identify and mitigate availability risks to maintain business operations


Implementation services for GDPS

Improve availability and reduce risk by implementing Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex

GDPS active/active continuous availability

Protect your business from outages with near-continuous IT availability with Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex

Implementation services for GDPS/global mirror

Implement a two-site, automated disaster recovery and backup solution at virtually any distance with Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex

Case Studies

IBM Mainframe: Citi

IBM Mainframe: Citi

Citi - enabling progress for individuals, communities, institutions and nations

Customer success

Customer success

Clients rely on IBM mainframes to meet the growing customer demands in their industry.


Gartner names IBM as a leader for DRaaS

2016 Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service

2016 Cost of Data Breach Study

Impact of Business Continuity Management, from Ponemon Institute

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Pat Corcoran

Global Business Development Executive

For the last 26 out of my 38 years with IBM, I have been part of IBM Resiliency Services organization, helping IBM and our Clients think and deal with risks, crisis management, business continuity, business resiliency and security. Currently I'm a Global Business Development Executive, helping Clients understand the need for business resiliency, contiuity, recovery, etc. ... helping to elevate the discussion of risk & resiliency within their companies, and then helping them create global business resiliency solutions. I've had the honor of supporting or leading great teams of IBMers during crisis events in support of our Clients, and I travel around the globe sharing lessons learned with customers to demonstrate IBM's credibility and experience, and why IBM is the best supplier to partner with when it comes to "resiliency and risk"! It's a people job ... I help individuals keep their jobs because we help companies maintain continuous business operations and grow! A great job!

Director, Resiliency as a Service

Brand strategy, Business Continuity, Business Performance Management, Cloud and Virtualization Management

Scott Ramsey, Managing Partner, Global Team - IBM Resiliency Consulting

Business Continuity, Energy and Utilities Industry, Entertainment Industry, Financial Services Sector, Governance and Compliance, IT Security, Regulatory Compliance, Strategy and Change

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