Mitigating Risks in the Hybrid Multicloud Journey: Resilience Imperatives

Take a strategic approach to making your enterprise more resilient and always-on with IBM Cloud Resiliency Consulting Services

What is IBM Cloud Resiliency Consulting Services?

Surviving in today’s competitive business environment requires continuous availability of your IT systems, applications and data. Your employees, customers and business partners expect that the information, products and services they need will be always-on — available when, where and how they want them.

IBM® Cloud Resiliency Consulting Services offers a holistic approach to evaluate your cloud risk awareness and determine your organization’s resilience level. IBM uses an object-oriented framework combined with a robust enterprise-wide approach to determine resiliency readiness and define measures to mitigate identified risks. This approach helps you identify both cloud and traditional IT risks and vulnerabilities to continuous business operations. It also recommends solutions to help manage those risks, along with measures to enhance or establish your resiliency program.

Learn how to improve your ability to respond and recover from disruptive events

On average, an infrastructure failure can cost $100,000 an hour and a critical application failure can cost $500,000 to $1 million per hour.  – IDC

Planning for potential business continuity incidents and cyber attacks can minimize downtime and achieve sustainable improvements in your business continuity, IT disaster recovery, corporate crisis management capabilities and regulatory compliance.

IBM Business Continuity Consulting Services can help to identify and address resiliency synchronization between business processes, applications and IT infrastructure. We provide flexible business continuity and disaster recovery consulting to address your specific needs, including assessments, planning and design, implementation, testing and full resiliency program management.

 

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Why IBM Resiliency Services?

IBM Resiliency Services can help design, implement, manage and test your resiliency solutions through every layer of the IBM Resiliency Services Framework. Many are offered as managed services, including our cloud services for data and application backup and availability, server recovery, incident/ crisis management workflows, and communications. Integrating managed services into your organization is a way to ensure that you have a viable and sustainable resiliency program while allowing internal resources to focus on the day to day operations of the business.

With more than 50 years’ experience in business continuity, disaster recovery and cyber resilience, IBM is an acknowledged market leader and innovator in this field. Our 4,000 continuity and resiliency professionals serve over 10,000 clients. You can find our 330+ cloud resiliency centers in 68 countries. Few organizations operating in the resiliency arena can match our track record, expertise, portfolio breadth and reach.

 

IBM has been named a Leader in DRaaS: The Forrester Wave™ Q2 2019

What you get with IBM Cloud Resiliency Consulting Services

Assess

Understand the business impact of disruption on your business and your response readiness

Plan and design

Design a resiliency strategy for recovery and restarting your critical business services

Implement and test

Enable your resiliency program using scenario-based exercises and alternate environment recovery testing

Manage and sustain

Engage program management services to maintain a sustainable resiliency environment and monitor resiliency readiness

Don't wait to protect your business from cyberattacks. IBM can help.

80% of executives fully expect that their disaster recovery plans can run their business in the aftermath of a disruption, but only 22% include all mission-critical applications in their DR program.

Forbes Insights, Business resiliency: Now’s the time to transform continuity strategies, 2017,

Business benefits

Avoid downtime

Collaborate with disaster recovery and business continuity specialists to help you avoid downtime in a more demanding and complex environment

Always-on resiliency

Apply a structured approach with the IBM Resiliency Services Framework seven-layer model to make your business resilient and always-on

Risk management

Continuously monitors risks to help ensure controls are in place to either mitigate impact of or eliminate risk

National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE)

Business challenge Faced with a heavily manual process that relied upon experts and took several hours for a data center switchover, the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) sought the right tool to automate its disaster recovery operations.

Transformation story As India’s leading stock exchange, NSE needs to remain available, even during a disaster. By working with IBM® Technology and Consulting Services to implement the IBM Resiliency Orchestration solution for disaster recovery, NSE reduced its switchover time by 80 percent while limiting manual intervention and the potential for human error.

If you ask me how comfortable we are if a disaster strikes, we would be ready for it.

GM Shenoy, CTO, National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.

Resources

Data Center Operation and Management Services

Limit the risks of outages and downtime through a dedicated, high-availability backup and recovery environment

IBM Resiliency Orchestration Software

Simplify the management of disaster recovery for faster, more cost-effective recovery across hybrid environments

How can you better manage disruptions?

In an always-on world, users have less tolerance for outages of any kind. Walk through a four-step journey to being always on in a straightforward infographic

Connect with Business Resiliency Services experts

Patrick Corcoran

Global Strategy Executive, Business Resiliency Services

  • Critical service disruption
  • Mitigating cyber disruption impact
  • DR in hybrid environments

Allen Downs

Vice President, Business Resiliency Services

  • Business resiliency consulting
  • Industry resiliency solutions
  • Managed service solutions

Cyrus Niltchian

Offering Manager, Resiliency Orchestration

  • Cyber Incident Recovery (CIR)
  • Simplified/accelerated DR processes
  • Workflow automation

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