Forbes Insights: Transform your business continuity strategies

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.

Are you prepared for cyberattacks?

Plan for — and recover from — disruptive events with help from IBM Business Continuity 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,

Additional resources

Four steps to an always-on platform

An always-on platform is about achieving continuous operations so the business service being consumed is not interrupted — making downtime transparent to the user. Discover how to get there in four steps.

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.

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IBM is here to help you maintain business continuity

Preparing for service disruptions before they happen requires a strategy and a plan. IBM has experts standing by to help guide you through the process — saving you and your business time, costs and churn.

Questions?

For general business continuity questions, please contact IBM's business continuity specialists at 1-877-426-3287 (priority code: services). Or get in touch via email at the link below.

Connect with Business Resiliency Services experts

Patrick Corcoran

Global Strategy Executive, Business Resiliency Services


Schedule a time with Patrick to discuss:

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

Chandra Pulamarasetti

Vice President, Resiliency Orchestration
 


Schedule a time with Chandra to:

  • Resiliency orchestration
  • Business continuity recovery
  • Simplifying DR management

Allen Downs

Vice President, Business Resiliency Services


Schedule a time with Allen to discuss:

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

Cyrus Niltchian

Offering Manager, Resiliency Orchestration


Schedule a time with Cyrus to:

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

IBM Business Resiliency Services experts are here to help you move your business forward