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 continuity incidents 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.

Join the business continuity conversation

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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.

Meet with an IBM Business Resiliency Services expert at Think 2019

Patrick Corcoran

VP, IBM Resiliency Strategy & Resiliency Orchestration Software and Services

Chandra Pulamarasetti

Vice President, IBM Resiliency Services

Vinod Kuppusamy

Distinguished Engineer & CTO, IBM Resiliency Orchestration

Cyrus Niltchian

Offering Manager, IBM Resiliency Orchestration

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