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A leading clearinghouse averts disaster, remains operational with an IBM business continuity solution

Published on 27 Jan 2012

IBM provided us with the support we needed during the incident. We can walk into our recovery site at any given moment knowing we have a plan that works.

Business continuity manager, a leading clearinghouse

Leading clearing house

Financial Markets

Deployment country
United Kingdom


A leading clearing house averts disaster and remains operational with an IBM business continuity solution

Business need
With billions of dollars in transactions at stake, the clearinghouse wanted help ensuring its operations remained at peak performance in the event of an unexpected business disruption or outage.

IBM Global Technology Services – Integrated Technology Services designed a business continuity strategy that offers workspace, a crisis command center and network access during a system interruption.

The company improves its business continuity recovery time objective from four hours to less than two hours from its systems- and communications-equipped trading operations recovery site.


IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

GTS IS Resiliency Services: Infrastructure Recovery Services

Business Continuity, Business Resiliency

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