Putting the worst-case scenario to the test with real-life circumstances

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

Customer
A leading clearing house

Industry
Financial Markets

Deployment country
United Kingdom

Overview

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.

Solution
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.

Benefits
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.

Components

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

Services
GTS ITS BCRS Infrastructure Recovery Services

Solution
Business Continuity, Business Resiliency

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