IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services

IBM’s Business Continuity and Recovery Services, a new approach to helping customers -- from Internet start-ups to Fortune 500 companies -- prepare for potential business disruptions and keep their operations running continuously. IBM Global Services now offers customers a range of business continuity consulting and planning solutions which address the growing importance of uninterrupted systems availability in the e-business economy.

Business Continuity and Recovery Services give customers the option to out-task their entire continuity and recovery program to IBM for everything from design to execution. With a wide variety of hardware and software platforms, IBM can help e-businesses prepare for high volumes of holiday Web traffic, for example, or re-route phone calls from a customer's call center to one of 17 IBM recovery facilities nationwide. IBM Global Services is also offering e-business continuity and security services, which provide around the clock security incident management support.

"Today's complex, competitive and rapidly changing world has created new risks and new imperatives. Continuous operability is key to succeeding in the e-business marketplace," says Todd Gordon, General Manager of IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services. "IBM draws upon and combines its business and technological expertise to address our customer's need for integrated business continuity solutions."

For more information about IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, go to the Business Continuity and Recovery Services home page at www.ibm.com/services/continuity.