A sampling of disaster recovery/business continuity providers: Outsourcing DR

When it comes to planning a DR or business continuity (BC) implementation, some outside help is always a good idea. But what if you've decided to take the turnkey route? This tip provides a sampling of DR service providers for DR and BC turnkey services.

When it comes to planning a disaster recovery (DR) or business continuity (BC) implementation, some outside help

and outsourcing is always a good idea. But what if you've decided to take the turnkey route, or simply want to get a sense of how turnkey options compare to varying degrees of in-house effort and participation?

In alphabetical order, here is a sampling of DR service providers for DR and BC turnkey services.

Company name Services offered Target customer
Advanced Vision Technology Group Virtualized DR service, annual drills Small, medium, enterprise
CA Inc. Turnkey BC/DR services and solutions Small, medium
Cervalis DR/BCP Services Varying levels of DR/BC solutions Small, medium, enterprise (NYC area)
Contingency Solutions LLC Full range of DR/BC/compliance solutions Small, medium, enterprise (government/government partner focus)
CyberVault Services Inc. General DR/BC contracting/provision Small, medium, enterprise, some government
Elliot Consulting Services Turnkey BC/DR services and solutions Medium, enterprise, government
eSureITy Full range of DR/BC compliance solutions Medium, enterprise in banking, insurance, healthcare, finance
FalconStor Software Full range of DR/BC/backup/storage solutions Small, medium, enterprise
First Source Solutions Ltd. Turnkey DR/BC services and solutions Medium, enterprise
Gilat Satcom Turnkey BCP/DR services and solutions Medium, enterprise, government
Green Oak Solutions LLC Full range of DR/BC services and solutions Medium, enterprise, government
Heit Inc. Turnkey BC/DR services and solutions Medium, enterprise in banking and financial services
Infoblox Inc. Turnkey DR for core network services Small, medium, enterprise
Inquest Corp. Turnkey BC/DR services and solutions Medium, enterprise
Qwest Communications DR sites and services Enterprise, government
Raging Wire Enterprises Solutions Inc. Turnkey BC/DR services and solutions Medium, enterprise
Strategic BCP Turnkey BC/SR services and solutions Small, medium, enterprise
Technical Architecture Solutions Pty Ltd. Full range of DR/BC solutions Medium, enterprise, government
Unisys Full range of DR/BC solutions Medium, enterprise, government
WSTECH Full range of DR/BC solutions Medium, enterprise in financial services

If you are a DR/BC provider, and would like to be included in this list, email us.

About the authors: Justin Korelc is a freelance writer who specializes in information security and IT infrastructure topics; he's also a regular contributor to numerous TechTarget.com websites, including SearchSecurity.com, SearchVirtualization.com, and SearchWindows.com. Ed Tittel also writes regularly for numerous TechTarget sites; both contributed to the recent 4th edition of "The CISSP Study Guide" (Sybex/Wiley, 2008, ISBN: 9780470276884), which includes a chapter on DRP and BCP topics.


This was first published in December 2008

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