Chicago, Illinois- August 23, 2012 - West Monroe Partners, a full-service business and technology consultancy and managed service provider, and UbiStor, an IT managed solutions company, today announced the organizations will leverage their partnership to offer a complete disaster recovery solution as a service (DRaaS). The service will provide cloud infrastructure resources for recovery services to maintain and improve upon disaster recovery systems and processes.
Together the firms will utilize UbiStor’s infrastructure hosting capabilities for disaster recovery and West Monroe Partners’ IT DR process and testing capabilities to ensure maintenance of disaster recovery environments. UbiStor possesses core competencies that include data protection and management, tiered recovery, and hosting solutions. West Monroe Partners’ disaster recovery management and testing services help clients maintain up-to-date disaster recovery plans and processes as well as regular testing cycles.
“We see companies building disaster recovery environments but they lack the resources, process, maintenance and discipline required to sustain an effective disaster recovery environment over time,” said Mark Nelson, West Monroe Partners’ director of managed services and IT outsourcing practice. “Often times companies’ IT environments change and grow without considering their disaster recovery environments, which leads to the DR environment falling short of business requirements and decreasing in value.”
“UbiStor’s experience with data recovery and backup and our elastic and resilient disaster recovery environment position our current clients for recovery success in the event of a disaster,” said David DiVito, UbiStor’s channel account manager. “Our joint offering brings organizations the benefit of knowing that their DR solution and processes run in lock-step with their business system solutions in a very operational and cost effective manner. This is a complete business continuity solution that covers all of the bases.”
This joint disaster recovery as a service will ensure a true disaster environment by proactively testing and keeping IT recovery documents current. West Monroe’s disaster recovery services include incorporating new systems into disaster recovery infrastructure as they come online, conducting regular testing, remediating issues, updating disaster recovery documentation, and enhancing plans as hosting solutions evolve. These important components combined with UbiStor’s virtual disaster recovery hosting provide customers options to rent and maintain a disaster recovery environment on demand on an as-needed-basis without a large capital investment.
West Monroe Partners is an international, full-service business and technology consulting and managed services firm focused on guiding organizations through projects that fundamentally transform their business. With the experience to create the most ambitious visions as well as the skills to implement the smallest details of our client’s most critical projects, West Monroe Partners is a proven provider of growth and efficiency to large enterprises, as well as more nimble middle-market organizations. Our more than 300 consulting professionals drive better business results by harnessing our collective experience across a range of industries, serving clients out of offices across the US and Canada. For more information, visit our website at www.westmonroe.com.
UbiStor, Inc. is a privately-held, SSAE 16 SOC 2 certified, vendor-independent information technology services company offering data protection, virtual disaster recovery and hosting services. The company supports a full complementary portfolio that includes managed offsite, online data backup and recovery scaling to private vaulting solutions, virtual disaster recovery, hosting, email archiving/journaling, consulting, and many other IT support services. Founded in 2001 and led by Fortune 500-seasoned executives, UbiStor is dedicated to helping its customers achieve affordable data and systems assurance. Whatever the challenge, UbiStor solutions satisfy HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC and other compliancy requirements.
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