Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW2013) is an annual global event that is facilitated by the BCI and will take place from the 18th – 22nd March 2013. As a Gold Partner of the BCI, ContinuitySA will be focusing on a host of events to showcase the value of business continuity as an integrated part of any organisation’s strategy.
BCAW is an educational event designed to help people understand more about business continuity management (BCM), its applications and benefits. This year’s event themed” Business Continuity – for the risks you can see and the ones you can’t”will provide new opportunities for interested parties to engage with experts around the world and learn more about BCM and the ever growing range of risks that need to be planned for.
The BCI and its partners will be publishing new research and papers throughout the week. Through a series of Webinars interested parties can engage with authors on these reports. The webinars can be viewed live and questions could be asked or watched online at one’s leisure.
This year ContinuitySA will be presenting the following Webinars:
Webinar one on Sensible ICT Protection and Recovery Methods will be presented by Bradley Janse van Rensburg – Solutions Design Manager, ContinuitySA.
Overwhelmed by the muddle of conflicting technology terms, jargon, buzzwords and misinformation CIOs and IT Managers are finding it increasingly difficult to objectively compare the different ICT Protection and Recovery Methods available to them and pick an approach that both matches their existing requirement and empowers their long term strategy. In this webinar ContinuitySA will clarify the difference between High Availability, Replication, Backup and Archiving and give a recommended approach to entrench resilience into ICT systems and business.
Date: Friday 22nd March
Time: 13:00 – 13.45GMT + 2
Webinar two will focus on Mobile Recovery presented by Mark Beverley – General Manager: Service Delivery, ContinuitySA.
This paper willexplore portable recovery solutions for partial disaster situations.
Date: Monday 18th March
Time: 13.00 – 13.45GMT + 2
Webinar three on Enterprise migration and adoption of cloud will be presented by Shaheen Kalla – Manager: Managed Services, ContinuitySA
The paper will analyse the factors which promote migration to cloud based solutions and environments which are best suited for cloud.The webinar will talk around the migration plan for corporates into cloud services, what are the factors to consider and levels of planning needed when considering a cloud based solutions. What are the various steps along the way and potential pitfalls.
Date: Tuesday 19th March
Time: 13:00 – 13.45 GMT + 2
In addition to the Webinars, ContinuitySA will be hosting two breakfast events during the week, one in Cape Town on the 19th March 2013 and one in Johannesburg on the 20th March 2013 on ISO22301 with guest speaker Eugene Taylor, former Chairman of the BCI Partnership Steering Group, who represents the UK Institute of Directors on the TC 223 committee.
For more details please see the links below.