BEDFORD, Mass - January 23, 2013 -
RSA, the Security Division of EMC® Corporation (NYSE: EMC), today introduced two significant additions to its RSA Archer® product suite designed to help customers meet ever changing and comprehensive business continuity, disaster recovery and crisis management demands.
RSA Archer Business Continuity Management and Operations is one of the industry’s most tightly integrated solutions designed to address business continuity, disaster recovery and crisis management. Engineered to align with BS25999, NIMS and ISO 22301, it offers a standards-based approach to business continuity planning. Notably, deeper integration with other GRC processes such as enterprise risk management, incident management and third-party management, helps allow companies to align recovery efforts with organizational objectives and priorities for enhanced visibility, accountability and reporting.
Offering a flexible platform, continuity professionals can efficiently execute business continuity and disaster recovery process changes while limiting the need to invest in costly professional services. Additionally, RSA provides templates engineered to perform business impact analyses and risk analyses at any level of the business hierarchy or enterprise infrastructure, and tie to other risk assessments.
Additionally, RSA has also introduced the availability of the RSA Archer BCM Mobile App. As a key component in a GRC mobile strategy, the app is designed to augment hard copy plans and enable rapid response during a crisis situation by offering visibility into business continuity or disaster recovery plans and associated strategies, tasks, calling trees and requirements from most locations. In the event that a data center is not available, the RSA Archer BCM Mobile App is engineered to provide high availability, allowing the end user offline access to resources from the time the app was last synced. Additional capabilities including a Mobile App Toolkit built to enable customers to create and design custom applications including questionnaires and assessments will also be supported in a future release.
The addition of the RSA Archer Business Continuity Management and Operations solution and mobile app to the RSA Archer portfolio helps support EMC’s overall mission of building trust in next-generation IT solutions by automating the approach to business continuity, disaster recovery and effective crisis management.
Martin Goulet, Director Product Marketing, RSA, The Security Division of EMC
"Today nearly every business process depends on a digital infrastructure, but aligning business continuity and disaster recovery planning to the needs and risk levels of the business has been very challenging for IT professionals. By offering a broad solution that covers the entire process from designing and testing to mobile access, we're working to make it easier to align risk and criticality with business continuity plans. This lets IT deliver greater business value, and helps businesses better manage digital risks and deliver more trusted services to their internal and external customers. Tight integration with enterprise GRC processes helps ensure better alignment of business continuity management efforts with overall business risk and business strategies."
Darren Nichols, MBCP, Sprint Business Continuity Office (BCO)
“As a major wireless telecommunications provider, having a mobile application is high on our list of features for our Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning solution. The RSA Archer BCM mobile app gives us one more option for quickly accessing contact and plan data while we are away from our computers.”
Daniel Minter CBCP, MBCI, Equifax - Global Business Continuity Management
“We have encountered a 60% reduction in time it takes to create BC/DR report templates and our users are reporting far better output for their BC plans and business impact assessments. With the RSA Archer Business Continuity Management solution, we are light years ahead of where we were with our BC/DR program.”
The RSA Archer Business Continuity Management and Operations solution, and the RSA Archer BCM Mobile App, are currently available to customers worldwide.
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