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Plan B stories - Page 2

Plan B, often personified through the insightful columns of Ian Forrester, has emerged as a vanguard in the realms of business continuity, cloud backup services, and data recovery. Rooted deeply in Wellington, New Zealand, their expertise has shaped the development of state-of-the-art data centres, ensuring businesses can withstand and recover from the digital age's most daunting challenges. Their narrative is one of relentless pursuit of recovery capability improvement, debunking myths surrounding business continuity, and expanding their services through strategic acquisitions.

From opening Wellington's newest data centre to acquiring pioneering companies like Iconz, Plan B's journey reflects a progressive evolution in tackling modern IT conundrums. Their collaboration with Panasonic to launch a cloud archive-as-a-service and the push towards expanding data centre hosting capabilities attest to their forward-thinking approach. This resilience and adaptability not only underscore the criticality of robust disaster recovery planning but also emphasise the significance of choosing the right cloud provider for data backup amidst an unpredictable environment, as underscored by recent seismic activities.

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Plan B acquires Auckland-based private cloud backup and recovery provider
Fri, 21st Mar 2014
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Plan B gears up to acquire DRG, bolstering its cloud backup services in a strategic move to further solidify its industry stance from 1 April 2014.
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Plan B: It's all about RECOVERY, not backup
Mon, 18th Nov 2013
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Recovering servers is usually furthest from an IT Manager’s mind but at Plan B we have an expert team doing just that all day every day.
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Contact centre goes down - who you going to call? Plan B
Wed, 9th Oct 2013
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Facing an outage? New Zealand's Plan B offers over 400 Standby Office seats, ensuring customer service continuity for businesses of all sizes.
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Vector chairman strengthens Plan-b board
Wed, 17th Oct 2012
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Michael Stiassny has been appointed to the board of Plan-b, New Zealand’s only end-to-end business continuity provider.
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The Plan-b story – AS400 and all
Thu, 27th Sep 2012
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We uncover the story behind Plan-b. From its days with IBM’s infamous AS400 servers to the present.
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Industry stalwart joins Plan-b in Wellington
Thu, 20th Sep 2012
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Ken McWilliams joins business continuity provider Plan-b in Wellington to help align organisation for future growth.
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Partnering through crisis
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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A major crisis can be a time that tests relationships, but it can also be a time where the real value of IT partnerships are seen.
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Christchurch quake a valuable learning experience
Wed, 8th Sep 2010
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Businesses can still move to soften the blow following the earthquake and aftershocks, says Plan-b.
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Plan-b opens standby facility in Wellington
Thu, 29th Oct 2009
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Wellington businesses using Plan-b will be able to withstand total site loss with no minimal disruption following the opening on a fully-equipped standby office facility today.
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Sailing safely in storming waters
Sat, 1st Aug 2009
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Businesses navigate through economic turmoil by beefing up continuity plans, leveraging new IT developments to ensure resilience.
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The backup business
Mon, 1st Jun 2009
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Data center and cloud computing have implications for business continuity, says Plan-b. Security and redundancy are key.