Disaster Recovery

MHA Consulting will help you develop a mature and sophisticated IT Disaster Recovery Planning program.

Assess Your Environment

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Current State Assessment (CSA)

MHA’s Current State Assessment (CSA) provides an in-depth assessment of the capability and maturity of your current Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery Programs based on industry best practices and standards. The CSA will provide you with detailed findings, recommendations and metrics defining the current maturity and recovery capability of your programs. At the end of the study, MHA provides expert recommendations to heighten the sophistication and maturity of your recovery programs. The CSA is an excellent first step for new and existing programs to establish a baseline of maturity and capability and to develop a roadmap for future improvement.

Implement Your Program

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Disaster Recovery Plans

Information Technology is a critical component of today’s business processes. Through the alignment of strategic and tactical planning, we create, review, test and update plans. This validates technical and logistical capabilities to respond to meet Recovery Time and Point Objectives.

Data Center Recovery Strategies

Today’s business relies heavily on Information Technology to be highly available and to operate with minimal disruption in a disaster. The need for a well-thought-out, comprehensive data center recovery solution that meets the needs of the business is key to a successful BCP program. MHA’s data center recovery strategy process provides a documented business case to help guide your data center recovery decisions. Recovery options, recommendations, associated costs, data center requirements and relocation/migration strategy are all included to provide management with the information needed to make the right decisions. Is your data center recovery strategy consistent with the current and future needs of your business?

Data Center Relocation

MHA provides comprehensive planning, project management and implementation services for clients requiring Data Center Relocation due to consolidations, migrations, acquisitions, business moves or other strategic business reasons. Our Data Center Relocation IT service provides quality pre-move, move and post-move services.

Crisis Management

Management’s actions in the first hours of a crisis situation can have a great impact on a company’s ability to respond and recover with minimal economic, reputational and physical impacts. We help you build plans that define the roles and responsibilities of individuals, enabling timely action that addresses critical issues. This limits the impact of a crisis situation on people, infrastructure and essential business functions. Is your team identified and ready to make the right decisions in a crisis?

Maintenance & Continuous Improvement

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Disaster Recovery Plan Maintenance and Continuous Improvement

Disaster Recovery Planning is an ongoing process. Maintaining and updating your plans is an essential phase that keeps your Disaster Recovery program in line with your business requirements and objectives. MHA Consulting’s BCM planning methodology, or process, provides a framework of requirements, efforts and deliverables, each leading into the next phase of a continuous improvement cycle.

Who We’ve Helped

 

WSS
M.A. Mortenson
MemorialCare
Tulane University
Charles Schwab
Nuvasive
Medtronic
CVS/Caremark
Square
American Express
Central Arizona Project
Petsmart
  • “We embarked on a journey to make our business continuity program more meaningful to our employees. The support and expertise from MHA made it possible to move our continuity program to the next level.  We now have an improved program that provides a better overall service to the entire business."

    Phil Cook Director, Technology, Operations & Maintenance, Leading Water Utility
  • "MHA's expertise in facilitating relevant and meaningful tabletop emergency response exercises is second to none.  Michael Herrera and his team have been instrumental in moving our school district to the forefront of emergency response capabilities."

    Mark Pompano Director of Security, Newtown Public Schools
  • "Our goal was to make our business continuity program not only more meaningful and usable to our organization, but to make risk mitigation a strategic advantage.  As a global organization with operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, we needed a skilled business partner to help us develop a program that provided consistency across the organization – and one that was tailored to meet the specific needs of each local office.  MHA provided us the support and expertise we needed to make this possible and, as a result, we now have robust BCM program that provides functional service, protection and recoverability to the entire global business."

    James A. Garrett Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Litigation|NuVasive, Inc.
  • "Michael Herrera and MHA are clearly the domain experts in the segment of resiliency. Their high level of professionalism and knowledge of particular industry standards are the reason we at John Jay College often seek their counsel."

    Anthony L. Gentile Senior Adjunct Professor and CEO, Center for Private Security and Safety, John Jay College of Criminal Justice,