Middle Eastern Companies Deploying Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans

​Today, Middle Eastern companies across the spectrum, who experience disasters, fail to revive back in terms of customer retention, infrastructure losses and financial cost. To safeguard themselves in the occurrence of such events, it is important that organizations examine the processes, policies and procedures related to preparing for recovery or continuation of technology infrastructure that is critical to them after a natural or human-induced disaster. It's vital to build business continuity and emergency response plans to maintain personnel safety and restore the operations for every organization.

Fleming.'s 4th Annual Business Continuity & Emergency Response Forum scheduled to take place from 11th and 13th February, 2014 in Abu Dhabi; aims at further enhancing business continuity and emergency plans that will seamlessly aid in managing unforeseen risk to companies based in the Middle East region. Addressing the needs and challenges facing various industries, Business Continuity Management(BCM) leaders and solution providers are stepping forward to proactively spread the word on the importance of developing contingency plans.

Platinum sponsor - Send Word Now, is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and incident management services for both routine and emergency communication. Their alerting service during crisis or time-sensitive situations, helps organizations initiate communications immediately, to mobilize quickly, and to protect their people and their assets.

Dr. Guenther Eisinger, Managing Director of EISENBURG Solutions, Crisis Management Partner of the summit. In an interview he quoted -' We are a new and highly innovative security, risk and crisis management organization. It was formed by security professionals for security professionals, bringing together on-the-ground-knowledge with state-of-the-art methodological expertise through the application of a sophisticated software tool. EISENBURG enables clients to turn external one-time snapshot assessments into internally controlled, dynamic and continuous risk management and crisis management solutions. This approach marks a paradigm shift in traditional consulting, as methodological expertise will no longer be held back. As for this event, we are looking forward to introducing our innovative solutions to this part of the world.'

Also sponsoring the summit is Ascent; a specialist Business Continuity (BC), Crisis Management (CM) and Risk Management (RM) solutions provider with a host of powerful and flexible solutions comprising of BCM software, IRM Accredited BCM training programs and experienced consultancy services; aids organizations of all sizes to meet their BCM requirements in a cost-effective and meaningful way. This year, the summit, themed around “Evolving Continuity: Implementing the Plan”, will act as a platform to transform plans to a reality, with strategies that are unique to the region and drive home the importance in planning for the unforeseen.