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Catalyst Business Continuity Software Named “Business Continuity Innovation of the Year”

Cleveland, OH – October 10, 2012 – Avalution Consulting – a leader in business continuity and IT disaster recovery consulting, outsourcing and software solutions – is honored to announce that Catalyst business continuity software was named Business Continuity Innovation of the Year at the first annual BCI Middle East Awards.

Robert Giffin, Director of Technology for Avalution, stated, “We would like to thank the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and Bank Muscat for sponsoring the Middle East Awards. We are truly honored and appreciate this recognition.”

Catalyst is a world-wide success because it provides the power of enterprise software with simple functionality that anyone can use to drive preparedness.  Catalyst is particularly popular with “part-time” business continuity planners that have not been formally trained prior to being assigned ownership of the program.  Catalyst aids users in quickly figuring out what needs protected in their organization and then writing a plan for it – enabling organizations to accomplish their continuity goals in a time and cost-effective manner.  Despite its simplicity, Catalyst is fully compatible with continuity related standards, including ISO 22301.

Catalyst also provides a wide range of business continuity plan templates to suite different styles and planning needs.

According to a press release issued by the BCI, the way Catalyst captures and utilizes essential business continuity management tools and templates and presents them to the planner via an easy-to-use interface and on-screen guides to make continuity planning easy, were contributing factors that led Catalyst to being awarded Business Continuity Innovation of the Year.

The first annual BCI Middle East Awards were presented Tuesday, October 9th during a special awards dinner at Le Royal Meridien in Abu Dhabi in conjunction with the Middle East BCM Summit. The awards recognized excellence in ten categories, and winners were chosen by a panel of BCI-appointed judges.

Limited Time Offer
To celebrate our award, Avalution is offering an extended free trial of Catalyst business continuity software for those that sign up before the end of October! Just sign up and automatically receive the full version of Catalyst FREE for 6 months – no contracts or payment information required! When your 6 month trial is over, pay for what you use on a monthly basis with any major credit card. If Catalyst doesn't fit your needs, you can cancel at any time. It's really that simple. So, don’t wait!

>> Sign-up for your 6 month free trial of Catalyst today!

About Avalution
Avalution Consulting – 2012 BC/DR Company of the Year (BCI Awards - North America) – is a leading provider of business continuity and IT disaster recovery consulting services for organizations of all sizes and in nearly every industry. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio (USA), Avalution is a BS 25999 certified firm and maintains a contract on US Government GSA Schedule 70.

In addition to Catalyst, Avalution offers an enterprise level business continuity software solution based on the simplicity of Microsoft SharePoint 2010. The Planning Portal is web-based business continuity software that delivers highly customizable tools and processes to assist in managing and executing business continuity and IT disaster recovery programs. Solutions address analysis, planning, awareness generation, exercise planning, notification, live crisis management and continuous improvement.

866.533.0575 | www.avalution.com |  www.theplanningportal.com | www.bccatalyst.com@AvalutionLinkedIn

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Courtney Bowers | 866.533.0575