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Since 1971, Forsythe has served as a national provider of technology infrastructure solutions to organizations nationwide, including many Fortune 1000 companies. A trusted, independent advisor, Forsythe brings cross-platform expertise to its technology consulting, technology leasing, and value added reseller services. While addressing the complete technology lifecycle, including assessment, design, integration, and management, Forsythe offers a single point of contact for managing the cost and risk of information technology infrastructures.  



Hewlett-Packard Company provides leading-edge technology to support your business continuity and disaster tolerant needs. Through our three-pillar approach of people, process, and technology, a solution can be designed to meet your availability and continuity needs. Our experienced Solution Architects can work with you to design an infrastructure to support your availability and continuity needs. HP offers a full range of high-availability to provide fault-tolerant computing for your environment and data.

IBM understands how critical continuous business processes are to your financial viability and success. IBM Business Resilience and Continuity Services can cost effectively help you rapidly adapt and respond to internal or external dynamic changes - opportunities, demands, disruptions or threats - and continue operations with limited impact to the business.

SunGard Availability Services is the pioneer and leading provider of information-availability services, helping to ensure that more than 10,000 clients in North America and Europe have uninterrupted access to their business-critical information systems. With over 3 million square feet of hardened facilities, SunGard offers a complete range of information availability services for more than 30 technology platforms, from 48-hour disaster recovery hotsites to always-on, high-availability infrastructure, co-location and electronic vaulting services. SunGard also provides technology and systems management services for application and data center outsourcing, as well as business continuity consulting services and planning software.

The cornerstone of any business continuity plan is fast and reliable communication during a crisis to those who support and rely on your organization. Large organizations lose millions every hour they're down. Effective communications across the organization help to minimize the financial impact of downtime as well as protect corporate assets. While you can't predict the unplanned, you can prepare for the recovery. Varolii's Business Continuity applications ensure your first responders, employees, suppliers, and community are informed and prepared when a crisis hits.

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eBRP Solutions Inc. provides web-based tools and utilities, as well as consulting services for business continuity management. Harnessing leading edge technologies, ESN develops tools and utilities focused on core requirements: flexibility, scalability, objectivity and ease of use. ESN’s core product is eBRP Toolkit- an integrated package of BC/DR plan development utilities that takes a fresh approach to business continuity management. eBRP Toolkit provides tools for risk assessment, bia, technology and business process modeling, plan development and plan maintenance automation. eBRP Toolkit is an unlimited user web-based utility available in standard, enterprise and multi-lingual versions. With eBRP Toolkit - PLANS DONE YOUR WAY

Emergency Services integrators (ESi) is a full service provider to both emergency management and public safety. Our emergency management product suite includes the design of EOCs, integration of emergency information management, and display systems.

MessageOne helps enterprises prepare for and respond to disruptions in their normal business operations with the best and most cost-efficient solutions in the industry. The company’s flagship product is EMS (Emergency Messaging System), which provides guaranteed continuity of corporate enterprise messaging and email communications as well as emergency employee notification services.www.messageone.com

Strohl Systems has been providing tools necessary to build continuity plans, practice for disruptions and to prevail over disasters for more than 20 years. We have been solely devoted to business continuity planning software and services since 1988. Strohl provides BCP software and consulting services to Fortune 500 companeis and other organizations worldwide. Products include LDRPS business continuity planning software, BIA Professional business impact analysis software, Incident Manager Powered by WebEOC emergency management software, and NotiFind, an emergency notification system. Strohl Consulting Serivces can manage the entire BCP process or provide more strategic assistance. For more information
visit www.strohlsystems.com or call 1-800-634-2016.



Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of management consulting for businesses and governments for more than 90 years. Integrating the full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems, working by their side to help them achieve their missions. With 19,000 employees on six continents, the firm generates annual sales of $4 billion. Booz Allen, a global strategy and technology consulting firm, is committed to delivering results that endure. To learn more about the firm, visit the Booz Allen Web site at www.boozallen.com.

myCOOP™ is COOP System’s breakthrough continuity planning software. Recently selected by a number of substantial private and public sector institutions, the patented design was built from the ground up by world-class eCommerce developers. myCOOP™ has features that expand the possibilities for planning automation. Visit our website to learn more about myCOOP™, the future of continuity planning.

Whether you’re in the midst of a disaster or running test shipments, count on FedEx Custom Critical for all of your critical-shipment needs. We’re North America’s largest time-specific, critical-shipment carrier - providing 24/7 pickup and delivery throughout the U.S. and Canada. With a fleet of 1,500 vehicles, FedEx Custom Critical provides access to remote areas that are inaccessible by aircraft. Other services include our White Glove Services® division and our CharterAir® division.

Fusion Risk Management provides IT Risk Management Advisory and Solution Integration services. The organization represents a unique partnership of industry-leading professionals, including David Nolan and John Jackson, both former Comdisco executives. Fusion was founded with the vision that IT Risk Management solutions should be more effective, efficient, and economical. Fusion’s approach is to fuse together the IT Risk Management disciplines of Regulatory Compliance, Security, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity. The combination of Advisory Consulting, the Fusion Framework for measuring IT Risk Management Programs, and Solution Integration offerings provides our clients with a Trusted Advisor and the tools to proactively manage IT risk.

itrezzo is bringing wireless communications to a new level of manageability and freedom with the introduction of itrezzoAgent and itrezzo Integrated Messaging. These solutions provide effortless integration of the user's existing communications systems. Fax, email, voicemail, numeric paging from itrezzo gives users the ability to stay connected from their wireless handheld, and the freedom to work from anywhere. The itrezzo solutions have been optimized for BlackBerry Wireless Handhelds from Research In Motion (RIM) and enterprise messaging platforms such as Microsoft Exchange.

Rentsys Recovery Services, Inc. is the premier nationwide continuity provider of true mobile recovery solutions. Our services focus on the recovery of clients' critical business processes using our Mobile Recovery Centers with comprehensive satellite data and voice communications. In addition to our expansive and flexible mobile fleet options, we also have fixed facilities located throughout the US and a QuickShip program that includes an extensive inventory of tier-one technology available on-site within hours of a disaster. As a leader in the disaster recovery industry, we understand the importance of a reliable service provider. All our services are designed to ensure the seamless recovery of what is most vital to your daily business operations. With locations nationwide and a staff of talented field technicians, we are well prepared to recover your facility and hardware needs in the event of a disaster. For more information, visit us at http://www.rentsysrecovery.com/.

 Xiotech Corporation is the leading provider of integrated information risk management solutions, incorporating data storage, protection, and archiving options; expert consulting; and litigation support services. Xiotech's Magnitude 3D 3000 and Magnitude 750 storage systems provide powerful, easy to manage storage for entry-level to high-end environments. TimeScale solutions deliver a wide variety of flexible data protection options to meet each organization's unique needs. For more information, visit www.xiotech.com, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call toll free 1.866.472.6764.

DRII is a recognized leader in providing education, standards, and professional certification. DRII’s goals are to create a base of common BCP knowledge through education, assistance, and the development of a resource base; to certify qualified individuals; and to promote the credibility and professionalism of certified professionals.

Private and Public Businesses, Inc. is committed to providing the industry with training and BC solutions in partnership with both private and public agencies that contribute to the effective collaboration required for regional disasters.