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You are Invited to Attend an Educational and Exciting Certification Reception! 


Do you want to learn more about the future direction of certification programs? Are you interested in mingling with other certified individuals at Fall World 2011? Disaster Recovery Journal has an exciting Certification Reception planned for Sunday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. onsite at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel (Seabreeze Room). 


This fun event is designed for professionals holding any type of certification, including BCI, DRII, ICOR and others. The reception will be held onsite in the Seabreeze Room, making it very convenient to attend after workshops end and before the evening welcome reception begins.


Join industry leaders John Copenhaver, a strategic advisor to BCI, Jim Nelson, Chairperson at ICOR, and Cheyene Haase, with BC Management as they discuss the future of business continuity professional certification. Network with peers to discuss the benefits of certification and the differences in the certification programs currently offered in the industry.


Enjoy fun, food and fellowship as we explore certification options in a relaxed environment at Fall World 2011, the leader in industry conferences.


John is currently Director of Disaster Response and Recovery Services for Worley Parsons, a global engineering firm.  John is most recognized for his role as regional FEMA director under the Clinton administration and his tenure as CEO of Disaster Recovery Institute International.


Jim is the President of Business Continuity Services, Inc., a consulting firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.  Jim earned the MBCP certification from DRI International in 1998 and served as DRI's Lead Instructor from 2002-2005.
Jim serves as professor for Norwich University's Master's of Business Continuity Management program.  He teaches seminars on Business Continuity Management, Enterprise Risk Management, and Developing a Resilient Organization.
Jim also serves as the Business and Relationship Management Consultant to International Association Management, Inc.


Cheyene Haase has been an executive recruiter for 13 years, with 11 of those years specializing in the business continuity field. Cheyene quickly recognized that business continuity was getting lost within the large umbrella of Management Recruiters International. She decided to forge a new company solely dedicated to business continuity and founded BC Management, Inc. in 2000. Cheyene has become an integral part of the business continuity community, previously serving on the board for the Association of Contingency Planners of Los Angeles and Orange County and currently an active professional on the Editorial Advisory Board for Continuity Insights magazine. She was also the recipient of the inaugural ACP Hall of Fame award in 2006 and most recently she was awarded an Honorary MBCI by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in 2010.


Exhibitors Guide

21st Century Software - Booth 54

940 West Valley Road, Suite 1604 Rebecca Levesque

Wayne, PA 19087 COO, EVP



21st Century Software develops integrated recovery management solutions that provide midsize and large organizations with insight, protection and assurance related to their critical enterprise data. Our powerful solutions provide valuable insight into how applications utilize vital data so that our customers can maximize the availability and recoverability of that information. 21st Century Software solutions optimize existing storage and backup strategies to better meet aggressive RTO/RPO requirements while reducing the costs related to recovery testing and actually extending storage resource ROI. And our customers can create reports and audits that provide documented assurance that their critical data will be available after any kind of event.

AirDat LLC - Booth 102

2400 Perimeter Park Dr. Marty McKewon

Morrisville, NC 27560 National Account Manager



AirDat delivers weather alerts and forecasts that are up to 50% more accurate than any other sources. This is made possible through the implementation and management of a global TAMDAR atmosphere information system which collects an additional 3000 weather soundings daily in real-time.

AIS - Booth 96

9305 Lightwave Ave. Suite 100 Ken Valenti

San Diego, CA 92123 Sr. Program Manager

858-576-4272 ext. 134


AIS is a leading provider of enterprise-class data center and connectivity services, including managed and network services, collocation and disaster recovery solutions, with premium facilities in Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix. At one end of the portfolio is the AIS Disaster Recovery (DR) Quick Start Package (QSP) – an affordable, turnkey solutions that enables companies to quickly establish a remote site for their mission critical data and applications in a location considered to be one of the best in the United States in terms of safety from natural disasters – Phoenix. The AIS Professional Services team can also tailor an affordable, custom solution that leverages the AIS high availability infrastructure and private optical network.

Alertus - Booth 103

11785 Beltsville Drive, 13th Floor Jason Volk

Beltsville, Maryland 20705
866-425-3788 ext 51


Alertus Technologies is the leading in-building emergency notification solution for campuses and corporate facilities.Products include computer desktop alerting, digital signage override control, text-to-speech interfaces to PA/fire systems, and general command and control of all facility and network alerting.Another unique product, Alert Beacons are wall-mounted devices with flashing strobes, sounder, and integrated LCD message display to notify personnel in hard-to-reach common areas, high decibel locations, and security stations.The Alertus solution is designed to be interoperable with your existing personnel recipient notification system for one-step unified activation.Hundreds of facilities ranging from the U.S. Capitol to Johns Hopkins Medical Campus utilize Alertus for in-building notification.To learn more, please visit - Booth 103 or www.ALERTUS.com.

Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) - Booth 83

7358 Hill View Dr. Michelle Cross

Mechanicsville, VA 23111 Marketing Director



The Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) is the premier professional organization for the business continuity/disaster recovery/crisis management/emergency management fields. As the largest, most established organization of its kind in North America, ACP has become a unifying force for practitioners in the rapidly evolving field of business continuity.

AT&T - Booth 55

333 Commerce St 24th Fl Jenny Barnes
Nashville, TN  37201
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AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates - AT&T operating companies - are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.

Avalution Consulting - Booth 30, 31

1220 W. 6th Street, Suite 307 Robert Giffin

Cleveland, OH 44113 Director of Technology Solutions


www.avalution.com, www.theplanningportal.com

Avalution Consulting specializes in business continuity and IT disaster recovery consulting, outsourcing and software solutions for organizations in both the public and private sectors. Avalution is BS 25999 certified and recognized as a participant in the BSI America’s Associate Consultant Program (ACP) where they assist in preparing organizations for BS 25999 certification nad assessing readiness for the certification process. Avalution also offers a completely customizable business continuity software solution based on the simplicity of Microsoft SharePoint. The Planning Portal (TPP) is web-based business continuity software that delivers an easy-to-use set of tools and processes to assist any organization in managing and executing BC/DR programs, with solutions to address analysis, planning, awareness generation, exercise planning, notification, live crisis management and continuous improvement. Stop by - Booths 30/31 to discuss the specific business continuity challenges currently facing your organization and find out how TPP will add value to your organization’s business continuity capabilities and save you time and money!

BC Management - Booth 50

17011 Beach Blvd. #1270 Cheyene Haase

Huntington Beach, CA 92647 President

714-843-5470, 888-250-7001


BC Management, Inc., a professional, executive search firm, is the premier placement agency for business continuity, disaster recovery, risk management and emergency management professionals. We have specialized exclusively in these niche fields for over ten years placing professionals worldwide. Our experienced team regularly attends conferences and association meetings, and conducts extensive research within the industry. This includes an annual business continuity compensation and program management (budgeting, staffing, maturity, organizational reporting, etc), benchmark reporting which is posted on www.bcmanagement.com for review. Come visit us at our - Booth and learn how BC Management can elevate your program.

The BCI - Booth 36, 37

1964 Gallows Rd., 330 Tammy Lewis

Vienna, VA 22182 Senior Manager



The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was established in 1994 to enable individual members to obtain guidance and support from fellow business continuity practitioners. The BCI is the world’s most eminent BCM institute and our name is instantly recognized as standing for good practice and professionalism. Professional membership of the BCI provides internationally recognized status and demonstrates the member’s competence to carry out business continuity management (BCM) to a consistently high standard.

BRCCI - Booth 80

1812 Samuelson Circle Akhtar Syed

Mississauga, ON L5N 7Z5 Canada Managing Director



Business Resilience Certification Consortium International (BRCCI. www.brcci.org) is an international business resilience certification body offering designations of Certified Business Resilience Manager (CBRM), Certified Business Resilience and IT Professional (CBRITP), and Certified Business Resilience Auditor (CBRA). In addition, BRCCI has a certification track leading to Masters Achievement in Business Resilience (MABR). BRCCI provides so advanced business continuity and resilience education curriculum and promotes open-concept and international standards-based methodologies. The training seminars and examinations are offered through official BRCCI training partners and affiliates. To register for training and certification, visit BRCCI training affiliate Sentryx at www.sentryx.com or call 1-800-869-8460.

Business Protection Systems International (BPSI) - Booth 112, 113

5041 LaMart Drive, Suite 220 Paul S. Grigg

Riverside, CA 92507 VP of business development

951-341-5050, 800-594-3714


BPSI helps organizations of all types, sizes and budgets deploy effective risk management plans with proven, user-friendly software that Just Works. BPSI’s robust decision support tools help you understand your operational business risks so you can minimize the impact of any business interruption. BPSI’s Business Protector continuity planning software is ready to use “out of the box” with comprehensive sets of templates based on industry-standard methodologies. Business Protector is also highly flexible, letting you adapt your plans to your specific industry and business objectives. The software’s clean, familiar interface makes administration, organization and implementation of any sized plan a simple process. Business Protector is web-based, providing a secure, redundant platform that can be accessed from any web-connected computer (self-hosted versions are also available). BPSI has provided comprehensive BCP solutions since 1986, and is the trusted supplier to Fortune 500 companies and SMBs alike.

Cassidian Communications (formerly PlantCML), - Booth 11

an EADS North America Company
42505 Rio Nedo
Temecula, CA  92589
951-719-2261 direct, 951-551-2935 mobile

As the largest and most trusted source of mission critical communications solutions, Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, is leading the way in standards-based E9-1-1 call center applications, notification solutions and services and P25 land mobile radio systems.

The Center for Continuity Leadership - Booth 64

Seattle, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Boston



The Center for Continuity Leadership introduces the Rapid Continuity Program business continuity, disaster recovery and crisis management program as it should be: smart, systematic and functional. The Rapid Continuity program represents a major breakthrough in the design and approach to the strategic and tactical implementation of the continuity planning process. These components are innovative and unique in engaging, equipping and empowering your company in reaching and maintaining a state of readiness to face any challenge. The Center for Continuity Leadership also designs, develops, and produces web-based, end-user training that includes every aspect of continuity training needed by your stakeholders including awareness, plan development, response sequence, and table-top exercises delivered right to the participant’s desktop through internet/intranet. Continuity. Your future depends on it.

Continuity Logic - Booth 33, 34

55 Lane Road Kurt Spangler

Fairfield, NJ 07004 SVP, Sales and Alliances



Continuity Logic FrontLine Live automates BCP management so you can focus on the strategic projects that drive organizational resiliency. Empower your organization to react, respond and recover from disruptive events with built in incident management. Leveraging powerful change control capabilities, effortlessly keep your program aligned with the business.

COOP Systems - Booth 43, 44

607 Herndon Parkway, Suite 200 Vicki Alvord

Herndon, VA 20170 CFO



BCM Software of the Year Award winner COOP Systems is the exclusive supplier of myCOOP, the complete BCM software solution for our growing global client list. All functions are managed in a tightly integrated, web-based package with a deserved reputation for being flexible, proven and reliable.

Data Specialties Inc. - Booth 20

8400 Kass Drive Steve Borley

Buena Park, CA 90621 V.P. Sales and Marketing



Data Specialties, Inc. has been a highly qualified and dedicated data center design-build leader. Our expertise includes site selection followed by designing, engineering, construction, commissioning and maintaining mission-critical data centers for U.S. corporations. Your challenges become ours as we partner with you to create reliable, cost-effective solutions. Since 1990 and licensed in multiple states, DSI’s integrated approach to data center design-build projects ensures turnkey solutions for new, relocation, consolidation and upgrade projects. We are committed to building the reliable data center you need to sustain and protect your business.

DHS - Federal Emergency Management Agency - Booth 14

202-646-4595 Cell: 202-302-9584 Roberta Breden

www.dhs.gov Prgm Specialist Nati’l Integration Center

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

DHS - National Communications System - Booth 79

Building 410 (Mail Stop 8500)

245 Murray Lane

Washington, DC 20528-8500



The National Communications System’s (NCS) mission is to promptly respond and coordinate the restoration of critical communications and provide relevant technological guidance and leadership for the execution of the NCS’ departments and agencies responsibilities. The NCS fosters partnerships with the public and private sectors; State, local, tribal and territorial governments; and the international community to ensure preparedness, resiliency, reliability and survivability of our Nation’s communications infrastructure.

Disaster Recovery Journal - Booth 81

P.O. Box 510110 Jon Seals

St. Louis, MO 63151 Editor-in-Chief



The #1 Business Continuity Publication in the World. Every issue, Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) delivers how-to, in depth knowledge into business continuity planning more than any other business publication. This unique ability to take readers further inside the issues has made DRJ the #1 read business continuity publication in the world, one with a circulation and audience that consistently dominates the business continuity magazine field. In addition to the magazine, DRJ sponsors the worlds’ two largest conferences and exhibitions in the industry with as many as 3,000 in total attendance.   The shows are held every year in San Diego in September and Orlando in March.  Check out www.drj.com to sign up for a free subscription or for more information.

Disaster Resource Guide - Booth 95

PO Box 15243
Santa Ana, CA 92735

Sign up for a complimentary copy of the Disaster Resource GUIDE and the weekly eGUIDE.  The DR GUIDE covers six content areas:  planning and management, human concerns, information availability and security, telecom/satcom, facility issues, crisis communications and response.  You’ll find hundreds of companies with products and services – also associations, conferences, and educational institutions. Every Wednesday the Continuity e-GUIDE provides a snapshot of business continuity and emergency management from around the world right down to the local level. The GUIDE is published by Emergency Lifeline Corp, manufacturer.

eBRP Solutions - Booth 70, 71

230 – 7895 Tranmere Drive

Mississauga, ON L5S 1V9


 eZ-PLANNER - now with the eZ button. eZ-PLANNER is the latest offering from eBRP, the developers of award-winning eBRP Suite.   eZ-PLANNER is a complete set of Planning, Plan Development, Reporting & Management utilities to address the full requirements of developing viable Business Continuity and Incident Response plans. Available as a vendor-hosted SaaS solution at a budget-pleasing price. Incorporating Risk Assessments and Business Impact Analysis, eZ-PLANNER provides the tools needed to help prioritize mitigation and plan development efforts.  It utilizes Process Modeling along with Process-Application dependency mapping. This allows planners to identify risk, vulnerabilities and gaps in current operational capabilities as a prelude to building Plans. With 200+ standard built-in reports it provides information and compliance reports without having to tinker with report-generators. Planners can create Plan Templates which can be “copied and pasted” allowing end-users to develop plans faster, with less effort. eZ-PLANNER is a powerful and flexible toolset designed for unlimited concurrent user access and provides the convenience of SaaS hosting and integrated Voice Notification (powered by Everbridge). It is everything an organization needs to get their BCM program off the starting blocks and onto the fast track. Visit us at - Booth 70/71 for a demo!

EMC Business Continuity - Booth 49

174 Middlesex Turnpike

Bedford, MA 01730



EMC Consulting and RSA Archer have collaborated to create an automated approach to business continuity and disaster recovery planning, allowing you to respond swiftly in crisis situations to protect your ongoing operations and improve the availability of key business systems. EMC Consulting certified professionals understand the obstacles organizations face in developing and maintaining business continuity and recovery programs, and are experienced in helping organizations develop a plan that balances business agility with value-based investments. RSA Archer enables centralized plans, business process documentation, impact analyses, and recovery tasks. Additionally, RSA Archer delivers peace of mind through testing, tracking, rapid response and reporting on all of the aforementioned functionality. Today, nothing is more critical than ensuring continuity of an organization’s business processes, technology infrastructure, and employee productivity. Business interruptions can jeopardize long-term growth and brand image, and negatively impact revenue. Speak with an EMC Consulting certified professional today to address business risk.

Enera, Inc. - Booth 47

1525 E. 53 516-4 Paul Erling

Chicago, IL 60615 VP



RapidReach and RapidReach ENS Web Enterprise are the only automated notification system approved by the Department of Defense and supporting both traditional notification and network alerting.

EVault Storage Services - Booth 51

By i365, A Seagate Company.

4225 Lake Park Blvd

Salt Lake City, UT, 84120


EVault® always backs you up. Put another way: “Disaster. Recovery. Any questions?” Our SMB customers consider i365, A Seagate Company, the perfect data protection partner. That’s because we’re the leader in cloud-connected storage services: ultra-reliable, proactive, and passionate about your success. The EVault suite of on-premise, cloud, and seamlessly integrated “hybrid” products and services ensure your critical data, applications, and systems are always safe and available-especially across multi-platform, multi-site IT environments. You get fast, secure access to the world-class EVault cloud for ensured business continuity. And a single technology platform, so every deployment works the same even as each meets your unique needs.

Everbridge - Booth 52, 53

505 N. Brand Blvd., Ste. 700

Glendale, CA 91203



Everbridge, the world’s recognized leader in incident notification systems, merges technology with industry expertise to help millions of people communicate in a crisis, manage operational incidents and connect on a daily basis.

Fairchild Consulting - Booth 35

635 Vassar Rd. Aaron Callaway

Wayne, PA 19087 Managing Director



Fairchild Consulting is a comprehensive business continuity firm focused on providing the next level of service to the BCP community.

FedEx Custom Critical - Booth 58

1475 Boettler Rd. Katie Kline

Uniontown, OH 44685 Events Coordinator



When disaster strikes, there’s no time to search for transportation options. That’s why FedEx Custom Critical should be an integral part of your disaster recovery plans. Our exclusive-use vehicles – including cargo vans, straight trucks and tractor-trailers – will transport your critical freight anywhere in the 48 contiguous United States and Canada, with additional options for Mexico. We also provide specially equipped vehicles and temperature-control solutions for high-value shipments. For even faster delivers and international shipping, we have expedited air solutions, including premium airfreight and access to virtually every on-demand charter in North America. With 24/7/365 availability, FedEx Custom Critical is ready-to-meet your disaster recovery needs anytime, anywhere. You can also quote, ship and track online at customcritical.fedex.com.

Firestorm - Booth 65

1000 Holcomb Woods Parkway, Suite 130 Jim Satterfield

Roswell, GA 30076 President



Firestorm is a natural leader in crisis management, vulnerability analysis/threat assessment, and business continuity. Firestorm’s Predict.Plan.Perform process leverages next-generation consulting services, tools and software creating resilient organizations.

Forsythe Technology, Inc. - Booth 56, 57

7770 Frontage Road Michael Croy

Skokie, IL 60077 Director, BC/DR



Since 1971, Forsythe has served as a national provider of technology infrastructure solutions to organizations across all industries, including many Fortune 1000 companies. Forsythe is a trusted, independent advisor, offering technology and business consulting services, technology products and technology leasing for all of the leading IT infrastructure vendors. Our dedicated business continuity and disaster recovery practice can help your organization develop a sound business continuity strategy that addresses fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities, while allowing you to remain focused on achieving your business goals. Forsythe ensures that your business will run smoothly tomorrow, no matter what happens today. To learn more, visit - Booth #56/57 or call 800-843-4488.

Fusion Risk Management, Inc. - Booth 77, 78

3601 Algonquin Rd., Suite 510 Andy Mercker

Rolling Meadows, IL  60008 Vice President, Business Development

847-632-1002 x519



The Fusion Framework® Risk Management & Contingency Planning System™ is simply the world’s most advanced and easy-to-use system for comprehensive contingency planning set in the context of risk management.  Through an innovative organizational model, the Fusion Framework now makes it possible to capture, manage, and continuously evolve risk profiles across the enterprise while building and maintaining comprehensive contingency plans aligned to those risks. Simplify the assessment process / alleviate the need for annual updates / gain participation and accountability / deliver reporting, metrics and dashboards / advance capabilities include workflows, approvals, collaboration and more! / built on Force.com, the industry’s most trusted cloud platform. Whether you already use a BC/DR planning tool, or have given up and gone back to word documents and SharePoint, the Fusion Framework® system enables you to deliver better results with less effort and lower costs. Fusion Framework...Simply, Better!

IBM Business Continuity and Resiliency Services - Booth 38, 39

Building 4, Office 3B09, Route 100,

Somers, NY 10589



IBM Business Continuity and Resiliency 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. ibm.com/services/continuity

icor - Booth 100

PO Box 1171 Lynnda Nelson

Lombard, IL 60148



Learn to design resilience into your management of people, places, infrastructure, and work processes. The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR) is an international non-profit education and credentialing organization that provides professional development, certification, thought-leadership, and research. ICOR provides education and certification in the disciplines that support organizational resilience including business continuity management, crisis management & communications, data center management, organizational resilience, supply chain risk management, and social & personal resilience. Members of ICOR save money on courses, certification fees, conferences, have access to the ICOR Library and have the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals world-wide

Iron Mountain - Booth 111

745 Atlantic Ave. Genevieve Cross

Boston, MA 02111 Senior Marketing Demand Manager



Iron Mountain Data Backup and Recovery provides you with a comprehensive solution for transporting, storing, managing and retrieving your backup media from a secure, offsite facility. With our online vaulting services, you will be able to execute backups automatically and continuously, either via the Internet or your own network. Your data will be safely stored in our remote, mirrored data centers and available for ready retrieval should the need arise. You’ll have the proven technology and expertise you need to ensure you can get back up and running should the unexpected happen. You’ll know you’re protected because you’ll have access to rigorous, industry-leading protocols for protecting media while in transit and at rest.

Itrezzo - Booth 61, 62

PO BOX 24527 Cheryl Thelnick

San Jose, CA 95154


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Many organizations struggle to achieve accurate and complete supersets of contact information. Employees need constant reminders to keep their contact data current. The cost of compliance is high. The cost of “compliance failure” is even higher when it comes to BCP. Even more challenges arise when you try to guarantee distribution of this contact data to the critical staff members.  With itrezzo Contact Optimization and automatically placing information in the address books of Smart Phones, itrezzo Customers have both made employees more productive, and advanced their continuity planning. Improvements include eliminating clerical costs of gathering data, disseminating data, printing wallet cards, spreadsheets, and of course embarrassing communications glitches. The itrezzo Enterprise Contact Optimization (ECO) platform can also share critical contact data between different organizations, drive Telephone Mass Notifications Systems, Update Active Directory and even provide a secure corporate directory on the intranet.

KETCHConsulting - Booth 10

2432 Bernel Rd., Suite 203 Ted Brown

State College, Pa. 16803 President, CEO



Moving from Information Technology based Disaster Recovery to Business Continuity or COOP? KETCHConsulting helps with strategies/implementation. We understand the BCP people issues. We’re teleworking experts. Executive education, gaining buy-in, and funding are KETCHConsulting strengths (while improving BCP ROI’s). Our approaches to BIA’s, and Risk Analyses lead the industry. Worried about Supply Chain resiliency? We can help. We’re called the most knowledgeable experts in Alternate/Hot Sites selection. We develop dozens of alternate recovery strategies. Our contract negotiations guarantee savings. We execute tabletop exercises, gap analysis and plan audits. We do Workplace Violence Planning. We assist in DHS compliance. KETCHConsultants are industry leading speakers, educators and authors. We’re all certified (CBCP or FBCI), senior, and experienced (averaging 25 years in IT/15 years in BCP).

KingsBridge - Booth 106, 107

812 Proctor Avenue Steve Rogers

Ogdensburg, NY 13669



At KingsBridge, planning is made simple! Since 1983 we have been building solutions that we believe are the best in the business. Our passion for planning ahs lead us to integrate our Phoenix solution with MS Office (for familiarity), MS SharePoint (for enterprise robustness), with iPhone, Android and Blackberry (for clients on the go) and all of the while keeping your planning as simple as possible. It is our core belief that you shouldn’t be presented with a confusing array of empty boxes when it comes to your planning. We are the DRI and BCI certified planning experts, let us step you through the process of building, what we believe, is the best solution in the BC/DR/COOP industry.

KPMG LLP - Booth 92

303 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 2000

Atlanta, GA 30308



We are in one of the most challenging business environments ever – one which can threaten an organization’s value in many different ways. Increasing regulatory demands, cost pressures, competition from home and overseas – all can affect an organization’s growth agenda. KPMG Advisory can help. Our professionals combine technical, market and business skills that allow them to deliver objective advice that can help you grow your business, improve performance and manage risk more effectively. Many experienced planners are certified and available globally. The firm’s emphasis is on enterprise-wide risk management and end-to-end continuity planning advisory services. Complete business continuity program or project management is available. For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.us.kpmg.com.

Mail-Gard - Booth 22, 23

65 Steamboat Dr. Christine Durfee

Warminster, PA 18974 Marketing Manager



Mail-Gard, the nation’s leading provider of continuity and recovery solutions for your critical documents, is excited to announce our newest service offerings – Electronic Postmarked Email, powered by Trustifi. Whether you communicate with your customers through a printed document or with an email, Mail-Gard has the solutions to ensure your message reaches your customers on time, every time, from a service provider you can trust. Our dedicated recovery facilities and experienced personnel serve your print and mail continuity and recovery needs. Our partnership with Trustifi offers postmarked proof of email deliver and its contents, with a digital fingerprint to prove content and detect tampering, and archive storage in the cloud. Stop by our - Booth to learn more, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 267-950-3100.

Marsh Risk Consulting - Booth 2

44 Whippany Road

Morristown, NJ 07962


www.marshriskconsulting.com, www.marsh.com

Marsh Risk Consulting’s Business Continuity Risk Management (BCRM) consultants can integrate customized business continuity and resiliency solutions into your company’s risk management strategy. Risk management and process prioritization provide you with the knowledge and expertise to effectively identify risks, mitigate exposures, and address today’s challenging economic environment. Our team has worked with a diverse client base: designing (BC Standards, current state assessments), building (BIA, risk/supply chain assessments, gap analysis, cost benefit, planning), and running (exercises, audits, benchmarks) Business Continuity programs. For additional information, contact Fred Klapetzky, National Leader, Marsh Risk Consulting, at 314-342-2478, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; on the web: www.marshriskconsulting.com or www.marsh.com.

MIR3, Inc. - Booth 28, 29

3398 Carmel Mountain Road
San Diego, California 92121
858-724-1200, 858-724-1201

MIR3 is the leader in technology for real-time Intelligent Notification. Our products let you quickly deliver important messages to, and receive responses from, groups of any size, anywhere in the world, on a wide range of devices. Intelligent Notification is a valuable piece of successful business continuity planning, keeping teams on track and coordinating and communicating in crisis situations. This increases productivity and efficiency and plays a critical role in protecting lives and property when the unexpected happens. Visit us at - Booth #28.

MissionMode Solutions - Booth 90, 91

201 W. Third St., Suite 300 Robert Edson

Winston-Salem, NC Vice-President of Sales

North America:  877-833-7763, International:  +44 1494 837 198


MissionMode’s web-based emergency notification and incident management systems are used by industry leaders across the globe. Our easy-to-use Notification Center sends alerts within seconds, and it has unique capabilities such as GIS mapping, alerts recorded in your own voice and real-time tasking. The Situation Center is a virtual command center for coordinating incident response, from common operational disruptions to major crises. It’s a secure hub for communications, collaboration, documents, tasks and more. MissionMode takes your plans and makes them actionable. “We have found that MissionMode radically reduces the time it takes to get an overview of an incident and take appropriate action to minimise its impact,” Bob Graham, Business Group Risks Manager, TBI. “With MissionMode, we feel like we are their only customer,” Corporate Crisis Communications, FedEx.

Norwich University - Booth 101

Master of Science in Business
Continuity Management Program
P.O. Box 367

Northfield, VT 05663-0367
1-800-460-5597 ext. 3112 (US and Canada)
+1-647-722-6642 ext. 3112 (International)


Norwich University’s Master of Science in Business Continuity Management (MSBC) and Certificate in Continuity of Governmental Operations (COOP) online programs offer an advanced training ground for private and public sector leaders in business continuity across the United States. Completed in as few as 18 months, MSBC students use their own organizations as a learning laboratory to enhance the educational experience and provide immediate ROI to employers. MSBC alumni are currently working for such diverse organizations as FEMA, Walt Disney Company, BAE Systems and Verizon to name a few.

ParaSolution - Premier Continuum Inc. - Booth 19

1751, Richardson Street, suite 8145 Marie-Hélène Primeau

Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3K 1G6 President

514-761-6222 ext.1003, 1-877-761-6222 ext.1003


Designed by Premier Continuum, ParaSolution is the only business continuity software that offers the user friendliness of MS-Word (input forms are also output reports) and the powerful connection to a SQL database.  You do not only attach documents, the change made in one document is automatically reflected in all documents sharing the information. ParaSolution includes documents for all phases of BC (BIA, Risk Assessment, Plans, Exercises, Audits…). ParaSolution is intuitive, easy to learn, web-based solution with unlimited user access, basic e-notification, automated maintenance reminders and dashboard. With ParaSolution, be more confident in your plans... because we think the way you do. Premier Continuum also provides consulting and instructor lead training services in Business Continuity, Emergency and Risk Management. 

PPBI - Booth 82

4939 Elgin Circle

Syracuse, NY 13215



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.

Public Telephone - Booth 97, 98

160 Calle Iglesia

San Clemente, CA 92672



We restore your critical phone numbers during minor outages and major disasters. Our Voice Recovery Service completes what is typically overlooked in most emergency communications plans, THE INBOUND CALL! How long can your organizations survive without taking calls from your customers? Our premium service, PRI in the Sky completes the plan with 2 way voice communication over satellite, bypassing the local, and long distance companies vulnerabilities as well. This program replaces your “old school” plan, with superior technology, and you can actually do More for Less.

QuakeHOLD! Industrial - Booth 1

1150 Simpson Way Brian Lowe

Escondido, CA 92029 Communications Director



We specialize in seismic mitigation for biotech/life sciences industry, hospital labs, warehouses, offices and data centers. Our products help prevent equipment from toppling over. Free assessment surveys and installation services are available. Plus we have The Big Shaker – world’s largest mobile earthquake simulator. Bring it to your safety event.

Quantivate - Booth 48
18915 142nd Ave. NE, Suite 140

Woodinville, WA 98072



Quantivate is a leading provider of continuity, risk and compliance software and service solutions. Since its founding, the company has grown to become a major provider of tools that organizations in multiple industries use to manage their risk and compliance needs. Quantivate’s suite of easy-to-use cloud based solutions is customizable to fit your needs. Quantivate platform works the way you work and doesn’t lock you into particular methodologies that limit flexibility and increase your learning curve. Whether your organization is large or small Quanitivate’s tools are fully scalable and will be the right fit for your company today and tomorrow. Contact us today or visit our website to learn how Quantivate can help your organization with its continuity, risk and compliance needs.

Recall - Booth 68, 69

180 Technology Parkway Quinn Brack

Norcross, GA 30092 Market Manager 770-776-1200


Recall is a global leader in the information management industry operating over 300 facilities in more than 20 countries. Recall provides highly secure services supporting more than 80,000 customers worldwide to manage the entire lifecycle of information created by these organizations. In the field of secure data protection, Recall is a worldwide leader providing the broadest portfolio of backup and recovery services ensuring its customers have the necessary support to recover quickly after a disaster or any business disruption. Our solutions are tailored precisely to our customer’s performance and business needs. Depending on the budget and recovery objectives Recall creates a unique and custom-tailored solution ranging from tape-based recovery to fully automated technologically advanced disk-to-disk backup and recovery.

RecoveryPlanner - Booth 88, 89

101 Merritt Blvd. George Liscinsky

Trumbull, CT 06611 Senior VP



Founded by continuity experts in 1999, RecoveryPlanner is a leading provider of risk, business continuity and incident management software and consulting. RecoveryPlanner’s web-based software, RPX, encompasses all components of business continuity management – from BCP to DR, risk and BIA, as well as incident response, management and notifications in ONE integrated, web-based software. With industry specific content, guidance on standards and methodologies from certified planners, RPX assists with regulatory requirements. With many features such as application integration and our customer centric approach, we make BCM easy for you. Organizations of all sizes and across all industries rely on RecoveryPlanner’s BCM software and professional services expertise. Demonstrations of RPX, the ONE BCM software solution, will be held in Marina 3 on Monday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. (hor d’oeuvres provided).

Recovery Point - Booth 24, 25

75 West Watkins Mill Road
Gaithersburg, MD, 20878


Recovery Point is a leading national provider of integrated business continuity solutions. Services include hot site, cold site and work area recovery; tape storage and transportation; cloud backup and recovery; managed hosting and collocation, and full service consulting with innovative planning software. Our services are delivered from the most secure commercially available facilities in the industry and available via a unique private network, “on-net” to virtually any carrier. Recovery Point’s services can be acquired individually or packaged in any combination, helping clients reduce risk, eliminate vendor fragmentation and accelerate recovery processes. This approach offers greater contractual flexibility than piecing together a disaster recovery solution from multiple vendors. Stop and see us at - Booth #24-25 to discuss how we can help meet your companies requirements www.recoverypoint.com

Rentsys Recovery Services - Booth 66, 67

200 Quality Cirtcle Stephen Mikolajczak

College Station, TX 77845 Marketing Supervisor



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.

Res-Q Disaster Recovery Services - Booth 86, 87

130 Technology Parkway Rachel Lin

Norcross, GA 30092 Marketing Specialist



RES-Q Disaster Recovery Services is a full service provider of disaster recovery and business continuity solutions. RES-Q specializes in helping organizations restore IT infrastructure functionality following a disaster, offering a range of affordable programs. RES-Q solutions include on-site and remote Information Technology recovery and testing, data vaulting, and risk assessment/planning. RES-Q Disaster Recovery specialists carry extensive experience and industry knowledge. With access to a vast inventory of equipment, RES-Q delivers solutions quickly, minimizing impact from IT-related business interruptions. The combination of affordable pricing, flexible terms and experience makes RES-Q a one-stop shop for disaster recovery needs.

RiskMeter Online - Booth 3

125 Broad St. Dan Munson

Boston, MA 02110 Founder



For property underwriters and agents who are looking to increase accuracy, productivity and overall speed of operations, the RiskMeter Online is an Internet application used to automate property risk reports. The RiskMeter Online provides over 30 real-time reports, inclding Distance to Coast, FEMA Flood Zones, Rating Territories, Windpool Eligibility, RMS & EQECAT Data & Analytics, Individual AAL & PML Reports, Earthquake Information and much more. Information is available through a web browser, in batch, and as a web service. For more information or to get a FREE trial account, call 800-746-7797, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.RiskMeter.com.

Riverbed - Booth 4, 5

199 Fremont St Jerome Noll

San Francisco, CA 94105 Cloud Storage Marketing Director 415-247-8800


Riverbed offers a comprehensive, industry-leading approach to solving data protection and disaster recovery challenges, alongside strategic technology alliances for added benefit and assurance. Riverbed DR solutions can optimize and prioritize WAN traffic increasing replication and backup throughput and reducing bandwidth requirements, which enables customers to protect more data, more often and recover faster. Additionally, Riverbed technologies help discover systems to be protected and critical interdependencies, monitor data protection processes, and identify outages and diagnose root problems for quicker recovery. Not least, Riverbed helps customers adopt cloud storage for backup and archive. Riverbed and its sales partners offer a range of practices around DR design, deployment and full-managed services. Additional information about Riverbed (NASDAQ: RVBD) is available at www.riverbed.com.

Send Word Now - Booth 40 - 42

224 West 30th Street, Suite 500 Lizette Carter

New York, NY 10001 Marketing Associate



Send Word Now is the leading provider of on-demand alerting and incident response services for both routine and emergency communication. The easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification service is used by government agencies, municipalities, universities, non-profit organizations and businesses, including many Fortune 500 companies, to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication in real-time. Send Word Now’s Alert Tracer® provides a full audit trail of messages sent and received for after-action reporting and follow-up. Designed to reach anyone, anywhere, anytime, with any device over any type of connection, Send Word Now’s mass notification system is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes. The company is headquartered in New York City. Visit our website at http://www.sendwordnow.com or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Simpler Life Emergency Provisions, Inc. - Booth 84

2035 Park Ave. #1 Bob Snedaker

Redlands, CA 92373 President



For 30+ years, Simpler Life has been equipping America’s business and their employees and families with proven strong, innovative Disaster Kits, supplies and equipment. Whether your need is replenishment supplies, new custom “Go” kits or an excellent employee/family preparedness kit program, we have the heart and a proven record to help! Come visit us…see the new products, including the 30-year life canned water! Thanks to those of you, who over the years, have asked us to assist you in preparing for difficult days.

Strategic BCP - Booth 45, 46

600 West Germantown Pike, Suite 400 Gary Sampson

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 Sales Director


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Join Strategic BCP in - Booth 45 to discover why 36,000 users depend on us every day. Tour our cloud BCP software ResilienceONE®, which features powerful metrics for planners and easy to use functionality for plan users. It features proprietary risk algorithms and metrics that automate cumbersome tasks and provide comprehensive insight into an organization’s risk profile. We are committed to working with and listening to our customers and continually evolve our software to meet their needs.

SunGard Availability Services - Booth 72 - 74

680 E. Swedesford Rd. Bill Slackman

Wayne, PA 19087 VP, Software Sales


SunGard Availability Services provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software to more than 10,000 customers globally. With five million square feet of data center and operations space, SunGard assists IT organizations across virtually all industry and government sectors to prepare for and recover from emergencies by helping them minimize their computer downtime and optimizing uptime. Through direct sales and channel partners, we help organizations ensure their people and customers have uninterrupted access to the information systems. To learn more, visit www.sungardas.com or call 1-800-468-7483.

TAMP Systems - Booth 32

1732 Remson Avenue Patty Catania

Merrick, NY 11566 Operations Manager



TAMP Systems provides planning solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery, including web-based BCM Software and consulting services. TAMP’s Consulting services offers unique turnkey solutions. Every service is designed to improve BCP value and enhance customer returns from TAMP software. Delivered by one of the most experienced professional teams in the industry, our offerings include preparedness reviews, risk/threat assessment, business impact analysis, supply chain gap analysis, continuity strategies, plan development, training and education as well as exercises with simulations. TAMP Systems is a DRI Certified Business Continuity Vendor (CBCV).

Twenty First Century Communications - Booth 99

750 Communications Parkway Michelle Ford

Columbus, OH 43214 Marketing Assistant

800-382-8356 ext. 335


TFCC Alert, the industry’s fastest, most reliable mass notification system, delivers high-speed, high-volume, targeted messages to select groups by landline, cell phone, VoIP phone, PDA, pager, SMS, email, fax and TTY/TDD machines. This vendor-hosted solution can reach thousands of people, anytime, anywhere on any device and is used by hundreds of government, corporate, education, healthcare and utility clients across the country every day. TFCC Alert is used for emergency notification, employee accountability, continuity of operations, evacuation notices and much more. Twenty First Century provides its clients over 20 years experience, access to the largest call handling platform in North America, a dedicated client manager and a 24/7/365 live Help Desk.

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) - Booth 75

3501 University Blvd. E Stacie Thompson

Adelphi, MD 20783 Outreach Coordinator

800-888-UMUC (8682)


University of Maryland University College (UMUC), a global leader in online adult education, offers career-advancing undergraduate and graduate degree programs in emergency management. As a regionally accredited institution in the University System of Maryland, UMUC’s extensive student support services help to assure your success.

Verizon Wireless - Booth 104, 105

777 NW 51st St Tom Serio

Boca Raton, FL 33431 Manager - Business Continuity/

561-995-5677 Disaster Recovery


At Verizon Wireless, we empower our customers with easy and convenient service and support. From the latest in smartphones and tablets to the nation’s most reliable 3G wireless network and now the fastest 4G LTE network, we help provide solutions. For disaster recovery, Verizon Wireless has mobile broadband devices that allow your response to be flexible and mobile. Verizon Wireless has responded to many disasters this year, including the spring tornado outbreak in the southwest and major flooding in the mid-west, thanks to our 45 Crisis Management Teams equipped with the necessary tools and apparatus, such as mobile cell sites (COW’s/COLT’s) to ensure system reliability. Let Verizon Wireless be your partner in disaster preparedness and response.

Virtual Corporation - Booth 13

98 US Highway 46, Suite 12 Margaret Langsett

Budd Lake, NJ 07828 Vice President



Global leader in BC Program Consulting and Software. BIA’s, COOP, vulnerability assessments, crisis management, BC/DR tabletop exercises, Business Continuity Maturity Model assessments and training. Empower users to easily maintain their plans with innovative web-based Sustainable Planner the next generation, highly adaptive software that includes data collection, document management and flexible reporting.

VOLO Inc. - Booth 8, 9

9 Sunshine Blvd. Felipe Portocarrer

Ormond Beach, FL 32174



VOLO Recovery was designed to enable businesses to stabilize internal and external communications when faced with outages due to disaster or technical failure. A self contained, single-source business continuity disaster recovery system, VOLO provides a complete inbound and outbound communication infrastructure. When normal systems go down, clients are able to seamlessly stay in touch with customers and keep employees connected and informed. Licensing VOLO includes uninterrupted system access to a fully scalable, all inclusive solution to re-establish communications. VOLO is accessed via the Internet so implementation is quick and simple, with no equipment to buy, no phone lines to lease and no annual maintenance required. VOLO runs on a sophisticated, triple redundant network and boasts 24/7 live customer support.

WinWire Technologies - Booth 59, 60

20661 Carniel Ave Raj Badarinath
Saratoga, CA 95070


WinWire Technologies is a Microsoft-focused consulting company with SharePoint-based products in the Disaster Recovery space. With our flagship product WinWire Recovery Manager (WinRM™), WinWire has enabled various customers across multiple domains including Healthcare, Financial Services and Hi-tech Manufacturing. In addition, WinWire is a Microsoft Gold Managed Partner and winner of regional Microsoft awards. Customers trust WinWire for our execution discipline tailoring SharePoint Products to their exact needs in areas of Collaboration & Analytics along with Application Development & Maintenance. WinWire’s focus is to help customers realize their business goals by Making Information Actionable™. As a classic Silicon Valley enterprise founded in 2007, WinWire leverages local presence with global delivery. WinWire’s core values are People First, Technology Leadership and Execution Excellence.

WTS - Booth 63

1100 Olive Way, Suite 1100 Ward Quarles

Seattle, WA 98101 Director of Marketing and

206-436-3300 Communications


WTS provides managed disaster recovery, high availability, electronic disk backup, and data vaulting. Our disaster recovery customers receive a managed recovery solution performed by WTS staff, up to two recovery tests per year, no declaration fees, low subscription rates, guaranteed test time within six weeks of request, no site access fees in the first 10 days, and we eliminate travel by your staff to the recovery site. We guarantee continuous access to your business data and access to technical support 24 hours a day. WTS has years of experience helping customers manage their IT expenditures – all for a predictable monthly fee.

Xmatters - Booth 108 - 110

4457 Willow Road, Suite 220

Pleasanton, CA 94588



Mass Notification, no better than call trees. The promise was unique information to each person, the reality is just a fast call tree.  Until now.  xMatters uses relevance engine technology to instantly deliver the right information to the right person.  This isn¹t just like the other guys.  This is mass notification tuned to your unique communications processes.   Leading corporations are protesting the generic ‘message box’ used by mass notification vendors and making the move to keep control of their processes: to inform, to respond, to recover and resume operations.  xMatters revolutionizes communications so each recipient gets the personalized information they need to act, quickly, when it matters most. To learn more about the next generation of mass notification, visit

10 Reasons You Should Attend Fall World 2011

  1. Learn to stretch your budget. Discover new ways to get more done with fewer dollars and personnel.
  2. Get the latest news on risks and learn strategies you can implement to protect your organization.
  3. Make connections with peers from around the globe. Network with hundreds of other practitioners and make life-long contacts.
  4. Discover the latest industry trends and learn how they will affect your organization. Gain skills for growth even in tough times.
  5. Customize your schedule to meet your individual needs. DRJ makes it easy to find the sessions and information you need.
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  9. Attend pre- or post-conference courses. Stretch your travel budget with these convenient offerings. Renew a certification, learn a skill and more.
  10. Registration fees are lower than any conference in the industry.