eHosting Datafort partners for BCDR consulting

Deal with BCM Institute and GMH will allow eHosting DataFort to offer business continuity and disaster recovery services

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By  Mark Sutton Published  February 8, 2009

eHosting DataFort (eHDF) has launched a partnership with Business Continuity Management Institute and GMH Pte Ltd to bring advanced business continuity and disaster recovery services to customers in the Middle East.

eHDF, part of TECOM investments, will partner with the Singapore-based BCM Institute, a specialist in BCDR training and best practice, and consultancy GMH to provide a range of services in sector, including training, assessment, assurance, auditing and certification.

Mohammad Fouz, CEO of EHDF, said: “eHDF’s broad-based expertise in all facets of IT, in addition to its status as a well entrenched leader in the Middle East, and BCM Institute’s standing as a global major in BCM and DR certification demonstrate a perfect match. The synergies of this partnership will significantly benefit a large number of organisations in the region.

“We continuously strive to provide our clients in the Middle East with the latest and best IT services. This partnership is a testament to our dedication to ensuring that our clients have access to the top-notch services founded on international best practices,” he added.

The BCM Institute certification is currently carried by over 1,230 professionals in over 36 countries across the world. The partnership with eHDF aims to bring globally recognized standards to organizations in the Middle East.

Dr Goh Moh Heng, President of the BCM Institute and Managing Director of GMH, said: “eHDF has demonstrated its expertise in building and managing data centers, providing data centre services and DR services. Similarly to the BCM Institute, GMH has already delivered BCM consulting, implementation, testing, assurance and audit services across the world. Together, eHDF, the BCM Institute and GMH will offer an integrated service that will be delivered by competent , experienced and certified professionals.”

3195 days ago
Julia Skim

In context with BCDR training I read some insights regarding a BC/DR program from Med Yones, a business advisor, saying “to realize a successful implementation of BC/DR program, companies must work in partnership with their employees, vendors, partners and government to ensure the continuity of critical business functions in the event of a disaster and help them recover following a disaster”. More insight are provided on the webpage below http://www.iim-edu.org/executivejournal/WhitePaperBusinessContinuityDisasterRecoveryBCDRBestPractices.htm

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