To keep your business operating even if a crisis strikes, you need a comprehensive, end-to-end continuity plan. Whether you’re hit by a power failure, a pandemic, a cyber attack – any unplanned interruption that disrupts communications or keeps employees from reaching the workplace – you need a step by-step strategy to protect your people, your operations, your data and your reputation.
Allstream’s Business Continuity services – backed by our secure, nationwide IP infrastructure – ensure that your network is ready to support whatever business continuity plan you choose, helping you recover quickly from any kind of crisis. Our experts also ensure that your continuity and disaster recovery protocols meet the increasingly strict demands of regulatory compliance – and, even more important, the expectations of your customers and business partners.
For Allstream, the key to business continuity is network continuity. Whatever the size of your organization, you need to minimize the costly risk of downtime by integrating network capabilities to secure, back up, recover or replicate your vital communications services, IT systems and data – all the building blocks that keep your business up and running. And when an unplanned outage does interrupt your network, you need to restore communications within minutes.
From Cloud-Based Recovery services that provide near-instant server replication to full-service physical work environments, Allstream ensures that your people can always stay connected with each other and with customers and suppliers – no matter what happens.
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Minimize network disruptions and downtime.
Any business continuity plan is only as good as the networking and IT infrastructure that supports it.
Protect your reputation and your bottom line.
By implementing an end-to-end business continuity and disaster recover plan, you protect your business from:
Simplify Business Continuity.
Effective business continuity and disaster recovery strategies can be difficult to maintain and execute – especially if your IT resources are already stretched to the limits. Allstream’s experts can help you plan and implement a strategy that fits your unique organizational needs.
We can also offer you a full suite of Managed Services to:
Lower your IT costs and business losses.
Allstream’s Business Continuity services – backed by our secure, high-performance network – minimize the potential impact of downtime and help reduce both upfront and ongoing IT infrastructure costs.
Increase your network ROI.
Allstream’s Business Continuity services enhance your existing communications investments and allow you to take advantage of powerful networking and storage capabilities without incurring substantial costs. Our unique security features – embedded at every connection point of our national IP network – protect your IT infrastructure from disruption, saving you costly repairs and maintenance fees.
Allstream’s Cloud-based Recovery services provide virtual replication of your physical server environment – fully functioning and almost instantly accessible – to ensure that your critical business applications are available during unexpected interruptions or planned server downtime.
Allstream’s IT Systems Recovery services are ideal for large enterprises and other organizations with complex requirements for platforms – midrange to mainframe – as well as computing and data storage.
Allstream’s Workforce Continuity services protect your employees and work processes from disruption by providing the physical space and related technological components you need to keep your workforce functioning. We offer both shared and dedicated workplace seats, as well as mobile workplaces, drive imaging services (to speed up desktop computer recovery times) and full contact centre capabilities.
Our network and expertise are your safety net.
Allstream’s Business Continuity services are supported by our reliable, high-performance national IP network, our stringent service level agreements, and our ongoing efforts to implement the latest security and networking technologies.
We tailor a solution to fit your needs.
Allstream’s Business Continuity team can help you identify and prioritize key risks and then customize the best mitigation strategies to meet your requirements and fit your budget. We can also help you map out next steps to improve information availability and access to critical applications during a crisis. And we work with your IT team to build and test comprehensive recovery plans.
We’ve got all the support you need.
From network assessment, design, project management and implementation through long-term technical support, Allstream looks after you every step of the way. You can complement our Business Continuity services with solutions from our full suite of Allstream Managed Services, so your IT team can focus even more on supporting your core business.
The Allstream difference: It's a human quality
Any way you look at Allstream - our customers, our solutions, our network, our track record of innovation, our competitive spirit - we're truly all business. But that focus demands something very human from us: a commitment to building strong relationships with you, our customers, and delivering value on terms you define.
Gain all the benefits of IP connectivity – nationwide.
Allstream’s high-performance network delivers secure, dependable business communications from coast to coast. Our 30,000 km fibre-optic backbone combines advanced IP connectivity, digital switching, Ethernet-featured services and the latest security technologies. We can help you converge data and video with local, long-distance and private voice traffic over a single network. And we give you global connections through strategic partnerships with leading service providers in more than 70 countries.
Get the best in reliability and security.
Our end-to-end IP infrastructure ensures exceptional quality of service between metropolitan centres across Canada. We deliver critical business applications via highly secure transport modes at gigabit speeds, providing any-to-any connectivity and reliably supporting real-time voice, data and multimedia communications.
Build on our great track record in innovation.
Allstream is an industry leader in emerging areas of IP network convergence and unified communications. For example, we built Canada’s first MPLS virtual private network and IP trunking installations. We can further your organization’s pursuit of innovation on many fronts: to drive ROI on network and IT resources, to reduce infrastructure and operating costs with managed services, and to customize applications that will make your business more agile, efficient and responsive
We partner with the world’s best to deliver the best solutions for our customers. For a complete listing of our technology partners, visit the partners section of our website.