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Axcient and Business Continuity Institute to Host Complimentary Webinar Series on Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Initiatives

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Oct. 30, 2014 – Axcient, the leader in cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS), and the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), the world’s leading institute for business continuity, today announced a three-part joint November webinar series that begins Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST. Led by Paul Kirvan, business continuity and disaster recovery expert, and Daniel Kuperman, director of product marketing at Axcient, these three sessions will provide organizations with the key elements needed to develop successful disaster recovery and business continuity initiatives.

Webinar Details-at-a-Glance

How to Prepare and Conduct a Risk Assessment
• Who: Paul Kirvan, business continuity and disaster recovery expert and approved instructor, BCI and Daniel Kuperman, director of product marketing, Axcient
• What: Business continuity and disaster recovery are all about risks. Companies must analyze and use specific risk-based data in all business continuity and disaster recovery efforts. In the first webinar, attendees will learn the value of risk assessment, how to prepare for risk assessment, and how to conduct a risk assessment and analyze the findings.
• When: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST
• Where: To register for this free event, please click here.

How to Prepare an Incident Response Plan
• Who: Paul Kirvan, business continuity and disaster recovery expert and approved instructor, BCI and Daniel Kuperman, director of product marketing, Axcient
• What: An incident can turn into disaster quickly if not handled properly. Organizations need to make sure to be prepared for any IT infrastructure disruption or critical event. In the second installment of this three-part webinar series, attendees will learn how to assess the severity of an event, and how to provide effective communication to get a successful disaster recovery response plan off the ground.
• When: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST
• Where: To register for this free event, please click here.

How to Develop Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Policies
• Who: Paul Kirvan, business continuity and disaster recovery expert and approved instructor, BCI and Daniel Kuperman, director of product marketing, Axcient
• What: Disaster recovery plans are widely accepted as a way to ensure all critical data, IT systems and networks can be recovered in an event classified as an emergency. In the final webinar, attendees will learn what to include in an organization’s disaster recovery plan, which regulations and procedures to follow and what to avoid, and how to choose the correct technology to ensure an organization can successfully recover in the event of an IT interruption or disaster.
• When: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST
• Where: To register for this free event, please click here.

Axcient is re-architecting the way companies protect, access, and recover data and applications by delivering a solution that is easier and faster than any alternative in the market. Developed in the cloud, for the cloud, the Axcient platform goes beyond backup and mirrors an organization’s entire business in the cloud, including emails, files, applications, operating systems and all of the interconnected elements of a network, to ensure that core business functions are never interrupted.

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About the Business Continuity Institute
Based in Caversham, United Kingdom, the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was established in 1994 to promote the art and science of business continuity management and to assist organizations in preparing for and surviving minor and large-scale man-made and natural disasters. The Institute enables members to obtain guidance and support from their fellow practitioners and offers professional training and certification programmes to disseminate and validate the highest standards of competence and ethics. It has over 8,000 members in more than 100 countries in an estimated 3,000 organizations in private, public and third sectors. For more information go to: www.thebci.org
About Axcient
Axcient’s cloud platform eliminates data loss, keeps applications up and running, and makes sure that IT infrastructures never go down. Designed for today’s always-on business, Axcient replaces legacy backup, business continuity, and disaster recovery software and hardware, and reduces the amount of expensive copy data in an organization by as much as 80 percent. By mirroring an entire business in the cloud, Axcient makes it simple to access and restore data from any device, failover IT systems, and virtualize your entire office with a click – all from a single duplicated copy. Trusted by thousands of businesses to store and protect more than 10 billion files and applications, Axcient maximizes productivity, reduces cost, and eliminates risk. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif.

Axcient and Business Continuity Institute to Host Complimentary Webinar Series on Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Initiatives

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