The client is a law firm based in Bradford, West Yorkshire specialising in criminal law, family law, personal injury, employment law and serious and complex crime. They employ over 100 staff and have a heavy reliance on IT in particular for communications and case management.
[case] ChallengeThe business is located on a single site and loss of the site would cause a major business disruption. An IT Risk Assessment identified that the loss of one of the main servers could take several days for the business to get back to normal; SolutionWorking with the client KS implemented a workplace recovery solution at a local disaster recovery facility. We also administered a real time replication solution to enable full systems recovery in the event of a disaster as well as network fail-over for the main Internet connections. ChallengeThe Solicitors Regulation Authority specifies that all Solicitors should have appropriate business continuity in place. SolutionWe provided advice on IT Business Continuity Planning for the organisation.
Through the solutions implemented, KS Services helped the client to manage their Business continuity obligations and to put in place robust solutions to get the business up and running quickly following a major incident.