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ContinuitySA wins IRMSA Award with Resilience 2.0

ContinuitySA was named the winner of the IRMSA 2019 Industry Specific Initiative Award for the category: "Professional Services, Training Providers, Consultants and Auditors", for outstanding contribution to risk management, at a gala event that took place in Johannesburg on Friday 1 November 2019.

ContinuitySA won the award for its approach and methodology, Resilience 2.0, which takes business continuity beyond the confines of an organisation and addresses the cumulative requirements for an industry sector or complex supply chain web. It enhances the ability of participating organisations to anticipate and respond to disruptive events through structured and directed collaboration.

In winning the IRMSA Industry Award, ContinuitySA has affirmed the value it adds to business continuity and business professionals who are serious about keeping their organisations up and running, no matter what.

"We are extremely proud of our Resilience 2.0 methodology, which significantly strengthens our service offering and demonstrates our capability to venture beyond the siloes of individual businesses into organisations in a collaborative network," said Michael Davies, CEO, ContinuitySA.

Traditionally, business continuity programmes have focused on an organisation in isolation and its capability and plans to recover from disasters. In the light of recent business trends, an introspective view alone and isolated implementation is no longer enough," adds Davies. Business continuity and resilience must expand beyond the confines of one organisation and be catered for at a broader level.

The methodology focuses on understanding the integrated nature of risks and triggers in a business ecosystem and establishing suitable structures, mechanisms and capabilities for multiple entities to jointly and effectively respond to disruptive events. In addition, it enhances the day-to-day incident management to prevent unwarranted escalation of operational incidents into crises.

In receiving this IRMSA Award, ContinuitySA moves forward again in driving awareness of and diligence in business continuity for African companies on a broader level.

ContinuitySA

ContinuitySA is Africa's leading provider of business continuity management (BCM) and resilience services and has been helping the continent's public and private organisations become more resilient for more than 30 years. Delivered by highly skilled experts, its fully managed services include ICT and cyber resilience, enterprise risk management, work area recovery and BCM advisory-all designed to enhance business resilience in an age of escalating threat. By helping clients understand their risk profile, and then develop an appropriate risk-mitigation strategy, including the ability to recover swiftly from a disaster, ContinuitySA provides peace of mind for all stakeholders.

ContinuitySA operates the continent's biggest network of recovery centres, with more than 20 000m2 of space in Gauteng (Midrand and Randburg), the Western Cape (Tyger Valley), in Kwa-Zulu Natal (Mount Edgecombe) as well in Botswana, Mozambique, Kenya and Mauritius.

ContinuitySA is a Gold Partner of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and was inducted into the prestigious BCI Hall of Fame in 2016. It is also a Gold Partner of Veeam, a leading global provider of software enabling Disaster Recovery as a Service and Backup as a Service.

ContinuitySA. Our business is keeping you in business.

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