IIT Delhi and Sanovi Technologies organizes National Seminar on Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery Management

Bangalore, India (PressExposure) March 09, 2012 -- The conference brought together the Business Continuity /Disaster Recovery practitioners from the industry, academia, and the government. The key focus of the seminar was to create awareness about IT Disaster Recovery Landscape, DR Technology-state of art and Understanding DR needs and experiences. Through this one day conference Sanovi sought to lay a foundation for a holistic approach for IT Disaster Recovery Management. .

Presenting the keynote on the occasion, Shri R.S. Sharma, Mission Director, UIDAI gave a riveting account of the scope and technology that powers the Aadhaar project. He quoted: "The two recovery metrics of Recovery Time and Recovery Point were very stringent for the Aadhaar number authentication services and that the platform has been designed from ground up to meet its recovery service levels."

Shri Ajay Sawhney, President & CEO, National eGovernance Division - DIT, presented the central framework for Disaster Recovery solutions for the State Datacentres (SDCs) and said: "We have formulated strategies for enabling Disaster Recovery for SDCs. NIC is setting up four national level Datacentres to serve as DR Datacentres to all SDCs. This process has begun. Some of the states are already in discussions with NIC to take this forward."

During his opening remarks, Professor M. P. Gupta, Chair-Information Systems Group, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) said: "The National Seminar on Disaster recovery is a joint effort to create awareness about its importance and necessity in the current working environment. IT Infrastructure is a significant and inevitable part of any enterprise.

"During a disaster, efficient backend support is required to maintain the momentum and sustain the business transactions. Indian companies though aware about Disaster Recovery Management concept, are still in the initial stages of adopting it as business strategy. I am sure this seminar will provide effective guidance." he added

Shri. Chandra Pulamarasetti, Founder & CEO, Sanovi Technologies, presented the holistic approach to IT Disaster Recovery involving the adoption of DR automation and DR Management software that reduces the business exposure to IT outages, which in turn decreases the operational costs and stress on DR teams.

Commenting on the occasion, Shri. Ashis Guha, President of Sales, Sanovi Technologies said: "This National Seminar was a great platform to drive awareness about the importance of deploying IT Disaster Recovery solutions among companies in India. The message was percolated to an audience covering diverse segments like Government, BFSI, Telecom sectors, where IT plays a pivotal role in the core business."

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Sanovi Technologies offers IT Disaster Recovery Management (DRM) Software products that help small, medium and large enterprises automate their IT Disaster Recovery Processes benefitting the organizations through Recovery Readiness Assurance and Operational Efficiencies. Sanovi products enable cloud and infrastructure service providers to offer remote DR services. Sanovi provides thought leadership in the DR area and has helped deploy a robust DR program through its DRM software at several organizations in the banking, insurance, manufacturing, energy, government and other industry verticals.

Complexity, Heterogeneous technologies, Non-standard and manual intensive processes, and Point management tools are characteristics of traditional DR solutions. These solutions lack visibility into DR Service level objectives including RPOs and RTOs. Surveys in the area reveal that one in three DR tests continue to fail and most of the organizations fail to make configuration updates to the DR systems. Due to these factors, ensuring application recovery remains a top challenge for IT management.

Sanovi's products ensure recovery readiness through a DR life cycle approach including proactive DR infrastructure monitoring and automated DR drills. Built on standards-based platforms, Sanovi's products offer real-time DR Monitoring, DR Configuration Change Validation, DR Testing, DR Reporting, DR Policies and Automated Failover features. Sanovi products are tightly integrated with several commercial infrastructure applications, replication products and platforms for total infrastructure automation.

Sanovi's products help organizations standardize their DR solutions and deploy DR best practices. They help IT managers to provide transparent DR services to business groups, while enabling an agile DR infrastructure. Sanovi products overlay on top of the existing DR infrastructure including the HA and Replication systems and protect customer investments.

More than 60 large enterprises including several fortune 500 clients are already using Sanovi products to manage their DR program. Sanovi solutions are available directly and through several partners including HP, IBM, HCL, TCS, and Wipro Technologies.

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