In the Eye of the Storm: Dodging Disaster with Expedient's Push Button DR

John White
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With Category 5 Hurricane Irma bearing down on its headquarters in Clearwater, Florida, Bouchard Insurance’s Director of Information Technology made a critical decision to preemptively failover his entire network to a backup site over 1,000 miles away – ensuring total business continuity and the safety and security of Bouchard employees, and averting an IT disaster.

At ZertoCON 2018, John White, VP of Product Strategy for Expedient and Brian Polak, Director of IT for Bouchard Insurance, spoke about the days leading up to the failover decision and Polak’s confidence in preemptive failover thanks to Expedient’s Push Button DR solution. Check out the full video of the presentation:

As Chief Innovation Officer, John White is the lead executive at Expedient responsible for the company’s product and technology vision. In addition to leading Expedient’s product strategy function, John also serves as the lead technology evangelist for the company, works closely with the sales team on closing complex/high brand deals, and acts as Expedient’s primary interface with existing technology partners. Follow him on Twitter.

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