Case Studies

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Case studies

  • Recovering from Malware

    The number of Malware attacks tripled last year, with Plan B stating that 44% of recoveries of IT systems were due to Malware. One of Plan B’s customers  – a legal firm – was on the receiving end of Malware when a cryptolocker attack managed to infect an admin account that was left without adequate security. Cryptoclocker attacks are […]

  • Enhancing Zerto’s continuous replication in a complex environment

    Midland Heart is a leading housing organisation, delivering affordable homes to rent or buy as well as services across the Midlands that enable people to live independently. Founded in 1925, it is a trusted not for profit organisation that owns and manages 33,000 homes for 70,000 customers. With a complex architecture of over 100 virtual […]

  • Housing Association selects Plan B to deliver complex DR solution

    Plan B was approached by a leading housing association to discuss their requirements for disaster recovery. Upcoming closure of an office which served as their secondary data centre and DR site meant that an alternative strategy involving outsourcing DRaaS was sought. The housing association’s existing DR solution involved replicating all systems in-house to a secondary […]

  • SaaS Provider guarantees high availability for clients

    The Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) is one of the most innovative marketing services and communication solutions providers in the UK. The Group focuses on delivering innovative software and marketing based consultancy services directly to the retail marketing sector. The company’s operating principles have been built on credible expertise and service delivery over the last 20 […]

  • SAN Failure

    SAN Failure Even though a high level of resilience is built into SAN’s, they are still quite prone to failure. When a SAN failure hit a Plan B customer, causing multiple disks to fail on the morning of the 26 February, CRM support was the first to notice that the CRM system had gone down. […]

  • SaaS Provider guarantees availability of customers’ e-commerce solutions

    The client Founded 21 years ago, Salmon is a leading multichannel digital agency in the UK, working with clients in the UK and overseas. They focus on delivering world class e-commerce solutions for their clients who are generally tier 1 retailers. Customers include Argos, Pets at Home, Boots and Halfords. Salmon prides itself on adding […]

  • When employees attack

    Our client is a global business to business advertising agency with over 600 employees. They have a strong reputation in the advertising sector, servicing leading blue chip brands. The Disaster Recovery Solution Plan B looks after all advertising imagery for this client, which is one of their most valuable assets. It totals 12TB of data, […]

  • Private Equity Firm Loses All Servers

    Campbell Lutyens is an independent private equity company with offices in London, New York and Hong Kong. They focus on private equity and infrastructure fund placements, providing specialist advice on the sale or restructuring of portfolios. The Disaster Recovery Solution Plan B provides Campbell Lutyens with a disaster recovery solution which protects their core communications […]

  • Global IT Company Experiences Devastating Building Fire

    IT Disaster It is fairly uncommon, but when a fire rips through your building it has such severe consequences to the operation of your business, that the scenario needs to be well planned for. Our customer, a global eCommerce company with offices worldwide, experienced such an event when their head office  caught fire. At around 19:30 […]

  • Data Protection is no longer enough as College improves the recoverability of their IT systems with Pre-recovery

    The client Founded in 1996, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is one of the newest Medical Royal Colleges. It has a major role in postgraduate medical education and professional standards. This includes setting syllabuses for postgraduate training in paediatrics, overseeing the training, running examinations, organising courses and conferences, issuing guidance and conducting […]

  • Disaster recovery service restores complex IT systems in 30 minutes

    The client Coller Capital is one of the largest private equity secondary businesses in the world. They’ve been a customer of Plan B since 2008. With head offices in London, New York and Hong Kong, their team is multi-national in background and approach, giving them a truly global reach. The requirement When Coller Capital first […]

  • A disappointing experience turned good with Plan B

    The client Leverton Clarke is a chemical manufacturer, specialising in lithium compounds and lithium salts. They export 60% of their produce to over 28 countries around the world. In 2014 they won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category for their impressive growth in International sales. A disappointing experience Leverton Clarke is […]