FACT: Quixtar wins 2006 IBM Business Resiliency Award

Business Resiliency Award
This award is for best practices in area of business continuity and
resiliency that demonstrates high availability, security and business
protection solutions using IBM System i.

The three finalists in the Business Resiliency category are:

  • Prescription Solutions – a prescription services company in Costa Mesa, California
  • Quixtar, Inc. – a leading online retailer of health and beauty products
  • Unibill – an Application Services Provider of billing services for landline and wireless telephone and cable TV companies.

The winner in this category is… Quixtar, Inc. Quixtar
wanted to achieve high availability to support their business
applications, servicing requests from their eCommerce site, as well as
the 15+ interactive users. The company's Recovery Time Objective
(RTO) of 2 hours steered them toward a software replication solution.
They consolidated down to two partitioned systems, located in data
centers, five miles apart.

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