Challenge

Ensuring business continuity and data availability in case of accident as well as enabling centralized server management and virtualization.

Services provided

  • Equipment delivery;
  • Main and disaster recovery centre installation, including storages, servers, networking, virtualisation software, backup and recovery software;
  • The project was implemented in three sites: the main Data Centre at the Head Office of the Central Bank of Zimbabwe in Harare and Disaster Recovery Centre in two separate branches (Masa and Bullawayo);
  • Knowledge and experience exchange was implemented to build capacity in the organisation;
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan was created;
  • Support was provided for 1 year.
  • Capacity for fast data recovery and flexible opportunities for the expansion of the backup data centers was created.

  • The Disaster Recovery Centre will ensure system resilience and provide availability within hours.