Strategic BCP® Positioned as a "Leader" in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software

Strategic BCP, creator of ResilienceONE® BCM/BCP software, placed as a Leader for the second year in a row

Blue Bell, PA - September 8, 2014 | Strategic BCP, the global leader in Business Continuity Management Planning (BCM/BCP) Software and consulting, has once-again placed in the Leader's Quadrant of the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software. In their report, Gartner states: "Business continuity management planning software is the key tool used to manage the business continuity management program process from risk assessment to business impact analysis through recovery plan development, exercising and invocation."1

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Strategic BCP was one of eight vendors to place in this quadrant out of the 18 total BCM/BCP offerings evaluated.

"We believe Strategic BCP has landed in the Leaders Quadrant for a second year in a row because of our ongoing commitment to innovation, strength of our intellectual property and methods, and unwavering commitment to our loyal customers;" said Frank Perlmutter (CBCP, MBCI), president and co-founder of Strategic BCP. "With ResilienceONE, our BCP Genomeā„¢, and our superior professional services team; we provide our customers with products and services that exceed all industry standards, regulations, and best practices. To be honored in this fashion validates our commitment to excellence that is second to none."

According to Gartner, the features that distinguish the vendors from each other and form their position in this Magic Quadrant are:

  • Ease of configuration and customization
  • Ease of use
  • Depth of data analytics, C/IM and exercise management
  • Level of real-time interaction of mobile device apps
  • Plan management aides, such as built-in workflow procedures for BIA and recovery plan creation and maintenance

ResilienceONE's industry-leading methodology saves time and money by streamlining cumbersome activities and providing sophisticated functionality to simplify complicated tasks. ResilienceONE is immediately ready to use without the massive customization and configuration time or the costs associated with other tools. Clients can easily setup ResilienceONE via straightforward settings and without vendor cost. Ease-of-use for the end user is provided via step-by-step customizable wizards with built-in progress tracking. ResilienceONE's powerful analytics, RTO Determination Engine, and custom reporting via drag-and-drop on any field provide unmatched depth of functionality. Interactive Plan Activation, complemented by mobile apps for use in real-life disasters and exercises, provides real-time plan tracking, situational updates, and communications.

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1. Roberta J. Witty, John P. Morency; "Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software," Gartner, Aug. 27, 2014, pp. 1-5.