Disaster Recovery

As Europe’s leading independent integrator of data storage solutions, Proact work with our customers to deliver low cost yet extremely effective disaster recovery solutions and services.

With businesses today classifying 60% or more of applications as mission critical, the demands from users for increased uptime and availability is constantly growing. The challenge for most organisations is how to balance these demands with a need to control IT spend.

Mission critical applications and services require the highest levels of availability and protection, even in the event of a disaster impacting your production operations. 

Our proven approach allows you to minimise the risk of downtime and data loss as well as the risk of a compliance breach should the worst happen. Working with Proact you can be confident that in the event of natural or man-made disasters you will be able to recover your IT infrastructure in line with your business needs.

Proact customers benefit from our experience in designing, planning and implementing sound, real world, disaster recovery solutions. Our aim being to ensure your data and services can be restored within your specific recovery time objectives and recovery point objectives. 

Proact offer a range of Disaster Recovery assessment services, each service designed to provide you with a clear understanding of your organisations Disaster Recovery requirements versus your current capabilities. During the engagement we review your IT service Continuity maturity, Disaster Recovery plan and the ability of your current technology to deliver against this.  

Working with your team we quickly refine Disaster Recovery policies, develop reference architecture templates and provide a detailed Disaster Recovery delivery roadmap.

Find out more today by contacting us using our quick enquiry form.

"Through testing, we know that Proact's engineers are able to actually have our critical services back within the agreed time frame. A service like this is invaluable to a business like RFIB, as we work in a regulated industry where we have to protect your client data." Ian Poole, Head of IT Infrastructure, RFIB Group

Key Benefits


    A combination of process automation and standardised technology allows for even the most stringent of RPO/RTO targets to be met. 


    Through use of enterprise virtualisation technologies the cost of delivering Disaster Recovery services can be dramatically reduced.  


    Make Disaster Recovery testing a “business as usual” activity. 


    Fast, simple failover between datacentres, providing enhanced application availability. 


    Reduce complexity and manual processes. 


    Buy Disaster Recovery “as a Service” with the Proact Enterprise Cloud and eliminate the cost of duplicating your datacentre infrastructure. 

Proact Client Recommendations

  • “The close working partnership we have with Proact is highly valuable to us. Finding a provider that offers the technical skill, the assurance that our data remains in the UK and such an aggressive SLA has given us board-level comfort in the DR strategy, as it actually works and protects our business unlike past services.”

    Ian Poole, Head of IT Infrastructure, RFIB.

  • “Thanks to Proact, we avoided what could have been a major disaster today. This disaster recovery solution has already proved to be a real life saver.”

    John Fry, IT Manager, Rufus Leonard.

  • “We needed a partner and a relationship that could evolve with us. Proact offered that and it was in stark contrast with alternative options in the market, which purely involved selling equipment. That's been the key valuable criteria in the relationship that we've got.”

    Matt Meyer, Chief Executive, Taylor Vinters.

  • “The Proact model provides a flexible and robust platform that allows us to do what we do best; give our customers a quality service that saves time, improves staff productivity and makes processes more efficient.”

    Dan Wajzner, Managing Director, Document Logistix.

Associated Services

  • Backup as a Service

    Proacts Backup as a Service allows you to reduce the cost of backing up your critical data by paying monthly for what you use. Find out more.

  • Storage as a Service

    Align your IT spend on storage with your business needs. Proact can provide you with a managed, on-premise storage platform charged as a service. Find out more.

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service

    Quickly and easily recover your data in the event of a disaster. DRaaS is available on a flexible monthly charging model, allowing you to avoid investing in costly infrastructure that you may not use to its full potential. Find out more.


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