Disaster Recovery

The Safety Net You Need to Avoid Disaster

Preparing for the unexpected is one of the biggest challenges for today's community banks. It's critical to have your bank's data securely backed up in case of emergency or system failure. All Southern Financial Systems platforms are protected by a robust Disaster Recovery System. This system includes Core, Teller, Imaging, Internet Banking and Telephone Banking.

Whether your bank is operating an in-house system or is outsourced to the Southern Financial Systems Data Center, you can rely on this powerhouse tool to add new security to your daily transactions and accounting information that are so essential for regulatory compliance. With our Disaster Recovery System on your side, you'll have the information and records you need at hand – right when they're needed.

Our Disaster Recovery System is located within the Fogo Datacenter in Carrollton Georgia. This is a $5 million purpose built Tier 3 datacenter with redundant power, communications, networking, and environmental controls. Carrolton is approximately 250 miles north of Nashville Georgia. Our Datacenter is connected through the MPLS cloud to Fogo and as can offer instantaneous communications rollover in the event of a disaster. Other features of Fogo:

  • Utility Power: Dual Substation Feeds
  • Generator Power: Dual Emergency Generators
  • UPS Power: Dual AC UPS Power
  • Cooling: N + 1 Cooling, water side economizing
  • Fire Suppression: Ansul Sapphire suppression with VESDA
  • Security: 24x7 staffing and site access, CCTV surveillance, and biometric access control
  • Network Access: Carrier neutral access to service providers through diverse points of entry
  • Industry Regulations: SSAE-16 Compliant, HIPAA Compliant

In addition, we also maintain a facility in Lakeland Georgia, to serve as our backup operations center for our Datacenter personnel. In the event of a disaster this facility would be utilized to house our Datacenter employees so they could perform their normal daily operational tasks. This secure location contains ample workspace, a backup generator, MPLS communications to all pertinent systems, as well as workstations and printers.

Our services include:

  • 24/7 access
  • Assistance by qualified analysts
  • Annual Testing
  • Testing Procedures Manual customized for your bank
  • Remote backup capabilities
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