Advanced Remote Communications (ARC) Package
Recovery Solutions recently introduced the Advanced Remote Communications (ARC) solution as an economical and convenient alternative to satellite communications. The ARC is a portable, highly secure device that utilizes a 4G LTE high-speed wireless connection to allow financial institutions to connect to the Internet, communicate with branch locations, and transmit data to core processors.
The self-contained device is preconfigured to match each institution’s unique IT infrastructure for seamless annual testing and emergency communications. It measures approximately 17” x 3.5” x 9.5” and features:
- A preconfigured SonicWall VPN appliance that allows reporting and security options
- Unique locking screws that require a specific instrument to unlock it (providing additional security)
- Cooling fans
- Incorporation of your core processor’s VPN firewall, if necessary
- Amazing data transfer speeds (averaging 35 MB upload/download)
Community banks can now effectively meet FFIEC testing regulations from their conference room – eliminating travel time and cost. Recovery Solutions ships the ARC box, along with a fileserver, PC workstation, and ancillary items directly to the client. Recovery Solutions documents all test activities and provides a comprehensive disaster recovery report.
In addition to a comprehensive documented recovery test, the ARC is ideal for localized disaster recovery when access to cellular networks is available. For large-scale disasters where government agencies may take control of cellular towers, we continue to offer our sophisticated satellite dish network to ensure our clients can resume business promptly.
The ARC solution warrants an Innovative Solution Award based on its:
- Utilization of emerging technology to improve disaster recovery testing and business resumption techniques.
- Ability to help community banks reduce costs associated with testing and business resumption.
- Increased data transfer speeds.
- Stringent security measure In a time where data security is of utmost importance, the ARC solution provides encrypted and secure data transmission.