Weber Shandwick was formed in 2000 by the merger of Shandwick International and Weber Group. Shandwick International and has grown to become one of the largest public relations agencies in the world.
Together with its affiliates, Weber Shandwick has 123 offices in 81 countries around the world and employs about 5,000 people.
The need for the Milan office was to create a cloud-based disaster recovery site to complement the robust backup systems already implemented onsite to ensure business continuity for its customers even in extreme conditions.
Utixo’s project involves connecting the local network with a private network in a datacenter more than 500km away and replicating production systems on the cloud.
In addition, switch over procedures for activating DR mode are described and documented.