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Xand Receives Contract From BCBSRI For Disaster Recovery Solutions

December 19, 2013

Xand announced that the company has received a multi-million dollar contract from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) to deploy critical infrastructure for establishing production and disaster recovery solutions for the latter. Following the development, Xand would develop an exclusive solution for BCBSRI by offering colocation facility from Xand’s full-fledged data center in Massachusetts. The architecture developed for BCBSRI includes system monitoring to the application level and ensuring 100 percent business continuity through on-premise as well as cloud-based recovery platforms.

In a release, President and Chief Executive Officer at Xand, Yatish Mishra, said “Having Rhode Island’s largest insurer place their trust in Xand for critical resource management is truly an honor. We take pride in being able to design and deploy technology platforms on a scale required by large operations like Blue Cross & Blue Shield, while also maintaining our ability to deliver the highest levels of personalized service and organizational responsiveness in the industry. On behalf of the Xand team, we look forward to working with BCBSRI to ensure the best quality of service for their workforce and members in the years ahead.”

In addition to the company’s 24x7 Network Operations Center, Xand also enlisted the services of its network partners to provide increased layers of system redundancy, data recovery and business continuity to BCBSRI operations outside the Northeast region. The end-to-end solutions provided by Xand enabled BCBSRI to successfully address the challenges associated with multifaceted IT infrastructure as well as opened up scalability options for the company’s future plans.

Speaking of the decision to choose Xand, Steven Mollo, BCBSRI Managing Director of Information Systems Operations, said “Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is excited to announce the selection of Xand for data center, managed services, and business continuity services. Xand’s responsiveness, flexibility and consultative approach made them the ideal choice to help manage the critical IT applications and resources that back our 600,000 members.”

Xand is engaged in providing data center, managed services and cloud solutions with a strong base in the Northeast region. The IT infrastructure solutions provided by the company enable organizations to enhance the performance and stability of their business critical applications.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is a leading provider of healthcare insurance in the state of Rhode Island and has a membership of more than 600,000 members.

Edited by Cassandra Tucker

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