Merrick, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2009
TAMP Systems, a pioneer and world leader in the field of Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Pandemic Planning, has announced that it has opened a new sales office in the Atlanta area to address the growing demand for its products and services in the Southeast U.S. and Latin America. Business Continuity Planning is an essential element of supply chain management, governance, risk and compliance processes.
With the opening of the new office, Kal Ayyar has assumed the position of Regional Manager for TAMP Systems in Atlanta. In his role, Kal will be responsible for establishing strategic alliances and business development activities.
"Frequent hurricanes, tornadoes and the recent pandemic flu outbreak have highlighted the need for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning for business of all sizes, especially across the Southeast U.S.," says Tom Abruzzo, President & CEO of TAMP Systems.
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In addition to its well established credentials in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning, TAMP has become a pioneer in the newly emerging field of pandemic planning.
"The Avian H5N1, Swine H1N1 and other flu viruses are of great concern to public health professionals. The continued spread of highly pathogenic Avian virus, across Eastern Asia and other countries is of significant threat to human health," says Mr. Abruzzo. He adds, "We have developed the full range of expertise to deal with the threat posed by a workforce interruption or pandemic outbreak."
The following are some of the salient information that TAMP consultants identify and include in the pandemic plans that it offers via its software and services:
- Employees who are cross-trained in various disciplines
- Alternative workforce, e.g., retired employees, etc.
- Key-employee succession plans
- Work-at-home plans
- Supply chain interruption strategies
- Proper hygiene practices
- HR policies and procedures
Bill Pepino, Vice President, TAMP Systems said, "We have developed a unique and cost-effective methodology, which includes a 5-step Action Plan for Pandemic Incident Response Planning (PIRP)."
The TAMP PIRP Methodology includes 5 phases and associated action items:
Phase 1: Plan development stage ("Plan for it")
Phase 2: Monitoring stage ("Keep an eye on it")
Phase 3: Pre-Pandemic Preparation Stage ("React to it")
Phase 4: Pandemic stage ""Manage it")
Phase 5: Post-Pandemic stage ("Recover from it")
TAMP is in discussions with government and public health officials in Atlanta, to formulate effective procedures to handle the increasing threat of Pandemic flu to the US as well as other countries. To learn more about TAMP's BCP software and services and the Pandemic Planning programs, please contact Kal S. Ayyar, Regional Manager or any team member at TAMP Systems.
About TAMP Systems:
Headquartered in Merrick, NY, TAMP is one of 13 companies worldwide with CBCV (Certified Business Continuity Vendor) certification from DRI, the world-wide leader in more than 90 countries for education and certification in Business Continuity Management.
TAMP's web-based Business Continuity Management (BCM) software is named the Disaster Recovery System (DRS), which is provided as a Software as a Service or client-hosted model. The DRS software creates plans, keeps plans up-to-date and manages BCM data. TAMP's consulting services include the development the Business Impact Analysis as well as plans for business continuity, disaster recovery, crisis management, pandemics and workforce interruptions. Many of TAMP's clients have benefited from its turn-key planning services. TAMP also offers the Essential Notification System (ENS), which provides automated delivery of voice messages and failover of a current voicemail system for disaster recovery.
TAMP is led by its founder, Tom Abruzzo, who has built Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity programs since 1977. Recently, TAMP and Tom were inducted into the Contingency Planning & Management Hall of Fame, which awards recognition to vendors that have gained a reputation as trusted advisors to the community of professionals involved in business continuity, emergency preparedness and enterprise risk mitigation and security applications. For more info, please visit TAMP's website at http://www.tampsystems.com.