FMC boosts business continuity efforts

Shifting from disaster recovery to broader business continuity concerns, from storing back-ups at an American-based facility to mirroring transactions at a local Canadian centre, and from a recovery time of up to 72 hours to just four hours, Financial Models Company Inc. (FMC) probably exemplifies the evolving focus on protecting information within the financial services sector at large.

Launched in 1976 and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, FMC now employs 450 at its Mississauga headquarters and offices in Montr