Dedicated office space in the event of a disaster
Should you suffer a prolonged loss of access to your premises or they become unusable, Covenco’s Workplace Recovery service provides fully equipped alternate office facilities, complete with workstations, telephones, internet connectivity, and general office equipment.
What are the benefits of workplace recovery?
- Fully flexible service
- Each service is tailored to a specific business’s needs, including recovery time objectives (RTO) and SLAs.
- Full technical support
- Testing days included
- Ideally located for business continuity across the UK
- Fully equipped workstations and office supplies
- Wi-fi, Direct dial telephone lines, and voicemail facilities
- Meeting rooms, general office facilities, and break/refreshment areas
- The sites are fully alarmed and equipped with CCTV
- The workplace and datacentres are ISO 20771 accredited
- Swipe card access systems
- Some sites will have onsite security guards for out of hours
Workplace Recovery Locations
Covenco’s Disaster Recovery Centre in the heart of England is located on the outskirts of Banbury, Oxfordshire, 2 miles from Junction 11 on the M40.
The centre provides 100 workplace positions across 4 suites, meeting rooms, general office equipment a storage area, and a kitchen/break-out area. Banbury’s digital telephone system is fully programmable, enabling fully transparent call redirection. This means that customers can continue to dial their usual numbers to reach temporarily relocated staff.
Covenco’s Langley Disaster Recovery Centre is located just outside the M25, not far from Heathrow airport. The centre is conveniently located to serve customers in London, the Home Counties, and beyond.
The Recovery Centre provides a total of 100 workplace positions across 4 suites and offers shared printing, photocopying, fax, and full office facilities. There is a purpose-built computer room and three meeting rooms available for shared use, plus a kitchen/rest area for customers to make use of during test rehearsals and invocations.
A large warehouse facility is available to the rear of the Recovery Centre with a fully functional workshop for building, testing, and configuring IT server hardware and peripheral equipment.
We have Workplace Recovery locations situated across the entire UK. Below are some examples, but there are many more so get in contact if you have a specific location in mind.
- London (several locations)
Frequently Asked Questions
Workplace recovery is a subscription-based service that provides a location which your employees can work from in the event of a disaster that has made your current office unusable, ensuring that your organisation remains fully operational. Although not all workplace recovery services are the same, they tend to facilitate all the office needs that your workforce requires, such as meeting rooms, kitchens, and fully equipped workstations.
The workplace recovery service works like insurance – you hope that you never have to use it, but in the worst case of disaster striking, it’s definitely something that you will need and be very glad that you have. The subscription also includes test days, so you can be assured that the process will go ahead as planned if you ever needed to execute it in the case of an emergency.
Each location will vary slightly, but all include the following facilities: Fully equipped workplace positions, meeting rooms, general office facilities and break/refreshment areas, direct dial telephone lines and voicemail facilities, and office equipment including fax, copier, and a scanner.
Yes, the sites are fully alarmed and equipped with CCTV. Some sites will have onsite security guards for out-of-hours. The workplace and datacentres are also ISO 20771 accredited.
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