Redmond, WA July 18th, 2008 — Quantivate, a three-year-old startup out of Redmond Washington has recently signed a contract with Snohomish PUD to enhance the PUD’s Business Continuity Plan. “Snohomish PUD is the 12th largest utility in terms of customers in the nation. This is more proof that our unique approach to business continuity is gaining momentum in many vertical markets. Instead of simply saying, we’ll rewrite your plan, we bring a streamlined process, cutting edge technology, and clear cut pricing.” says Andy Vanderhoff President of Quantivate.
The increasing severity and duration of disasters has made business continuity a priority for all organizations: public, private, large and small. Quantivate provides the expertise and software at an affordable price so that all organizations can be prepared for tomorrow, today. The addition of the first public utility to Quantivate’s growing list of customers is proof that Quantivate’s solution fills a need in the marketplace.” All companies need business continuity. What makes Quantivate unique is that we help make you planning streamlined, easy to do, and accessible” notes Michael Carter, Vice President of Quantivate consulting services.
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Quantivate’s flagship product, Prizm, is a web based robust platform that enables organizations to efficiently implement the business continuity lifecycle including business impact analysis, recovery and continuity strategy identification, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, risk identification and tracking. Prizm also includes functionality to leverage the data collected through business continuity for compliance efforts including but not limited to SOX, JSOX, PCI, HIPAA, and PII.
About Quantivate: Quantivate was founded in 2005 by Andy Vanderhoff and Michael Carter, two industry experts who have implemented Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for many fortune 1000 companies including Progressive Insurance, AT&T Wireless, Boeing, Safeco Insurance and most recently Washington Mutual. In 2006, the first version of Prizm was released. In 2007, Quantivate pioneered business continuity as a service model. This made business continuity affordable and accessible to all organizations and industries. Today Quantivate’s current customer base includes a diverse set of organizations such as World Vision (a billion dollar non-profit), King County (the 12th largest county in the US), Alaska Airlines (11th largest domestic Airline), Snohomish County Public Utilities District, and Banner Bank a growing regional community bank. Quantivate, based in Redmond, WA is a privately held limited liability company.
Snohomish County PUD is the second largest publicly owned utility in the Pacific Northwest and the twelfth largest in the nation in terms of customers served. The PUD’s service area consists of 2,200 square miles, including all of Snohomish County and Camano Island. The utility maintains about 5,800 miles of distribution line.