Standby ICT Equipment

Access ICT equipment at short notice
Plan B's Standby Equipment services give you a place to work and the ability to access critical ICT equipment at short notice.

ICT Equipment on Permanent Standby

Shared Standby Equipment

Our Standby Equipment service includes a range of infrastructure items on permanent standby that can be deployed quickly in an emergency and accessed from one of our sites or delivered to a location of your choice.

Shared Standby Equipment is available to all subscribers of this service, based on each customer’s selected product categories. Although there is plenty of equipment available in each category, it is allocated on a first come first served basis.

As new clients subscribe to the service, new equipment is purchased to supplement the equipment available. There is also an annual review and replacement of equipment to ensure that what we have is current and fit for purpose.

This service includes:

  • Huge inventory of equipment, grouped by category, including proprietary systems, tape-drives, disks and server hardware.
  • Access to high value equipment at a fraction of the replacement cost.
  • Current enterprise model equipment servers/SAN's.

Dedicated Equipment

Dedicated Standby Equipment is reserved specifically for individual clients and is always available for those clients to utilise when required. This gives clients with specific hardware requirements, or no appetite for risk, the ability to ensure availability of standby equipment that meets their exact needs.

This service includes:

  • Equipment that is dormant until the dedicated client requires it.
  • Ability to specify equipment to exact requirements.
  • Access to high value equipment with no capital outlay.
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The Standby Equipment service is in a permanent state of readiness, and access to equipment can be activated at any time.

Typical Standby Equipment Benefits

Plan B's Standby Offices & Equipment make it easy for you to:

  • Access emergency office space or ICT equipment at short notice.
  • Not have to worry about setting up a new office or sourcing ICT equipment. Everything you’d expect in an office has already been provided and IT equipment is available for activation.
  • Leverage our expertise to help you get up and running during a business continuity event.
  • Budget a monthly fee rather than investing in your own standby facilities and equipment to get peace-of-mind that you are covered.
  • Select options to connect our office facilities to your data centre or infrastructure housed by Plan B and choose where standby equipment is deployed.

Standby Office & ICT Equipment Highlights

  • Five office locations throughout New Zealand.
  • 400+ workspaces including computers, phones, network, meeting rooms, and kitchen facilities.
  • Connect to external data centres or Plan B server infrastructure.

Ask about our Standby Equipment or Office resources for temporary or emergency utilisation

Call 0800 266 846 to chat to a Plan B Business Continuity specialist, email us here, or request a call back from the right expert within Plan B.


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