Study of In-Data Centre Backup Offices for Banks

  • Yasutake Sayanagi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8328)


Although there were no significant physical damages in Tokyo, as a result of the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake (known as the Great East Japan Earthquake in Japan) on 11th March 2011, a couple of thousand Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) were out of service for more than a week. Most banks’ critical operations were impacted due to the shortage of electrical power supply. The purpose of this study is to review those incidents from a banking operational point of view. The business continuity challenges have been analyzed and the resulting set of recommendations are discussed in this paper.


Finance BCM Bank backup office DC 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasutake Sayanagi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Nagoya Institute of TechnologyNagoyaJapan
  2. 2.Barclays Securities Japan LimitedMinato-KuJapan

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