The following entrants are listed in date order, starting with the first to be entered in the Hall of Fame.
The provider of training for so many business continuity professionals, and an organization judged to be Business Continuity Provider of the Year (Service) on several occasions at regional and global awards. Continuity Shop were inducted in January 2015 and were delighted to accept the accolade, ‘Being entered in to the BCI Hall of Fame came as a total, but humbling and wonderful, shock’ Sam Howard, CEO at Continuity Shop.
Linus provides Business Continuity and Information Security software and consulting services. Linus Revive BC software has won the Continuity and Resilience Provider (Product/Service) Award in Australasia for the past three years, in addition to winning the BCI Asia Award in 2011 and 2012.
Saul Midler, CEO of Linus, said "All of us at Linus are so very proud of our achievement, which would not have been possible without the extraordinary hard work and dedication of our team, and the support and drive from our customer community. We will continue to take our customers' ideas and deliver what they want - a simple and clearly effective strategy."
Jean-François Plante, Cobalt founder and CEO said: “To achieve entry into the BCI Hall of Fame is a realisation of our determination to develop world-class solutions and be a global leader in our industry.
From day one, the Cobalt team has worked with a clear focus on innovation and quality, with the BCI and its members’ principal in our endeavours.
"There is a lot of marketing strategy in our industry but for Cobalt, it starts and ends with talking to people. People, with their unique experiences, shared concerns and organisational needs, give us our market vision and enable us to listen and provide answers with our technology, this validation is testament to our vision and we are incredibly proud.
"We have travelled far to earn this accolade, exploring emerging markets and validating products in places such as the Middle east, where demand for technology and innovation is high.
"We are always looking ahead, and have created a social platform that will empower people to manage all kind of situations; a solution that will become crucial to better protect our people and our organisations.
"After all this work and focusing on our vision it’s a dream come true for our work to be recognised in the BCI Hall of Fame. We see Cobalt in every hand in order to develop a more resilient world.”
Mobily (Etihad Etisalat), started as the second mobile network operator in Saudi Arabia on May 25, 2005. Within a year of launch of services, Mobily was recognized by GSM World Association as the fastest growing operator in all of the Middle East and North Africa region. Mobily is the first operator in MENA to commercially launch the 4G (TD-LTE) services. Moreover, Mobily was one of the first few companies in the world to offer an unlimited data communication package, based on high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) technology. Mobily is well known within the community for its innovative social responsibility projects and contribution towards socio-economic development of the Kingdom.
"We were all very excited to hear that we’d made it into the Hall of Fame. The support and involvement of the executive and strategic partners has greatly contributed to our team’s ongoing success. Our achievements have been possible thanks to a team of committed and hardworking individuals. As a team, we continually strive to excel in all that we do and seek opportunities to support others in the business continuity industry along the way. We have enjoyed sharing our methodologies and learning with other organisations and thank the BCI for the networking opportunities our membership provides."
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is the principle revenue collection agency of the Australian government. Our role is to effectively manage and shape the tax and superannuation systems that support and fund services for Australians.
ContinuitySA, Africa’s leading provider of business resilience services, has been honoured with induction into the Business Continuity Institute’s Hall of Fame in the category of Business Continuity Provider (Service) of the Year.
“Winning the Business Continuity Provider of the Year Award for three consecutive years in 2014,2015 and 2016 was a huge honour for ContinuitySA because it represents affirmation not only from our peers but also our clients. Becoming members of the Business Continuity Institute’s Hall of Fame provides a welcome, permanent record of that achievement, and we are most grateful to the Institute for this accolade,” says Michael Davies, CEO of ContinuitySA. “I wish to recognise the fact that our place in the Hall of Fame is testimony to the fantastic people of ContinuitySA past and present—this is recognition of the massive contribution they have made to our success.”