Celebrating 10 Years of Business Continuity Service

Thank you to all of our wonderful clients, partners, and colleagues for 10 great years!

Check out the timeline below for a brief look back at where it all started and how Avalution came to be.

August 2005

Avalution was formed by Brian Zawada and Robert Giffin while sitting in Starbucks.

March 2006

Began delivering work internationally.

October 2006

Launched The Planning Portal business continuity software.

April 2007

Moved to downtown Cleveland, OH.
Go Cavs, Browns, and Indians!


Supported our clients' response to the San Diego Wildfires.

January 2008

Achieved BSI Americas Associate Consulting Partner status.


Began delivering outsourced business continuity program services.

September 2009

Supported our clients' response to H1N1.


Began serving our first Fortune 20 client.

September 2010

Announced partnership with RecoveryPoint.


Began participating in ISO TC 223 to assist in the development of ISO 22301 and other Societal Security-related standards.

May 2011

Achieved BS 25999 certification.


Began serving our first Fortune 10 client.

March 2012

Avalution named BC/DR Company of the Year at the first annual BCI North America Awards.

May 2012

Launched Catalyst business continuity software.

October 2012

Supported our clients' response to Superstorm Sandy.

October 2012

Catalyst named Business Continuity Innovation of the Year at the BCI Middle East Awards.


Launched partnership with Agility Recovery.

May 2013

Achieved ISO 22301 organizational certification. We're proud to be the first organization in the North America to receive this certification.


Avalution personnel began leading the development of ISO 22317, the first international BIA standard.

March 2014

Avalution named Business Continuity Provider of the Year (BCM Service) at the BCI North America Awards.

August 2014

Catalyst named a Challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Planning Software.


Actively serve the largest organizations spanning seven industries and 10% of the Fortune 100.

Did You Know?

Avalution’s name evolved from combining the words Availability and Solutions. Pretty cool, right?

August 2015

We celebrate 10 awesome years of delivering business continuity services worldwide! Happy birthday, Avalution!

We design business continuity and IT disaster recovery solutions that are tightly aligned to the strategic priorities of the organization.
If you’re looking for assistance with building or improving your program, contact us today!


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