[The Pulse] CU*BASE HA and It’s Me 247 Rollover Results Now Available

CU*BASE HA and “It’s Me 247” Rollover Results Now Available

HA Rollover: September 13-20

It’s Me 247 Rollover: September 9 & 15

Now available for your review are summaries of the recent HA (high-availability) rollover events performed in September for both CU*BASE core processing and online banking environments. In these reports, you will find details about the exercises, including challenges observed, lessons learned, and recommendations for improving the rollover process.

For the first time, these two events were conducted simultaneously, representing a unique scenario and opportunity for recovery teams to test not only the application and technology layers, but also redundancy in daily operations. Be sure to share these reports with your board of directors and IT committees, as well as auditors and examiners to demonstrate the continued investment and progress while we strengthen our resilience as a network.

As always, feel free to reach out to a member of the CU*Answers Business Continuity Team with any questions you may have.

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It’s Me 247 Rollover Results

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Being prepared for the next business disruption requires having a well-thought out recovery plan that is regularly maintained, test-validated, and understood by your trained and knowledgeable staff.  This can be difficult to accomplish with limited resources and busy schedules.

The same experienced team who oversees the Business Continuity program for CU*Answers is also available to assist your credit union in developing and testing your recovery plan.  For questions about services available, visit our website, or contact a member of the CU*Answers Business Continuity Team today.

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The Next HA Rollover is Coming February 6th – We Need You to Perform a Connectivity Test!

The Next HA Rollover is Coming February 6th – We Need You to Perform a Connectivity Test!

Twice each year, CU*Answers tests our ability to redirect CU*BASE core-processing from our production data center to our high-availability (HA) data center.  The next HA rollover is scheduled for Sunday, February 6th. This rollover will enable support teams to perform planned network maintenance at the primary production data center without disrupting core processing.  The rollover… Read more »

Jan 14, 2022

Now Available for Review: 2021 FedLine Solutions Assessment Attestation Letter

Now Available for Review: 2021 FedLine Solutions Assessment Attestation Letter

Now available for review is a signed letter of attestation that CU*Answers has completed the annual assessment of the FedLine Solutions Security and Resiliency Assurance Program. The Federal Reserve Bank implemented the Security and Resiliency Assurance Program in 2021 as a response to the evolving security threat landscape.  The FRB requires that financial institutions and… Read more »

Nov 19, 2021

[The Pulse] HA Rollover Results Now Available

[The Pulse] HA Rollover Results Now Available

HA Rollover Results Now Available HA Rollover: September 12 – 26 Now available for your review is a summary of the recent CU*Answers HA (high availability) rollover event performed September 12th to 26th for the CU*BASE core processing environment.  In this report, you will find details about the exercise, including challenges observed, lessons learned, and… Read more »

Oct 15, 2021

Reminder: HA Rollback This Weekend

Reminder: HA Rollback This Weekend

This is a reminder of the high-availability rollback event that will be occurring this weekend.  The rollback process will begin Sunday, September 26th at 3:00 AM ET. During this time, there will be a period of approximately 60 to 90 minutes that will include an interruption to the following services: CU*BASE/GOLD, CU*Talk audio response and… Read more »

Sep 24, 2021

Reminder: Network Maintenance Scheduled for this Weekend, September 18 & 19

Reminder: Network Maintenance Scheduled for this Weekend, September 18 & 19

As previously announced, CU*Answers will be performing planned Network Maintenance from 11:00 PM ET on Saturday, September 18th until 6:00 AM ET on Sunday, September 19th.  During that time, teams will be taking steps to upgrade the firmware on all core network switch appliances that connect systems at the primary production center in Kentwood, MI…. Read more »

Sep 14, 2021

Rollover Event This Weekend – Updates to be Posted on CU*BASE Alerts Page

Rollover Event This Weekend – Updates to be Posted on CU*BASE Alerts Page

Don’t forget: this weekend, we will be testing our ability to redirect CU*BASE core-processing from our production data center to our high-availability (HA) data center.  The rollover will begin at 3:00 AM ET on Sunday, September 12th with the rollback scheduled for 3:00 AM ET on Sunday, September 26th. During the rollover process, there will… Read more »

Sep 10, 2021

Maintenance Period Scheduled for September 18 & 19, During Upcoming HA Rollover

Maintenance Period Scheduled for September 18 & 19, During Upcoming HA Rollover

As previously announced, CU*Answers will be performing our next high-availability (HA) rollover from Sunday, September 12th to Sunday, September 26th.  A two-week HA rollover has been scheduled so that network maintenance can be performed at the primary data center without impacting CU*BASE. *Please note that Custom Training Edition (CTE) services will not be available during… Read more »

Sep 9, 2021

Reminder: The Next HA Rollover is Coming September 12th – We Need You to Perform a Connectivity Test!

Reminder: The Next HA Rollover is Coming September 12th – We Need You to Perform a Connectivity Test!

Twice each year, CU*Answers tests our ability to redirect CU*BASE core-processing from our production data center to our high-availability (HA) data center.  The next HA rollover is scheduled for Sunday, September 12th. This rollover will occur over a two-week period, enabling support teams to perform planned network maintenance at the primary production data center without… Read more »

Sep 2, 2021

Reminder: The Next HA Rollover is Coming September 12th – We Need You to Perform a Connectivity Test!

Reminder: The Next HA Rollover is Coming September 12th – We Need You to Perform a Connectivity Test!

Twice each year, CU*Answers tests our ability to redirect CU*BASE core-processing from our production data center to our high-availability (HA) data center.  The next HA rollover is scheduled for Sunday, September 12th. This rollover will occur over a two-week period, enabling support teams to perform planned network maintenance at the primary production data center without… Read more »

Aug 24, 2021

The Next HA Rollover is Coming September 12th – We Need You to Perform a Connectivity Test!

The Next HA Rollover is Coming September 12th – We Need You to Perform a Connectivity Test!

Twice each year, CU*Answers tests our ability to redirect CU*BASE core-processing from our production data center to our high-availability (HA) data center.  The next HA rollover is scheduled for Sunday, September 12th. This rollover will occur over a two-week period, enabling support teams to perform planned network maintenance at the primary production data center without… Read more »

Aug 13, 2021