Off Site Data Redundancy
Worried about disaster recovery? Offsite Data Redundancy is the solution.  We simply setup a nightly backup (or every 20 minutes if you want) so that all of your data is replicated remotely to our secure hosting facility.  You receive daily confirmation that your backup to the remote facility was successfully completed. Sharetec's Disaster Recovery Plan also includes periodic testing of your remote backup data.

IT disaster recovery control measures can be classified into the following three types:

  • Preventive measures
  • Detective measures
  • Corrective measures
  • Backups made to tape and sent off-site at regular intervals
  • Backups made to disk on-site and automatically copied to off-site disk, or made directly to off-site disk
  • Replication of data to an off-site location, which overcomes the need to restore the data (only the systems then need to be restored or synchronized), often making use of storage area network (SAN) technology.

Good disaster recovery plan measures dictate that these three types of controls be documented and exercised regularly.

Some of the most common strategies for data protection include:

When it comes to disaster recovery, eighty percent of organizations responding to a Ponemon Institute study, disclosed they had lost data at some point in the previous 12 months.

When calculating lost revenue and productivity per hour, businesses have been known to save as much as 44 percent in IT cost by reducing down time through disaster recovery.  Disaster Recovery is an integral piece to any company's IT strategy.  It keeps a business viable and minimizes the impact of data losses.  When polled, companies identify data backup and disaster recovery  as one of their greatest needs.

Data losses are disruptive, even devastating!  YOU can prevent it from being fatal with Sharetec’s Disaster Recovery Program.


With Sharetec’s eNotices module, members receive their information faster than they would through traditional mail, providing them easy access to notices, letters and other correspondence related to their account. Credit union's will save big money on postage expenses, as well as additional savings from envelopes, paper, ink, folding, and staff time.

Members “First” Community Credit Union implemented Sharetec eNotices, reducing thier monthly expenses and providing quicker notifications to their members. Since they started using Sharetec's eNotices module, they have reduced their monthly expenses $975.00, saving them $11,000.00 annually. Teri McEwen, CEO of Members “First” Community Credit Union, remarked, “We appreciate the fact that Bradford-Scott continually adds new products like eNotices. One of our goals is to keep up with the larger financial players in our market, and the eNotices module gives us that opportunity, which has proven to be a great success for our credit union.”

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Deposit Check ImageNiagara Regional Federal Credit Union (FCU), a progressive Credit Union located in the Niagara Falls area of New York, has implemented the Sharetec Remote Deposit Capture (RDC) mobile application. The application is fully integrated with the Sharetec mobile banking application as well as the Sharetec Core Processing system.

With the Sharetec RDC application, Credit Unions can give customers and business clients the freedom to deposit checks on their own schedules, anywhere, anytime, with only a Smartphone or tablet. Through this mobile banking application, users simply snap pictures of their endorsed checks and submit them for processing.

RDC, once a niche service offered selectively to business customers, has transformed into a mass-market service with integral capability in mobile banking solutions. Across the financial services industry, Mobile RDC projects are underway in Credit Unions of all sizes to meet the market demand from retail and small business customers.

Furthering that momentum, deposit growth continues to be a strategic cornerstone of retail banking, and Mobile RDC has been a proven catalyst for generating new revenue sources, new customers, and deposit growth. As financial institutions refine their mobile banking strategies, Mobile RDC has been elevated to be a priority initiative.



Sharetec Data Processing System – Technology Of Simplicity

Today’s credit union leaders have much to consider when researching a core processor provider such as its ability to keep pace with evolving technology, adapting to changing regulations, while providing superior member service.

Sharetec Core is scalable to meet the needs of credit unions of every size – all while providing a user interface that greatly reduces training time and the need for day-to-day support.

Credit Unions are in an increasingly competitive market.  For them, the benefit of an IT structure is its ability to harness available resources to meet market demands and achieve business objectives.  Sharetec provides an IT structure that is based on open systems and can assist  credit unions to increase revenue by providing faster time to market of new or enhanced delivery channels, consumer products and tools, and analytics  designed to more efficiently achieve their marketing objectives.  Collectively, the design, features, functionality and strategic partnerships provided in the Sharetec system protects technology investments by bringing down total operations, development and maintenance expenses while creating or enhancing existing revenue streams.

Sharetec has a robust, far-reaching core data processing solution with integrated functionality that other systems attempt to accomplish through static interfaces to third party products.  Sharetec’s approach has been to deliver advanced, simple-to-use products that flow seamlessly for the user, eliminating the frustration produced by less cohesive systems.

By choosing Sharetec as its technology solutions partner, your credit union can eliminate barriers to growth, improve operating efficiencies, ensure ongoing compliance and provide superior products and services that will drive member growth and generate additional revenue stream.


Sharetec System announces Harvester Financial Credit Union in Indianapolis, IN, has successfully converted to the Sharetec Core System.

“Core conversions can be a challenge, but everyone involved handled it with superior professionalism. The Sharetec team was instrumental for making our conversion such a success. We couldn’t have been better prepared than we were,” comments John Bergeson, President of Harvester Financial CU.

Audra Schoenauer, Sharetec’s lead project manager for the Harvester Financial CU conversion, comments, “Harvester’s dedication and commitment to this conversion was a huge part in making it a great success.“