When Safe Isn’t Secure

When Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast it didn’t spare Cleveland. Click the video below right to see how even the building the County relies on was thought to be in dire straits.  Is your business prepared for the next potential disaster?

 

It’s not the end of the world…  But it could be the end of your business.

The world and the crazy climate events can be a pretty scary place. And for businesses and their IT departments, it is even scarier. While these storms of the century are knocking systems out, the fact is that 90% of all companies that are unable to resume business operations within 5 days of a disaster are out of business within 1 year.

And while no one knows for sure the cause – climate change, global warming… the Mayans’ were right?  There is no denying that there’s a trend where increasingly we are seeing events that require your disaster recovery plan is safe… and sound.

So while you buy generators and wait in gas lines to keep the lights on in your home – what can you do to ensure business continuity?  You probably have a business continuity and disaster recovery plan in place – but what happens when your business contingency runs out of their own contingencies. During the most recent “Frankenstorm” area data centers were unable to stay online due to fuel shortages and sometimes even flooding.

cuomoHow much does your business lose when you are down for an hour, a day, or worse? If you’re like most of your peers – outages themselves can be catastrophic. And some of your peers are taking matters into their own hands and moving to a trusted data center in Canton, Ohio called SecureData 365.

If you would like more information on how SecureData 365 can keep your business going, even in the eye of the storm, contact Michael Campanelli for an assessment on how we can help. You have lots of different kinds of insurance – think of us as business continuity insurance for the next 100 year storm.

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Article by:
Doug Adams


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