During last week’s torrential rains in Houston and recognizing tornado season is not far behind (DFW is the largest metropolitan area in Tornado Alley ), storm protection is a real issue for Texas businesses. Business continuity should be a primary goal during operations every day, but especially in the event of a natural disaster. Dealing with the aftermath of critical data loss can be far more expensive than implementing a data protection solution from the start, and in a worst-case scenario, it can potentially spell the end of a small to medium sized business.
Here are six ways to ensure data stays safe during bad weather.
Many businesses should prepare themselves for a natural disaster even when there are no imminent threats. Keeping a business secure and protected against any threat, big or small, natural or otherwise, has unlimited benefits including peace of mind.
Bryan Gregory is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Aldridge, a Dallas-based IT outsourcing company.