On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Tornadoes struck Wisconsin and Oklahoma, damaging numerous homes and structures. Natural disasters like this cause destruction and power outages, leaving many unsuspecting homes and businesses to salvage what has been destroyed.
Whether or not your business was affected by these recent tornadoes, it should give you reason to make sure you have a disaster recovery plan internally and with all of your vendors. Be it hurricane, tornado, flood, blizzard, or any other unforeseen disaster, it is critical for businesses to take the necessary steps to minimize any disruption in customer communications.
The Disaster Recovery Journal estimates that as many as 80% of all U.S. companies do not have an effective DR plan, which means any of those businesses could fail in a matter of minutes if disaster strikes.
Here are three disaster recovery essentials to keep you in business by safeguarding your customer data and communications during future emergencies:continue reading »