When it comes to natural disasters, it has been quite a year, hasn’t it? In the first 10 months of 2011, President Obama declared 89 major disasters. People and businesses everywhere have struggled to rebound from many of these catastrophes, leaving those of us who weren’t personally impacted by these events wondering if we’d be able to make it through the worst ourselves.
Unfortunately, we’re all at risk of facing disaster, whether natural or even virtual, given that technology now plays such a dominant role in our lives. Cybercrime and other technical failures can cause great harm, and recovering from instances of virtual disaster often requires significant amounts of time and money.
The good news is that taking steps to prepare your household and/or business for disaster can help you withstand catastrophes. Here are some pointers related to your technology assets that will come in handy as you plan for the unexpected:
For additional advice on preparing for disaster, head over to www.microsoftbusinesshub.com. From there you can download a free e-guide and quiz from Microsoft on the essentials of disaster preparedness.
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CloudBerry Lab team