The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season starts Saturday, and scientists are warning that it is likely to be a doozy, with more storms than average and more major hurricanes. Not only are forecasters calling for an unusually active season, they also say that the U.S., which hasn’t had a major hurricane in a record seven years, may be particularly vulnerable this year due to a combination of weather and climate factors.
It’s only July, and the southern and eastern regions of the United States have seen one hurricane and another tropical depression. According to NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center (SPC) the average Atlantic hurricane season experiences 12 named storms, six hurricanes and two major hurricanes, but this year will be worse. Unusual massive storms in US has affected many Americans on last wednesday.
The question arises, if a hurricane, tropical storm, tornado, or earthquake strikes, is your business prepared to carry on operations as usual immediately following the disaster. Sure, we want to protect our homes first and foremost, but what about your business?
Often, the most costly damage to these businesses is related to information technology. Such a disaster may be entirely unwarranted, however, standard power outages and loss of specific personnel due to injury, illness, or death could leave your business stranded without access to critical applications and data. This should include a disaster recovery plan, which can help a business maintain access to their data and ensure it is protected for use.
Each year 70% business don’t continue their business after disaster. With the study from the experience of Sandy striked more than five months ago in U.S., found that 52 percent of small and medium-size businesses in New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut and the surrounding areas has experienced a sales or revenue loss because of the storm.
Now that businesses have learned their lesson from Sandy. This is why it is crucial to be prepared for any disaster by purchasing Disaster Repair Technology and Backup and Restore Technology. Intelligent Disaster Recovery is like insurance for your business. Once you purchase it this technology will perform a complete backup of your system and create bootable disaster recovery media.
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