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From time to time, we receive stark reminders of just how delicate our IT systems really are. Disaster preparation has risen to the top of the to-do list at many companies, thanks to the wrath of Hurricane Sandy several weeks ago. How can we maximize our chances of keeping communications open and data safe? I will present two relatively new ideas you should consider. Whether you are responsible for a business or a family, these approaches are growing in popularity and worth a look.
One important question for Seaboard business: Where is the cloud? Sandy has taught E-Commerce and brick & mortar business to consider outsourcing data and order fulfillment in the face of weather forecasting risks. For example, Karol fulfillment knows that its strategic geographic location – away from the Seaboard and yet in proximity to major Interstates – serves its clients well. Karol Media's fulfillment and warehousing location is in Pennsylvania.