Whether it be an earthquake, tornado, cyberattack, or a black out, natural and man-made disasters can have a catastrophic impact on businesses, especially data centers where 100% uptime is expected. A new white paper from Stream Data Centers outlines best practices for disaster planning in mission-critical environments like data centers.
Local stakeholders and community members can sometimes be overlooked in data center site selection, but they can be the data center operator’s most important ally. Stack Infrastructure and Data Center Frontier finish up a new special report series.
The most current disaster on the public’s mind, of course, is COVID-19, the global pandemic, of which we are still in its throes. That said, the rate of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, floods or wildfires has increased in recent years, as well. A new report from Databank highlights the importance of disaster recovery capabilities in such an environment.
The list of possible disasters seems endless: flood, fire, cyberattack, hurricane, terrorism, blackout and more. Critical engineering expert Kevin Rosen of Stream Data Centers discusses the importance of disaster planning in maintaining uptime and continuing mission-critical operations during and after a crisis.
Are you prepared? A new report from Stream Data Centers asks this very question in regards to why managers of critical environments need a solid strategy for disaster planning.