3rd February 2014
The recent torrential rain has caused major problems for households but even more so for businesses. Rivers have burst their banks and sea defences have been breached. Businesses that have computer systems damaged by flood water may have additional problems for data recovery, particularly when battery back-up systems and data media have been put out of action by water.
Most businesses will have some form of business continuity plan in place and the conditions will have tested these extensively. Disaster recovery plans for IT will also have been put into action.
Some of the precautions I would have expected to be used were not always present:
It is always easy to be wise after the event, but it pays to be proactive; even if this is for next time.
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