Is Your Business Prepared for Tropical Storm Cindy?

Is Your Business Prepared for Tropical Storm Cindy?

By Chris Brunau

We’re about a month into the 2017 hurricane season, and Tropical Storm Cindy is the first storm to make a real threat to the United States.

Cindy has already brought a tornado to Alabama and is expected to bring heavy rains and flash flooding to several southern states over the weekend. With the harsh weather, Cindy is likely to cause power outages and damage to infrastructure.

Throughout this weekend’s storm and the 2017 hurricane season, the top priority should be to remain safe and cautious throughout these detrimental conditions. However, it's also important to take the proper precautions to ensure your business can continue operations. Here are a few business continuity tips to keep in mind as a storm approaches your area: 

  • Ensure your property is protected and safe from high winds and rain

  • Protect documents and information

  • Make sure your local and offsite backups are up-to-date

  • Test backups of crucial servers before the storm hits as an added safety measure

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