Developing a good disaster recovery strategy is essential for both enterprises and the data centers which serve them. A widely acknowledged benefit of using third-party data centers is their investment in backup UPS power systems and generators. However, with the ultimate goal of helping customers avoid downtime, data center operators have also developed robust operational playbooks for handling natural disasters. A closer examination of those strategies can provide useful lessons for enterprises as well. It’s important to note the many different kinds of natural disasters to which data centers can be and have been exposed. These can range from earthquakes…
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