We have been talking about ‘Storms’ in our blogs lately. The reason, well we just came out of mild winter, but the weather specialist is saying we could be in for a windy and stormy Spring, in fact we have already experience downpours, flooding, lightning, power surges and winds moving faster that 50 mph. We have talked about letting your employees work in the safety of their home. Before the storm starts to rage, lets re-evaluate how are you protecting your technology. Now let’s talk about keeping your computer, servers, printers and phones protected.
Lightning is a primary danger to a PC. The power in a bolt of lightning is immense and can instantly destroy electronic equipment. A lightning strike, even miles away, can travel through wiring quickly, and leave computer components rendered useless. The sudden loss of power can cause significant damage to your computers, servers, printers, routers, modems, phones, etc. If you are a residential computer user power outages can affect you also, the loss of your computer can be heartbreaking. The loss of your data: family photos, family videos, music and data.
If you are a business owner the question is how much are data and equipment are we you able to lose, yet still maintain your company.