The Best of 2011. Disaster Recovery Tip #52

Join us this week as we revisit our top 10 disaster recovery tips from 2011. We hope you enjoy taking a look back, and picking up a tip or two that you missed the first time around.

10.) Hurricane Season – Hurricane Irene was undoubtedly the most notable storm this season affecting nearly every state on the eastern seaboard.
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2011: Year in Review. Disaster Recovery Tip #51

It's hard to believe 2011 is coming to an end. On the disaster recovery front, it has been a historic and wild year.

As of today, there have been 98 presidentially declared disasters affecting 45 states and territories. With an onslaught of twisters, floods, snow, drought, heat, wildfires, and even earthquakes on the east coast, the US eclipsed the record for billion-dollar weather related disasters.
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Power Up. Disaster Recovery Tip #50

As we look back at the various business interruptions our members faced this year, there is an obvious common thread between them all. From hurricanes to tornadoes, floods to blizzards, the main culprit of business downtime remains the loss of power.

This year alone, Agility responded to over 2,500 member alerts and declarations of which, more than 70% involved a power-related issue.

Powering your office requires more than just plugging in a generator. The wrong cooling equipment, cabling, amps and/or volts can leave you with a real problem.
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What a Year! Disaster Recovery Tip #49

This year alone, Americans have witnessed deadly tornadoes, record-shattering temperatures, unexpected earthquakes, severe droughts, dangerous wildfires, extreme flooding and rare October snowstorms.

As the year comes to a close, we invite you to join us tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. (EST) as we reflect on the dramatic events and disasters of 2011. Register here for our free webinar, "Disaster Recovery Stories – A Summary of Events from 2011".
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The Wrap Up. Disaster Recovery Tip #48

Today officially marks the end of hurricane season. The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season produced a total of 19 tropical storms of which seven became hurricanes, including one that made landfall.

Take a glance at the 2011 storm-track map. Click here to enlarge map and view details.
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