In California, earthquakes are not ‘seasonal’ disasters. They can strike at any time and with no warning. Experts have predicted there is a 67% chance of an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 or greater striking Los Angeles within the next 30 years. If you conduct business online, that’s reason to worry.
Earthquakes can disable data centers by damaging the building, its equipment, and the connections that sustain it. Your information may not actually be lost, but without access to critical data like customer and financial records, your business will not be able to manage the event successfully.
The good news is that it is possible to stay operational during a natural disaster. To ascertain if your Los Angeles data center is up to the challenge of keeping your information safe and accessible no matter what, read on.