How a plumbing problem could destroy your business

When you hear the word “disaster,” your mind likely turns to thoughts of tornadoes, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis. And while you would probably never lump overflowing toilet in with that list, your viewpoint might change if that particular plumbing problem created a small flood that shorted out your network server. Sure, it doesn’t sound as catastrophic as a fire or a lightning strike, but from a business perspective, an overflowing toilet has the potential to be just as destructive.

For those organizations that believe the odds of a disaster interrupting their business are slim to none, we think it’s important to recognize that “disasters” come in all shapes and sizes. All it takes is one burst pipe or one computer virus to bring your business to a screeching halt.

At TECA Data Safe, we’ve found that any number of disasters can, and do, interrupt business as usual:

When it’s all said and done, you don’t know when or how disaster may strike, so your best bet for disaster recovery is to be fully prepared.