Tag: Natural Disaster

10
Dec

The Time Is Now To Take Business Continuity Seriously

Every week there are more stories of natural disasters creating havoc around the world. From hurricanes hitting one of the biggest cities in the world and tornadoes wiping out entire towns in the Midwest to countless smaller but equally traumatic …

6
Dec

Business Continuity Takes A New Spin

When we think about business continuity or disaster recovery we often have visions of what occurred in New Orleans with Hurricane Katrina or more recently Super Storm Sandy in New York City. For some, it is the deadly tornado that …

29
Oct

Ontario braces for Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy to Hit Ontario? According to the Canadian Weather Center, the massive storm known as Hurricane Sandy that’s approaching the East Coast of the United States could hit Canada, too. Ontario is the proposed target of the category 1 hurricane which should be a tropical storm as it comes in Ontario on Monday night/Tuesday…

28
Aug

San Diego Earthquakes Shake Southern California This Past Weekend

Although they were relatively minor, the swarm of earthquakes that hit San Diego and the surrounding area on August 26, 2012 served as a not so gentle reminder that natural disasters are unpredictable. Business leaders with offices in Southern California and other areas that regularly fall victim to natural disasters need disaster recovery plans that…

2
Jul

Storm Clouds Down Amazon Cloud

Although the cloud is a safe, secure place to do business, it isn’t invincible as residents of the East Coast of the U.S. discovered the hard way.  Severe thunder storms that struck the eastern United States on Jun. 29, 2012, caused numerous power outages, one of which downed Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud data center, located…

26
Jun

Dynamix Partners with Cyber Power Systems

With so many natural disasters striking on Jun. 23, 2012, business continuity is at the forefront of the minds of many business owners not only in Canada but also the United States and Australia. Fire and floods damaged many homes and roads in Labrador and British Columbia, respectively. Business owners can count themselves lucky if they and their businesses remain

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26
Jun

Could Your Canadian Business Stay Afloat During a Flood?

Flood waters in Sicamous, British Columbia have washed out Highway 97A, damaged vehicles, cut off road access and drinking water supplies. In Swansea Point and 2 Mile approximately 350 have been forced to evacuate. Stories like this make me wonder how many Canadian businesses are prepared for this kind of disaster. How quickly could they…

25
Jun

Is Your Canadian Business Prepared for the Worst?

Although the wildfire mainly threatened residences, it could just as easily have spread to the business district. In fact, according to NTV, the fire is only about 30 kilometers away from the towns where many businesses are located. What solutions do you already have in place to ensure that your employees will be able to…

18
Jan

How to Quickly Recover From Disaster

Disaster is unavoidable. Weather is unpredictable, accidents happen and people make mistakes, sometimes costly ones. If you’re prepared with a disaster recovery plan, you can save yourself valuable time and money and get back to business with a minimum of fuss. The first step in creating a disaster recovery plan is to prioritize your data….

4
May

Japan IT market Reported To Be On A Course Towards a Double Dip in 2011

Should your Toronto business be concerned about the earthquake in Japan and the impact on technology?  Some experts are concerned that business may not be able to get the parts and equipment needed to maintain and replace technology?  Your Toronto IT support team at Dynamix is keeping a close eye on what is happening in Japan. The IT market in

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