Protecting against a variety of disasters with cloud storage

By Sonian
In Channel
September 25, 2013

Sonian Marketing / Sonian

There are an increasing number of threats that could negatively impact corporate systems, many of which exist online. Due to the digital focus of many organizations, they may miss traditional dangers that plague businesses around the world. Without the right cloud storage resources, natural disasters can wreak havoc on corporate continuity. If firms aren’t prepared to respond to the significant issues such events can create, they may find themselves rendered inoperable.

As Government Security Network wrote, the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium recently paired up with a variety of businesses for an earthquake simulation. These entities helped show how readily they were able to interact with their cloud storage and application resources, creating improved continuity thanks to rapid deployment of disaster responses. Custom deployments and government computing options helped companies like Boeing and the Raytheon Company increase their turnaround times, even in simulated crisis environments.

The source also pointed out that such flexibility and an increased range of capabilities in cloud infrastructure helps entities save time and money during these critical times. Such options allow firms to easily see the value in implementing cloud resources, as these kinds of infrastructure make it easy to maintain continuous operations, even during significant disasters.

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