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2017 billion dollar disaster map

 

A recent story by Jeremy Berke over at www.businessinsider.com goes over the nearly $306 billion dollars of disaster aid and property damage spent in the U.S. for severe weather-related events in 2017. Last year’s events were the costliest year on record for natural disasters in US history and shattered the previous record set in 2005 during the infamous hurricane season of Katrina, Rita, Dennis and Wilma with an inflation adjusted total of $214 billion in damages. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there were 16 weather related incidents in 2017 alone that each accounted for over $1 billion in damages.

Will 2018 be another record year for losses to property and business in the US? Will your business and staff be interrupted by damaged facilities and loss to valuable IT infrastructure? We pray that this will not be the case for you and your business interests.  We are reminded by the insurance industry, to always hope for the best but plan for the worst. We would encourage your teams to start off your 2018 planning with a new consideration for a colocation solution to protect your valuable IT assets and infrastructure. There is no more cost effective solution to safeguard your data from mother nature than colocating those backup, communication, and networking assets in a facility with built in redundancies for power, security, connectivity and reliable access.

Check out our FREE ebook on the subject,  5 reasons to consider a colocation data center and then drop us a call at (405) 443-3667 or fill out the form below to schedule a tour so we can share with you in person some of the great benefits of utilizing a colocation and business continuity solution for your business in 2018.

 
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