Posted by - August 30, 2018

With hurricane season now in full swing, it’s time to think about precautions to take in the event of a major storm to prevent disastrous loss of data. This recent article provided some strategies to avoid, and some of those highlights include:

  • Make sure to back up everything including power, file, and server backups.
  • When a storm is approaching, turn off your devices beforehand to prevent them from attempting to reboot themselves and cause serious shortages in electricity.
  • Utilize uninterruptable power supplies for your electronic devices which will allow you time to save and close important programs in the event of a power outage.

Keep backups off site to keep your information safe if your main equipment is damaged or destroyed. As always, OptfinITy is here to answer any questions you may have regarding how to best prepare your technology for a hurricane or other disaster. If we can provide any assistance, give us a call at 703-790-0400 or visit us on the web at

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