What happened to Texas’ power grid during Winter Storm Uri last week serves as a stark reminder that we must always be prepared for the unexpected.

While the vast majority of us in the technology world will never experience an infrastructure failure the size of Texas, even the largest companies and organizations can underestimate the stability and capabilities of their systems.

A lot of factors contributed to Texas’ devastating power grid failure, but there’s one major takeaway for all IT leaders: That “never-ever-ever-not-going-to-happen-in-a-million-years” catastrophic event could rear its ugly head under your watch.

What then?

Will you be ready? How will you respond?

Here are a few things to note as you prepare for that *next* disaster:

Disaster Recovery Plan

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Steve Donaldson
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