In a somewhat ironic scenario, many businesses still have those red metal emergency boxes attached to the walls within their offices. The idea is that in the event of a fire, someone would break the glass and retrieve a fire extinguisher or fire hose in order to put out the blaze and thus save the day.
No location in the world is completely immune from natural disasters. As the remains of Hurricane Harvey continue to batter Texas, you may find yourself wondering what would happen to your company if a disaster disrupted your ability to provide digital services to your customers.
This is a true story. My Uncle ran a successful radiant heating and geothermal construction company for the better part of 35 years. The lifespan of this company spanned several decades, going through periods when nobody relied extensively on computers to an environment where nearly the entire administrative process was performed online.