VMWare Disaster Recovery for Natural Disasters
No business is immune to the disruption that natural disasters can cause. Take one recent case: Hurricane Sandy. The insured losses on businesses are estimated at more than $20 billion, and the total economic damage at more than $50 billion.
1 The deadly 2011 Tsunami in Japan was even more devastating, impacting 312,000 employees in 715 industries.
2 Similarly, after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, only 35 percent of businesses remained open. Five years later, 71 percent of businesses said sales had yet to reach pre-Katrina levels.
3 In Europe, the Mideast, and Africa, one in four organizations experienced a significant data loss in 2011, with three quarters of them admitting they were not confident that they could fully recover their systems/data