What's a BDR?
Disasters, outages, failures can come from all manner of sources. Weather, fire, or man-made disasters such as vandalism, theft or just plain human error, you name it.
According to this article from ZDNET.com, a loud noise caused a 10 hour outage for a Romanian bank, and also caused "...serious and irrevocable damage" to some hard drives.
What? A loud noise? Yes, you heard that right...they were doing some testing of a fire suppression system and it caused a very loud noise, which created some serious vibrations that caused the damage.
Read more here: LOUD NOISE BRINGS DOWN DATACENTER
Hard drives are pretty amazing, but they do fail.
Maybe a computer outage like what happened at Delta on Monday CLICK FOR STORY won't have world-wide ramifications, but it could seriously disrupt your business, make your customers irate and cost you in lost sales and goodwill. Luckily, there are ways to protect your business, one of those is with a BDR, or Backup and Disaster Recovery solution.