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    Preparing Your Business For a Hurricane

    February 25, 2021 | 12 minutes

    Hurricane season is still months away, but there’s no time to wait. If you reside in a hurricane-prone area, you must start preparing now.


    In this episode of IT Availability Now, Girish Dadge, Director of Product Management at Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) walks us through precautions organizations should take to make sure they’re ready to respond before, during and after a hurricane. Listen to the full episode to learn:

    • What to include in your disaster recovery (DR) plans, how to test them and how to keep them up to date
    • Steps to secure to your most critical data
    • How to prepare your employees so they’re aware of their roles and ready to respond immediately
    • Actions to take once the hurricane hits, and what you need to do to get back to work after the storm passes

    Brian Fawcett is a Senior Manager of Global Sales Engagement at Sungard AS. With over 15 years of experience in a range of industries, he specializes in forming enterprise-wide global talent and learning development programs. Brian has enriched corporate learning culture by matching organizational vision and core values to curricula, leading to application and impact.

    Girish Dadge has over 15 years of experience unravelling data backup, restore, and recovery challenges, as well as architecting and implementing IT infrastructure and advanced recovery solutions across several industries. He currently serves as director of product management at Sungard AS.

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