HOW PROTECTED IS YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE FROM A BLACK SWAN EVENT?

Wells Fargo, fell victim of a black swan event on the 7th February, which left thousands of their customers with no access to online banking or their mobile apps. The outage was the result of a fire at one of their data centres in Minnesota.

The fire meant that the servers at this location were shut down.

BLACK SWAN EVENTS COULD HAPPEN TO US ALL

There’s no doubt, considering the critical nature of Wells Fargo infrastructure, that they have all of the best-practice provisions in place – with multiple layers of resiliency.

For all of us, these unexpected and potentially catastrophic black swan events could occur at any time. In fact, statistically they always come. The question is, how protected are you when they do?

AMITO ARE READY TO PROTECT YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE

We know how vital your infrastructure is to your business. As such, we work hard to provide maximum resilience against failure. Here is a summary of the provisions we have in place:

– Amito Hybrid cloud solution
When there’s failure with your colocation solution, use our trusted infrastructure backup in the cloud.

– Multiple worldwide cloud locations
Don’t rely on one location to store your precious infrastructure. Take advantage of the various Amito cloud locations – all over the world.

– Multiple colocation sites
There’s peace of mind in making good use of our various UK-based colocation sites.

– Resilience features at our Tier 3+ lead data centre in Reading, Berkshire:
A+B Power feeds
A+B Connectivity feeds
Back-up generators and battery power
Modernised and efficient fire protection

How much have you thought about the resilience of your organisation’s infrastructure? If you’re unsure about how protected you are, have a free chat with one of our specialists today!

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