It’s the stuff nightmares are made of. Your server is up in flames and all your data going up in smoke. Hopefully you’ve got a really great backup system in place. Then again, if you had a great system in place for your technology, your server probably wouldn’t be on fire right now. What are we talking about? Fire hazards in your server room. We walk into far too many offices and see cabling that’s a complete mess, safety violations and other fire hazards inside server rooms. In order to pass fire inspections and ensure that you’re doing your diligence to protect your server and data – here are a few signs that your server room is a fire hazard, and what you can do about it:
Your server room houses the heart of your business. It’s often hosting your e-mail, data and line of business application. Be sure that you use these tips for keeping your server room free of fire hazards and protecting your data. If you have concerns about the age of your equipment or state of your server room, you can always call an IT professional to help you better organize everything and eliminate any hazards. Another option is to consider the cloud to avoid the maintenance required with server equipment. An IT partner can go over your options with you and help determine the best course of action.
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