In 2010, record rainfall caused catastrophic flooding in both downtown Nashville and in surrounding communities, throughout the metro area and beyond. Nashvillians remember the eerie photographs of landmarks like LP Field (now Nissan Stadium), the Schermerhorn, and Opry Mills under water.
The flood took a heavy toll on local businesses. According to the Tennessean, somewhere between 300 and 400 local businesses remained closed after the flood, unable to recover from their losses.
Nashvillians understand, then, that natural disasters can pose a heavy threat to businesses. Unfortunately, however, many business owners don’t think past insurance as a safeguard. To truly be prepared for natural disasters, it’s essential that businesses consider and implement strategies to safeguard the continued functionality and accessibility of their key systems and data.Read More