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Airline Outages are Reminders of the Importance of Redundancy & Business Continuity Planning

  • 8/16/2016
  • Kevin DiLallo & Joe Schmidt

The news about Delta Airlines’ recent catastrophic system-wide failure, on the heels of a similarly devastating failure of Southwest Airlines’ computing systems, provides a stark reminder of the importance of investing in redundancy and meaningful Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity (“DR/BC”) plans.  

In other words, there’s no time like the present to determine whether your critical infrastructure is vulnerable to a single point of failure and, if it is, to dispassionately examine whether your failover plan will actually deliver business continuity. 

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