Storm Protection Tips

Before the Storm:

  • Test offsite backups and remote cloud access

  • Verify insurance coverage and contact information with your provider

  • Confirm technical support for end-users who need to be operational during the storm

  • Run internal tests of UPSs/generators and shut down non-mission-critical servers and equipment

  • Test secondary communication channels such as chat or SMS

  • Test all backups, including cloud backups, to ensure your solution is working, and your data is recoverable

  • Review your BC/DR plan with your IT provider

During the Storm:

  • Periodically test remote connectivity and access to company network

  • Immediately contact your IT provider in the event of an unexpected outage

  • Check-in with employees and clients to ensure everything is running smoothly

  • Check your local weather channel or website for storm updates

  • If you need immediate assistance, please call (888) 642-6484 or visit

After the Storm:

  • Do not turn on computer equipment if there are any indications of storm-related damage

  • This includes low power fluctuations, low air conditioning output, water on or under raised floors, broken windows or damaged equipment

  • Make sure all clients and employees are safe after the storm has passed

  • Contact your IT services provider if needed

Download PDF - iCorps' Storm Protection Tips