|Leveraging external resources can help lessen or prevent the
failure of machines, the network, data, software, and staff.
Preventing a specific disaster is easy. Preventing disasters in general is impossible. The best you can hope to do is prevent the most common types of disasters. Even then, a lot of things can commonly go wrong. This means a lot of isolated prevention systems and a general management headache. Why not let the pros handle it?
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