Global: Disaster highlights importance of Internet technologies

September 17, 2001

Corporate responses to the terrorist attacks in the US underlined the importance of back-up communications systems and disaster-recovery plans.

As the terrorist attacks on the US unfolded on Tuesday, and in the immediate aftermath, many global companies found themselves scrambling to locate their people and communicate with their far-flung facilities. Based on experiences being reported in the world media, the following are some of the early lessons to be learned from this week’s events:…