As many of you are returning to business as usual we would strongly recommend a quick but thorough check of your internal IT systems. In particular, we recommend:
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Verifying your backups are working properly by doing an actual restore
Reviewing your server error logs, especially the Windows System log and the hardware manufacturer logs, for any potential hardware problems that may be lurking as a result of inconsistent power or hard server shutdowns
Testing your power strips and UPS units to ensure that they are still able to protect your computer equipment through future power events.