Customer service during a disaster may be important, but insurers and agencies need to protect and help their own businesses in these times too. The Florida Chamber of Commerce, Tallahassee, Fla., provides free emergency e-mail protection service available to all Florida businesses during the 2006 hurricane season. The "Digital Disaster Preparedness" service is available to companies that have an Internet domain name and request the service online-a process that is designed to take less than 10 minutes.Developed in cooperation with AppRiver LLC, a Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based business e-mail security services provider, the "Digital Disaster Preparedness" service will protect and preserve e-mail traffic if businesses' IT infrastructures are vulnerable to hurricane-related damage.

"Businesses can avoid disruption to their e-mail traffic for the duration of any outages at no cost by taking advantage of this service," says Blake Gehres, chief technology officer, Florida Chamber of Commerce.

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