As the Southeast prepares for Hurricane Irma, St. Petersburg,Fla.-based PSCU relayed its disaster preparedness and what the CUSOis doing to support its Member-Owners in light of the impendingstorm.

  • PSCU has proactively reached out to all its member-owners inthe path of the storm to offer assistance. It continues to provideongoing updates to inform owners of the organizations' preparationsand business continuity operations.
  • PSCU operates dual, active and redundant data centers in bothSt. Petersburg, Fla., and Phoenix. It conducts routine testsconducted during which time it puts full transaction load on asingle data center, with the most recent test successfullycompleted last month.
  • Given the potential impact of Hurricane Irma to Florida, themajority of activity is now being managed from Phoenix.
  • Essential operational and technical staff members arepositioned in Phoenix managing operations and support, and callcenter representatives in both Arizona and Michigan.

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Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).