Want to know more about video conferencing benefits to businesses? The weather, fire, natural disasters, epidemics... the list of factors that can affect business, which are often totally out of our control, can be scary. The 2010 ash cloud over Europe grounded over 100,000 flights and left over 10 million people stranded. The economic cost of norovirus (NoV)-associated food-borne outbreaks alone is $5.8 billion annually in the United States. It’s said that 80% of businesses affected by a major incident either never re-open or close within 18 months. But it’s not all doom and gloom. Video conferencing can keep you connected, and help ensure your business stays up and running - from a different location, even if disaster strikes.