Milwaukee Biz Blog: Emergency plan preserved data as fire destroyed Burlington plant

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:25 pm

As the heat of a fire started raising the temperatures on the computer systems at the Echo Lake Foods plant in Burlington, Jan. 30, technicians at Xenitel, a Waukesha information technology (IT) service company, took quick action to preserve the plant’s data.


The Elkin Co., the parent company of Echo Lake Foods, had hired Xenitel to create a disaster preparation plan that included moving the plant’s data to “the cloud,” a virtual online platform.

Read more in today’s Milwaukee Biz Blog by BizTimes reporter Molly Newman. For additional coverage, watch the 6 p.m. newscast of WISN-Channel 12 tonight. WISN-Channel 12 is a media partner of BizTimes.

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