Hurricane Sandy. Derecho of 2012. Typhoon Bopha. Over and over, disasters like these wreak havoc around the world, wiping out critical power and telecommunications systems. With the smart cities market expected to grow to over $1 billion by 2016 – and smart energy being the fastest growing segment of the smart city market, reaching $80.7 billion by 2016 – how does a 21st century global city prepare its infrastructure for the next disaster?