Should Users Run Their Own Cloud Crash Safety Harness?

It is clearly very hard to eliminate infrastructure outage, even for some of the biggest players in the industry. However, we are heading to an era where Cloud infrastructure may be ‘too big to fail’, are companies going to ensure they are ready for this? Ultimately, it is an issue of the economic value of risk. Those with sound risk management practice in place would have less to fear, I am not sure many have though.