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The Cost of Downtime

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 16, 2014

This is a follow-up to last weeks post on network downtime as several have asked “What is the cost of  network downtime?” Based on industry surveys, the number we typically cite is $5,600 p/minute, which extrapolates to well over $300K p/hour (see Ensure Cost Balances Out With Risk in High-Availability Data Centers by Dave Cappuccio). However, this is just […]

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