For the business owners and IT managers, data center downtime is the stuff of nightmares. Servers crashing and unresponsive, hours, days, even months of work obliterated, sales calls missed, clients angry, business slowing, it’s enough to make you wake up in a cold sweat.
In the hyper-connected world we live in today, downtime is more than just not being able to access your financial software, it means business is impacted from almost every angle. The bad news is because of this reliance on data access, the average cost of downtime has risen substantially to a whopping $9,000 per minute! The good news? There are ways to prevent downtime and prepare for disasters when they do happen.
The infographic below illustrates the results of recent studies to show the truth about data center downtime: what are the costs, the reasons it happens, and how companies are doing in preparing for it. Click here to see the full infographic.