A data center’s main function should be to provide constant uptime for the mission-critical applications it houses. However, unplanned outages can happen, and data center operators must be proactive in finding ways to prevent them. According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2016 survey, Cost of Data Center Outages, UPS system failure remains as the top cause of unplanned data center outages. Understanding the causes of data center outages and finding ways to address them are crucial to preventing business disruption that can lead to customer churn and damaged reputations.
Read the article over at 365 Data Centers here.