Average Cost of a Data Center Outage


Time is money.  And data center downtime is A LOT of money.  That’s what the latest findings from the Ponemon Institute indicate in their most recent edition of the Cost of Data Center Outages report.
The average cost of a data center outage in 2016 now stands at $740,357, up 38% from when the report was first developed in 2010.  That’s $8,851 per minute of lost revenue, and unproductive employees (“e-mail’s down, time for some minesweeper!”). 

Read the article over at Data Center Frontier here.

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