Do You Know the Cost of Data Center Downtime? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Time is money. And when it comes to your data, downtime can be a disaster.

According to a survey by the Aberdeen Group — illustrated below — organizations lose an average of $138,000 for every hour their data centers are down. For companies with more than 1,000 employees, that’s $1.1 million per year.

So, what’s the solution? For many organizations, it’s outsourcing to the cloud, which reduces the impact of data center downtime by an average of 1.6 hours, and a cost savings of almost $800,000 per year.

Beware of Data Center Downtime

Is downtime afflicting your data center? How are you protecting your organization from the resulting loss of productivity and profitability?

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  1. Deborah Holzer

    The Cloud just makes sense for any business, of any size. My company specializes in fire suppression systems for data/server rooms, but I would always recommend storing data in the cloud – fires aren’t the only kind of disaster an IT manager needs to worry about!