The True Cost of Downtime
By Kevin Goldberg
Do you know how much your organization risks with every potential outage?
Application performance issues can impact away more than revenue, your brand
might take a substantial hit as well. Hundreds, thousands of potential
customers could take to Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, the App Store and voice
their complaints and give poor reviews simply because your app crashed,
stalled, or they weren’t able to successfully check out.
Unfortunately, application issues are inevitable. Even if your uptime SLA is
99%, your application would still be down over an hour and a half per week,
over 3 and half days per year! According to the Aberdeen Group, large
companies lose an average of $686,250 per hour of downtime. Emerson Network
Power and Ponemon Institute also paints a gloomy picture showing that these
downtime costs are increasing every ... (more)
LeftHand Networks announced its support for VMware Site Recovery Manager.
VMware Site Recovery Manager is a pioneering product for disaster recovery
management and automation. Part of VMware’s suite of management and
automation products for the data center, VMware Site Recovery Manager
simplifies business continuity planning and testing, and reduces the risk and
complexity associated with implementing disaster recovery. LeftHand
Networks’ certified Storage Replication Adapter allows customers to
deploy a complete disaster recovery (DR) solution that automates DR for ... (more)
Sentry42 has today announced that it will partner with EBRC, the Luxembourg
based data centre operator, in order to be a able to provide geographically
diverse disaster recovery positions to its customers.
Sentry42, the data centre colocation business of Migration Solutions, has
agreed a partnership with ebrc of Luxembourg. The Sentry42 Norwich data
centre opened last year and is a state-of-the-art colocation centre on the
outskirts of Norwich, Norfolk. Boasting very high environmental credentials
and one of the highest levels of security in any UK data centre, the Sentry42
A hurricane strikes and your healthcare facility must care for an influx of
injured patients. How quickly will you able to access your computer systems
and electronic data?
While most healthcare facilities have disaster recovery plans in place, many
are based on an outdated paradigm in which information technology was much
less critical than it is today. Today, many healthcare providers lack
adequate capabilities to restore critical information and services in an
adequate amount of time in the event of a disaster.
With the rapid migration of healthcare systems from manual, paper-... (more)
ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleContinuity, Inc. announced today
that states, counties and municipalities can now purchase TeleContinuity's
telecommunication voice continuity solution directly from the Federal
government under the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Disaster
Recovery Purchasing Authority. "State and local governments can now use
federal disaster relief and recovery contracts normally only available to
federal agencies. Purchases must be for recovery from a major disaster, an
act of terrorism, or to purchase these goods and services in advance o... (more)
WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new online video from SunGard
Availability Services aimed at business and IT professionals outlines the
critical success factors in creating and maintaining a disaster recovery
plan. The informational video examines disaster recovery planning, looks at
how to address the top challenges in developing a plan, defines the essential
contributors to involve in the planning process, recommends plan testing
strategies and describes how to update a plan to ensure it is effective at
time of need.
Disaster recovery planning expert, Don Norbeck of ... (more)