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Downtime and Outages In the News

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Downtime and Outages In the News


 

Downtime and outages are in the news again!

Recently Jennifer Booton of FoxBusiness reported on how Online Outages Wear on Profits, Not Just Customers Patience. She observes that not just cyber attacks, but the seemingly preventable internal glitches are also raising havoc for business consistency, noting that "an outage in United's Unimatic software used to control its ground operations delayed flights nationwide, causing a furry of passenger backlash a week before the busy Thanksgiving travel weekend and denting the No. 1 U.S. carrier's image."

We know downtime and outages are bad, but just how costly are they?

Below we highlight a recent infographic laying out the costs and impact of downtime on todays's systems. 

The Cost of Down Time

The Cost of Down Time 

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Martin Perlin