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The Five Biggest Costs of Data Center Downtime

Posted by Erik Stabile on Nov 14, 2016 12:46:26 PM

Data center downtime is one of the most expensive threats facing IT professionals today. The overall cost of downtime can range from thousands of dollars per minute to hundreds of thousands of dollars per hour, depending on the size and severity of the outage.

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Topics: uptime, downtime, power distribution and monitoring

What Would it Take to Bring Down Your Data Center?

Posted by Erik Stabile on Oct 5, 2016 12:29:17 PM

Earlier this month, the massive Global Switch data 2 center in London experienced an outage when a high-voltage circuit breaker failed in a diesel rotary UPS device.

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Topics: downtime, data center power

What’s The Real Cost of Data Center Downtime?

Posted by Josh Schaap on May 6, 2016 9:30:31 AM

Ever experienced that sinking feeling when you check in on your 401k only to find that it’s been slowly hemorrhaging your future away for the past six months? Financial advisors will, of course, tell you to hold tight, play the long game and wait out the ups and downs. That’s a good strategy when you’ve got years until retirement, but it’s not a particularly helpful approach when you’re running a data center.

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Topics: downtime, data center uptime

Downtime Is a Big Problem, According to Fed IT Workers

Posted by Eric Giacomini on Apr 9, 2015 7:00:00 AM

A total of 300 federal IT workers recently took the time to grade their departments’ downtime management strategies in a survey conducted by Meritalk, as was reported in a Financial Times article.

The results of the survey were not pretty, indicating that downtime is one of the biggest cyber issues facing the federal government in 2015.

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Topics: Data Center, environmental monitoring, power monitoring, downtime, federal government

Why is the data center power market growing so quickly?

Posted by Josh Schaap on Apr 6, 2015 7:00:00 AM

A new study from Research and Markets shows that data center power monitoring technology will continue to be a “go to” power management solution for network professionals over the next several years.

The report, titled “Data Center Power Market by Solutions, by Services, by Verticals & Regions – Market Forecasts and Analysis (2014-2019),” shows that the global data center power market will grow from $15.19 billion in 2014 to $23.67 billion in 2019. This demonstrates a compound annual growth rate of 9.3 percent.

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Topics: Data Center, power monitoring, power management, capacity planning, Server Technology, downtime, equipment life

The Five Biggest Costs of Data Center Downtime

Posted by Erik Stabile on Mar 23, 2015 9:32:00 AM

Data center downtime is one of the most expensive threats facing IT professionals today. The overall cost of downtime can range from thousands of dollars per minute to hundreds of thousands of dollars per hour, depending on the size and severity of the outage.

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Topics: uptime, downtime, power distribution and monitoring

Study Shows Enterprise Data Centers Experience More Downtime Than Co-location Centers

Posted by Sandi Terry on Mar 13, 2015 1:50:11 PM

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Topics: data center power, uptime, downtime, data center downtime

Every Strong Customer Application Is Backed by a Healthy Server

Posted by Josh Schaap on Feb 4, 2015 8:46:53 AM

Your customer has been trying to get your application to work for about 10 minutes. But the application just won’t load since your main server is experiencing power-related downtime. As a result, the customer can’t complete his or her order.

What will your customer do as a result of your application downtime? Chances are likely that he or she will seek out a competitor that can provide a working application. This means your company will lose out on this business transaction, and potentially the customer’s trust in your company.

As this example proves, uptime should be a primary focus of your data center. If your business-critical servers aren’t functioning, your bottom line will be directly affected. That is, your customer-facing application is only as strong as the network infrastructure that powers it.

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Topics: Server Technolgy, uptime, power distribution, downtime, server

The Five Biggest Costs of Data Center Downtime

Posted by Josh Schaap on Jan 21, 2015 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Data Center, Server Technology, downtime, power distribution and monitoring

SPM Guides You Forward : Part Five - What happened?

Posted by Robert Faulkner on Aug 25, 2014 2:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Data Center, downtime, power outage, human error

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