For any data center, whether internal or external, the goal should be as close to zero downtime as possible. Not only does downtime in your data center affect your staff or clients, but it hurts the corporation as well. The cost of downtime can cause your business to spiral into debt or even close it’s doors. To avoid this threat and improve your data center uptime, you also need to understand the cost associated with potential outages.
According to the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of data center downtime across industries was