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INFOGRAPHIC: Data Center Downtime

INFOGRAPHIC: Data Center Downtime | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Data - The cost of even a brief outage can be extreme. Some media outlets estimated that Amazon’s 49-minute outage
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Downtime on a large scale can cost an entire economy huge revenues, this Inforgraphic goes a long way to explaining how.

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An interesting infographic about data center downtime.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Beware of Data Center Downtime | Visual.ly

INFOGRAPHIC: Beware of Data Center Downtime | Visual.ly | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Time is money. And when it comes to your data, downtime can be a disaster. According to a survey by the Aberdeen Group, 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.
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Cloud downtime has cost industry $70 million thus far | Cloud Pro

Cloud downtime has cost industry $70 million thus far | Cloud Pro | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
New report by International Working Group on Cloud Computing Resiliency finds that cloud services outages run to 10 hours per year...
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How Low-Cost Telecom Killed Five 9s in Cloud Computing

How Low-Cost Telecom Killed Five 9s in Cloud Computing | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

Achieving five 9s reliability has been an important concept in telecommunications and computing for a long time. Literally, “five 9s” is defined as your computing infrastructure working 99.999% of the time (which means the maximum downtime in a year is no more than 5 minutes and 15.36 seconds annually, or slightly longer in a leap year).

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10 disaster preparation questions you should ask your cloud provider

10 disaster preparation questions you should ask your cloud provider | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
A typical cloud contract contains uptime clauses and credits for missed service levels, but it often fails to adequately protect the enterprise customer.
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