Tuesday, November 16, 2021

BrandPost: Avoiding the High Cost of Downtime

There’s no doubt about it; IT downtime is expensive. According to some estimates, downtime costs can range from $84,000 [1] an hour on the low end to $5 million an hour [2] for big organizations.

And downtime resulting from a power failure is doubly frustrating because it’s often avoidable with an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) solution. That is when such solutions actually work.

The rate of power-related downtime is steadily falling. But it still occurs. And the number-one cause of power supply interruption: UPS failure.[3] Fortunately, IT managers can do something about it.

The UPS Challenge

Organizations face a critical challenge around power management, explains Greg Johnson, head of sales in North America for Schneider Electric. “Most of the personas responsible for closets really know IT. They know less about power.”

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Thanks to Brand Post (see source)

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