Q&A: How Much Does an Hour of Downtime Cost?

Archived Published: 29 September 2009 ID: G00171405


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Companies that understand how to estimate the cost of an outage, in the for-profit and the not-for-profit domains, can better plan their disaster recovery investments.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • How much does an hour of downtime cost?
      • Outage Impact to Not-for-Profit Organizations
      • Outage Impact to Business
      • Margin Impact
      • Productivity Impact
      • Penalties
      • The Value of Average Costs — Your Mileage May Vary
      • Bottom Line
  • Recommended Reading
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