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Peer Connect Perspectives: How to Schedule System Downtimes for Patching?

Published: 11 February 2020

ID: G00467181

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


Many enterprises are faced with a challenge to plan system downtimes for patching, testing failover and updates. A Peer Connect member requests his peers to share their cadences and insights on this challenge.

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Peer Strategies

  • Determine Your Company‚Äôs Tolerance for Risk
    • Notify Teams About Possible Interruptions
    • Ensure That Patching Occurs in Phases in Different Departments
    • Modernize Solutions to Avoid System Downtimes
  • Key Take-Aways
  • About Peer Connect Content

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