Causes of Business Downtime

  • UPS-related Issues: UPS Battery Failure (55%), UPS Capacity Exceeded (46%)

  • Human-related Issues: Human Error (48%), Cyber Attack (34%)

  • Environment-related Issues: Water Incursion (32%), Weather Related (30%)

  • Equipment-related Issues: IT Equipment Failure (33%), Heat/CRAC Failure (29%), CDU/Circuit Breaker Failure (26%)

Effects of Business Downtime

  • Case Study: 93% of of companies that lose their data center for 10 days will go bankrupt within a year.

  • Case Study: 43% of companies that experience a disaster never reopen. Only 6% of those that do will survive long-term.

Implement a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)

  • Step 1: Perform a Business Impact Analysis – Tier recovery data into order of importance.

  • Step 2: Perform a Risk Assessment – Identify potential points of failure.

  • Step 3: Manage Your Risks – Put solutions into place to manage your risks.

Infographic Disaster Recovery

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