IT Outages Cost American Companies Billions

December 2010
Channel Insider;12/9/2010, p1
The article offers information on the study from CA Technologies on information technology (IT) system downtime, resulting to 26.5 billion loss in revenue each year for businesses in North America. It states that about 29% of the average company's earning power is reduced by downtime, which is about 10 hours of IT downtime a year suffered by a company on average. According to the study, the solution is to leverage data protection strategies in enabling more rapid recoveries.


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