UPDATED Cost of Data Center Downtime

A new study quantifies the cost of data center downtime at $7,900/minute.  Read the full article at Data Center Knowledge.  Here are some interesting takeaways:

  • 91% of respondents reported an unplanned outage in the past 24 months
  • Average cost of data center downtime: $7,900 per minute. It was $5,600 per minute in 2010
  • Average reported incident length: 86 minutes
  • Average cost per incident: $690,200

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