Overheard: Word of the Day

Jul 10 2008   4:00AM GMT

Overhead: The cost of downtime

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

vassrinivasan.gif The Meta Group reports that the downtime cost for each company in the Energy Industry is $2.8 million/hour; in the Telecom Industry $2.0 million/hour; and for Financial Institutions, $1.4 million/hour.

Dr. Vas Srinivasan, Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning: Not Just IT’s Job

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