The average cost-per-minute of datacenter downtime has gone up 41 percent since 2010, Ponemon study shows.
451 Research also found that midsize and small cloud vendors have a good chance of earning revenue, despite the crowded market.
A UPS problem fries both the primary and backup networking equipment, causing headaches over two days.
Top sites such as Amazon have experienced 100 percent uptime this holiday season. But other big names haven’t fared so well.
Growing demands on data center operators can cost time and money, says a Symantec report. The solution? Better data management.
When business applications stop providing end users with services, the meter starts running.
Data center operators need to remember to bring customers into the loop.
Windows Azure, Google Talk, and Twitter all experienced outages today. That underscores how data in the cloud isn’t always available.