CostOfDowntime

What is the cost of Downtime?

In a recent report by IDC titled, “DevOps and the Cost of Downtime: Fortune 1000 Best Practice Metrics Quantified,” the cost of downtime was explored across Fortune 1000 organizations. The numbers they arrived at may surprise you. The average cost of application downtime among fortune 1000 companies was estimated at somewhere between 500,000 and 1 million dollars per hour! The total cost of downtime per year was estimated to be between 1.25 billion and 2.5 billion dollars per year.