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.

Stopping Black Friday Outages, Before They Start – Part 3 – Downtime

Better prepared. Get a monitoring service that conducts automatic trace route diagnostics when downtime and outages occur. And lets dream a little here…won’t it be cool if a website monitoring service took a video of the error and you could play it back so you could see what your user’s experienced? Website monitoring with video capture of downtime errors…so 2013 sounding, isn’t it? Or is it?