Whether planned or unplanned, downtime poses a constant, costly challenge to IT managers. Researcher IDC estimates that downtime costs organizations worldwide billions of dollars each year. It is not surprising, then, that many IT managers are in the vanguard of the effort to eliminate, or at least lessen, the impact of downtime.
No matter how good an enterprise's network is, data loss and system crashes are inevitable. And no matter what the cause, when business information isn't available, every minute down costs money. That is why today's enterprises need a plan that gets the network back up and running within minutes, not hours or days.
Loss of productivity due to unplanned or planned downtime is becoming more of a drain on organizations and therefore more unacceptable.