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Tuesday, 13 November 2007 02:04

Data Center Downtime Quiz

Written by  Barbara Kolbl

With the increasing reliance on today's computer systems and networks for the day to day running of businesses, there is an imminent threat to business continuity. Computer systems can be affected by a variety of sources, power outages, water leaks, systems failures, etc. Most companies have some sort of backup system in place, example UPS for power failure, but fail to take into account other hidden factors. It is no longer a question if you will experience system or environmental failures, but when. The 10 question quiz that follows can assist in assessing your company's risk of experiencing downtime due to system or environment failures.