7x24 Facts and figures
The meaning of critical system breakdowns.
- According to Gartner Group ca. 40% of the companies who experience a significant breakdown of important systems have to face an insolvency in the following years.
- Only a small amount of the company managers know the actual downtime costs. Gartner specifies the costs per breakdown and branch as follows:
|Retail trade (webshop)||100.000 €|
|Media (Pay per View)||140.000 €|
|Telco/credit trading||2 million €|
|Stock trading||6 million €|
- Most of the time a prevention occurs with hardware technical instruments. Mirrored cluster systems with automated Failover are the common use. The problem thereby: only ca. 20% of all breakdowns are actually hardware failure related.
- An important core aspect of possible downtime scenarios are the software itself and too few administrative knowledge and capacities.