What Does Downtime Really Cost?

We'll Be Right Back Hanging Store Sign Absent Break ClosedUnscheduled downtime is inevitable, but how much does it really cost businesses? The average business experiences 14 hours of downtime each year, and according to a study by the Ponemon Institute, one minute of downtime costs businesses an average of $5,600.

The same study found that the cost of data center outages ranges from $38,969 to $1,017,746 per organization, with an overall cost of $505,502 per incident. But the costs of downtime reach further than loss of sales – businesses also lose return customers, advertising dollars and experience damage to their reputation. If the performance of your site continually suffers, your loyal customers may very well move onto your competitors. Major outages also tend to draw negative media attention, causing potentially long-term damage to the reputation of your brand. Running pay-per-click ads? You’ll be paying for clicks that lead to a down website, losing precious advertising dollars and potential purchase conversions.

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