Zero Downtime Is Not a Pipe Dream

Organizations have an ever-decreasing tolerance for downtime in the modern datacenter. Google’s brief (5 minute) downtime reportedly cost the company $500,000—and reduced global Internet traffic by 40% during that time (Forrester Research).
Minimizing the risk of both planned and unplanned downtime is a top priority for you and your IT department, but there is a way to stay one step ahead of these risks and react quickly to keep your business running. Key features each server initiative should take into account are: