According to IDC , the average cost of an infrastructure failure is $100,000 — each and every hour.
Moreover, the firm found that the average total cost to a Fortune 1000 company of unplanned application downtime per year is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion with the average cost of a critical application failure at $500,000 to $1 million per hour.
With figures like this, it’s understandable why eliminating downtime is a significant driver of DevOps process improvement and new infrastructure adoption. In addition to its financial and customer satisfaction effects, downtime can have serious implications for businesses like healthcare or emergency communications services where uptime is truly a matter of life or death. For firms like these, DevOps automation can play a significant role in building in redundancies, failover, and disaster recovery plans to ensure that no matter what happens the service is available to customers. At Flux7, we help eliminate downtime through our patent-pending Enterprise DevOps Framework which features: