An Easy Way to Calculate the Cost of Storage Downtime

Eliminating storage downtime remains a top priority for enterprise IT professionals, according to a recent survey by NetApp. In fact, a majority of respondents said even limited system outages due to planned maintenance had become unacceptable for many of their business-critical applications. Perhaps most surprising were the hidden costs associated with storage maintenance operations—costs that can be avoided by deploying storage systems running the clustered Data ONTAP operating system.


Read this short article to understand how to estimate the savings that can be achieved by eliminating planned and unplanned storage downtime.



Mike McNamara