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Business Outages

Why do some industries and organizations suffer more serious, high profile outages than others?

In a recent Uptime Institute Intelligence note, we considered…
How to avoid outages: Try harder2019

How to avoid outages: Try harder!

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Uptime Institute has spent years analyzing the roots causes for…
IT Outages and Airline Industry2019

IT Outages in the Airline Industry, A New Report by the GAO

Uptime Institute’s Annual outage analysis, published early…
Data Center Outage Severity Rating SystemUptime Institute, 2019

Comparing the severity of IT service outages: Uptime Institute's Outage Severity Rating

Avoiding IT service outages is a big concern for any operator…

"Think Globally, Act Locally": Re-Evaluating Data Center Resiliency in the Face of Climate Change

The 1970s-era environmental phrase “Think globally, act locally,”…
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Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy

An Uptime Institute survey reveals that best practices and preparation…