System downtime can mean a real disaster for a business, yet it happens with surprising frequency. And the root cause in the majority of system downtimes lies in the storage infrastructure more often than not.
For solution providers, the possibility of system downtime provides an opportunity to work closely with customers to comb through their IT infrastructures to find potential problems waiting to happen and to put in place new technology or disaster-recovery or business-continuity plans to reduce the chance of a system going down and/or mitigate the potential impact.
To help open the door to such opportunities, CRN has gleaned some interesting statistics sure to get attention from customers. Turn the page, get the stats, and start calling those customers.