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Archive for May, 2011

(down)Time is Money

I was forwarded a link to an article today that reported on the cost of an unscheduled outage. The report states that downtime (across various industries) was approximately $5,600 per minute. I have collected a series of time and outage risks costs over the years (see table below), and this rate of $5K/min may seem [...]

As my colleague Heidi Biggar has pointed out, this is the time of the year when VMworld opens up their public voting process to help select which sessions will make it to the conference’s final agenda. There are a number of HDS sessions up for the vote, one of which is my session on the [...]

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